Wine grape outlaw Jeff Hill scores multi-million-dollar stock deal

February 21, 2018

DISCLOSURE: Lewis Perdue has worked for Dow-Jones and is a former business and financial columnist for MarketWatch, TheStreet.Com and the Wall Street Journal online. He does not own any wine, agricultural or chemical related stocks. Despite two felony convictions and a current federal indictment, Jeffry Hill has scored an agribusiness stock deal that could be […]

TTB investigation source says Justice Dept. dropping ball on Jeff Hill Napa Valley grape fraud case

February 15, 2018

According to TTB personnel close to the case, federal prosecutors appear to have fumbled the wire & mail fraud case against Jeffry Hill. “Disgusting…disappointing,”a senior TTB official told Wine Industry Insight concerning the long delays in the case. Hill has been charged with perpetuating a wide-ranging Napa Valley grape and wine fraud case so extensive […]

Silicon Valley Bank Predicts the US Wine Industry is at the Tail End of a 20-Year Growth Period

February 14, 2018

NEWS RELEASE. EMBARGOED UNTIL 4 P.M. PDT, FEBRUARY 4, 2017 This news and link to the full report sent exclusively  to Wine Executive News premium subscribers at 4:01 p.m., Feb. 4, 2017   Retiring baby boomers and frugal millennials are driving a rotation of consumer preferences HELENA, Calif. – February 15, 2018 – Silicon Valley […]