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JaM Cellars Inc. Minority Shareholder Files Lawsuit Against John Anthony Truchard

January 09, 2020

Winemaker Robert Lloyd alleges John Anthony Truchard deprived him of his fair share in JaM's profits, according to the complaint filed Monday in Napa County Superior Court. Lloyd co-founded JaM in 2009 and was behind the creation of the company's bestseller Chardonnay, "Butter," according to the lawsuit. He has owned 19.9 percent of the company stock since 2013, according to the court filing