Maniar To Sell SF Home To Help Fund Diamond Oaks ReOrg Plan

December 14, 2010

Dinesh Maniar, whose wine and race-horse empire went into Chapter 11 last fall, has agreed to sell his San Francisco home in order to provide $1.8 million in funding for the Diamond Oaks Vineyards (DOV) reorganization plan. Court documents indicate that the money is a sweetener to convince secured creditors to approve the plan. REORGANIZATION […]

Calif Appeals Court Finds For W.J. Deutsch In $5.6 Million Renwood Winery Litigation

December 8, 2010

Renwood Winery has lost its bid to invalidate an arbitrator’s decision in a contract dispute with W.J. Deutsch (WJD). The California Court of Appeals for the Third District, (Sacramento) decided on Dec. 6 that an Oct. 29, 2009 arbitration decision from the Judicial Arbitration & Mediation Service (JAMS) was valid and that Renwood Winery owes […]