Wine Mergers & Acquisitions Heat Up

August 26, 2015

Rumors and other information about the following pending acquisitions have been filling Wine Industry Insight’s email in-box for more that three weeks now. WII has been unable to formally confirm these with the principals involved, so the ultimate outcomes may differ from what is known now. However, multiple highly-placed sources say that at least two […]

Court Updates – Cameron Hughes Wine Co., Deerfield Ranch Winery, Dahl Murder/Suicide Aftermath

August 18, 2015

The updates in this edition come mainly from conversations and emails from premium Wine Executive News subscribers like you who have asked, “Whatever happened to [fill in the blank]?” In this Godot edition, we will fill in those [blanks] with Cameron Hughes Wine Company, Deerfield Ranch Winery, and Robert Dahl, the vintner who killed his […]

Ultra-Premium Vintner Genius Wines In Chapt 7 Liquidation, Online Auction Set

August 5, 2015

Note: This is part 1 of a 2-part series. The bankruptcy of a high-end, yet never-profitable boutique Sonoma County vintner has left behind a trail of lawsuits, broken relationships, anger and frustration among a once-tight group of Canadian citizens, one of whom remains the owner of a prized, ultra-premium Chalk Hill AVA vineyard near Healdsburg. […]