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A Deeper Meaning Of Terroir For A Sonoma Winemaking Living Legend

May 23, 2019

Last February, Merry sold her winery and vineyards to the Champagne house Louis Roederer. A few years back she did choose an assistant winemaker to eventually take over for her as winemaker, although she was not planning on selling at the time. Merry noted, "I recruited a young winemaker in 2015, Heidi von der Mehden, and the idea was to have her come in and be my succession plan as I felt that I needed more help as I had gotten older and my many responsibilities as CEO, CFO, being on the road a lot, just became too much."