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Arbor Hill founder and winemaster John Brahm III dies unexpectedly at 76

March 04, 2019

Arbor Hill, which opened in 1987, is also owned by Brahm's wife, Katie Brahm, their daughter, Sherry Brahm, and her husband, John French. John and Katie Brahm celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2014. Brahm was found dead around noon Saturday, according to a news release issued by the Ontario County Sheriff's Office on Sunday. First responders who were dispatched to his Hawks Road address in Naples found him trapped between a minivan and a garage, according to the release. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office is investigating but said it appears to be accidental.