Prominent Napa Valley vintner and Dean & Deluca owner Leslie Rudd and other investors bought Clos Pegase Winery on Tuesday, promising to expand and improve the vineyard known as much for its art and architecture as for its wines.
Robert Nicholson of International Wine Associates, the mergers and acquisitions advisory firm that specializes in wine industry transactions, announced today that IWA served as exclusive advisors and represented Oregon's Resonance Vineyard in the sale to France's Maison Louis Jadot.
Students receive a solid grounding in the program's foundation and intermediate levels, learning financial modeling and the many components that contribute to the cost of creating, producing and selling a bottle of wine.
City Winery owner Michael Dorf confirmed today that he expects to purchase a warehouse building in Nashville, TN. and sign a long-term lease on the historic Napa Valley Opera House in Napa, CA. and subsequently open City Wineries in both locations.
I found discolored, speckled, and/or shriveled fruit. Now, this broke my heart, since I am an avid muscadine "grazer." This was a term that my mother used as she checked over the vine for those extra sweet grapes during late summer and early fall.
In a previous column, I noted that one can't speak of the growth and evolution of the California wine industry without mentioning the name Paul Hobbs. The same is true to an even greater extent with Hobbs's influence in Argentina.