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A Bryant Family Legal Footnote – Co-Trustee of Family Trust sues Bettina Sulser Bryant & third-co-trustee

Becky Hubert — sister of the ailing Donald L. Bryant — has sued Bettina Sulser Bryant and St. Louis attorney Thomas R. Corbett for non-payment of trustee fees. Hubert, Sulser Bryant and Corbett are all co-trustees of the Donald L. Bryant Jr. Revocable Trust and the Donald L. Bryant Jr. Family Art Trust. The suit […]

Vineyard House Seeks Injunction To Stop Constellation Brands From Using “To Kalon” Labeled Wines

  See also: original 2019 Wine Industry Insight coverage at this link: To-Kalon lawsuit dismissed, but “iconic” still all about myth, Benjamins, and grapes at $38K/Ton   NEWS RELEASE (unedited) — Nov. 20, 2019   YESTERDAY, The Vineyard House, LLC (TVH) filed a motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin Constellation Brands U.S. Operations, […]

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Ailing Vintner, Art Collector Donald Bryant & Wife Face Mountains of Debt

Ailing Art Collector Faces a Very Modern Problem: Mountains of Debt Copyright 2019, Dow-Jones/Wall Street Journal Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. By Kelly Crow Nov. 18, 2019 St. Louis insurance executive Donald L. Bryant Jr. pumped his fist in Sotheby’s hushed New York saleroom when he won a $37 million Gerhard Richter streetscape six […]

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Bryant Family Vineyards tries last ditch legal ploy to keep consultant’s case in California – Updated Nov. 1

This is a 10/31/19 UPDATE to: Bryant Family Vineyards case against financial consultant booted out of San Francisco, transferred to NY   Attorneys for Bryant Family Vineyards played their last cards in a last ditch attempt to keep their lawsuit against consultant Lauren Ridenhour from being transferred to New York.   The Bryant attorneys have […]

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Bryant Family Vineyards case against financial consultant booted out of San Francisco court, transferred to NY

  Lauren Ridenhour, a former financial consultant to Donald I. Bryant Jr., and his wife, Bettina Sulser Bryant has been granted her request to have a contract dispute moved from San Francisco Federal District Court to New York federal court where Ridenhour is suing the Bryants.   The rest of this 494-word article and full court […]

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Fire updates: Kincade Fire grows to 21,900 acres, 5% containment

Late breaking news will be added here Latest news: Kincade Fire grows to 21,900 acres in Sonoma County

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Kunde, VWE sue insurance carriers over failure to pay for 2017 smoke taint fire damage.

Kunde Enterprises, Inc. and Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. (VWE) have filed a joint lawsuit that seeks to compel nine insurance companies to reimburse them for approximately $20 million in smoke taint damages resulting from the 2017 October 2017 wildfires in Northern California.   Kunde Enterprises is the owner of Kunde Family Winery in Kenwood. VWE, […]

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Bryant Family Vineyards court adversaries make an issue out of court coverage by Wine Industry Insight

The attorney for Lauren Ridenhour, the financial consultant who claims that Bryant Family Vineyards wrongly terminated her services, has filed a letter with the San Francisco U.S. District Court alleging that Wine Industry Insight’s articles are evidence that Bryant Family Winery’s attorneys are engaged in a  Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP). Bryant Family Winery’s […]

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Why Bryant Wine’s San Fran lawsuit vs consultant could get SLAPP-ed down

Other articles in this series: Sulser Bryant sues to silence the whistleblower who once saved her $3 million Sulser Bryant’s imaginary media conspiracy Bryant Winery lawyer issues wandering letter filled with vague unsubstantiated claims and asks for a retraction. (Rejected) NOTE: This three-part update is based primarily on new court filings and judicial decisions.   […]

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Sulser Bryant’s imaginary media conspiracy

Other articles in this series: Sulser Bryant sues to silence the whistleblower who once saved her $3 million SLAPP Shot? How Sulser Bryant’s San Francisco lawsuit against her former financial consultant may violate state law Bryant Winery lawyer issues wandering letter filled with vague unsubstantiated claims and asks for a retraction. (Rejected) NOTE: This three-part […]

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