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Leslie Rudd, Founding Member of Vintage Wine Estates, Passes Away

May 04, 2018

Entrepreneur Leslie Rudd, a founding member of Vintage Wine Estates, passed away Thursday morning from cancer. "Leslie Rudd is the definition of an entrepreneur. Like all great entrepreneurs, he was a forward-thinker. He had uncanny instincts about the future of food and beverage in America and his influence on our industry cannot be overstated," said Pat Roney, Vintage Wine Estates president.