Simultaneously evicted and not. Is Rabbit Ridge the Schrödinger’s Cat of Wineries?

August 25, 2021

Rabbit Ridge Winery, aka Rabbit Ridge Wine Sales, aka Rabbit Ridge Vineyards as well as its owners seem to be simultaneously alive and dead according to whomever has opened the lid to the Schrödinger box. Sale delayed by current confusion. Significantly, the Schrödinger’s Cat-like confusion has delayed a sale of the property formerly used by the […]

Rabbit Ridge Winery Bankruptcy Trustee Hires Farm Operator for 2021 Harvest; Most Grapes Still Unsold

August 17, 2021

Less than a quarter of Rabbit Ridge Winery’s 253 tons of Paso Robles wine grapes have been committed to buyers according to a 70-page, Aug. 9 court filing by court-appointed bankruptcy trustee Richard A. Marshack who is charged with overseeing the winery’s Chapter 7 asset liquidations. Table of available grapes, yield estimates and price/ton Farm […]

Right-wine extremist from L.A. who turned a Lodi vineyard into a shooting range cops a plea with Feds

August 14, 2021

Right-wing extremist Benjamin Jong Ren Hung who, according to FBI court documents, turned his family’s Lodi-area vineyard into a militia-style, illegal firearms training camp — complete with human target mannequins — has signed a plea deal with federal prosecutors. (Full 37-page plea deal document available for premium Wine Executive News subscribers. [download id=”120841″]) As previously […]