About

La Garde is a unique family of stainless steel wine tanks with exceptional features. Respecting sacred winemaking heritage and tradition, La Garde brings together new engineering and technologies to produce tanks of unequalled quality and versatility.

Our team works with advanced technologies allowing them to optimize the fabrication process of all elements composing the tank. Then, the tanks are assembled by hand to give them an unsurpassed quality and finish.

La Garde tanks are designed, manufactured and tested through rigorous finite element analysis to ensure heavy duty performance. The use of the latest graphic software allows us to bring you tanks perfectly suited to your space and equipment needs. La Garde tanks are used for regular fermentation as well as for racking barrels, aging, blending and bottling wines.

La Garde is a division of SML Stainless Steel Group; a family owned, ISO 9001-2008 certified company, which has been proudly serving its clientele since 1966. Its history of excellence in design, fabrication, delivery and installation of stainless steel products is unequalled. All 185 employees stand with pride behind every item ever made and delivered by SML and La Garde.

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A History of Excellence

La Garde is a division of SML Stainless Steel Group; a family owned, ISO 9001-2008 certified company in the stainless steel industry since 1966. A major manufacturing outfit with clients on three continents, SML specializes in the custom manufacturing of turnkey stainless steel parts and products. It is particularly known for the production of high-end commercial kitchens found in some of the world’s greatest restaurants.

Its industrial division specializes in the fabrication of stainless steel components for the commercial, industrial and institutional sectors. It produces foodservice equipment as well as medical and laboratory equipment, furniture and appliances. SML is also active in the transportation industry.

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