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Bankruptcy Trustee Rips Into Rabbit Ridge Owner In Contempt Of Court Battle

The complete 111-page court document from which this article was prepared can be accessed by Wine Executive News premium subscribers. CCBill premium subscribers, please click this link. Stripe premium subscribers, please click this link Click here to Subscribe to Wine Executive News The following text is the beginning summary of Court Document ECF352 -Trustee Reply […]

Patent Lawsuit Against Gallo by Vineyard Investigations May Be Nearing End

Full documents and other content in this article can be accessed by Wine Executive News premium subscribers. CCBill premium subscribers, please click this link. Stripe premium subscribers, please click this link Click here to Subscribe to Wine Executive News When scientist/vintner and Vineyard Investigations, Inc. (VII) owner Paul Skinner approached E. & J. Gallo in […]

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Rabbit Ridge New Owner Responds To Trustee’s Contempt of Court Filing.

A NOTE from Lewis Perdue, Wine Industry Insight Publisher and Executive Editor: Because the court filing was filed late yesterday (July 5), and because I am having  eye surgery early tomorrow morning, I have written a lead paragraph accompanied by an attached PDF of the court filing. I have annotated the filing, rather than my […]

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Rabbit Ridge CEO Gets Fifth Delay To Respond to Contempt of Court Allegations.

  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court has approved a fifth delay — until June 27 — for a response from Rabbit Ridge CEO Leroy Codding who has been accused of multiple contempt of court misdeeds by the court-appointed trustee.   Previous Wine Industry Insight Articles on Rabbit Ridge Rabbit Ridge CEO Accused of Multiple Contempt Of […]

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Rabbit Ridge CEO Accused of Multiple Contempt Of Court Misdeeds By Bankruptcy Trustee

This article now undergoing copyediting NOTE: This extensive 6,561-word article, and full 392-page court filing are available to premium Wine Executive News subscribers who can go directly to the full version by logging in here:   CCBill premium subscribers, please click this link. Stripe premium subscribers, please click this link Subscribe to Wine Executive News […]

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Southern Glazer’s Hit With Wine Sales Consultant Class Action Employment Lawsuit

A federal employment lawsuit that seeks class action status was filed May 5, 2022 against Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits. The lawsuit against the distributor’s primary LLC and its Texas operation was filed in Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division. The lead plaintiff in the case, Southern Glazer’s employee Savannah […]

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Riboli Family Wines Completes Bankruptcy Purchase of Former Rabbit Ridge Property

Previous Wine Industry Insight Articles on Rabbit Ridge Farm Credit, Bankruptcy Trustee Working Out Final Details of Rabbit Ridge Winery Final Sale Rabbit Ridge’s New Owner — Fluid Wine Fund I — Poised For Future Built On Tangled Bankruptcy Assets Rabbit Ridge Winery Properties Set for Over-Bid Auction Riboli drilling test water wells for possible […]

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Kylix/Harvard Land Purchase from Wine Group May Have Set Santa Barbara County Record

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Wine’s BIGGEST Unanswered, Market-Killing Question: Why?

On Feb. 21, 2022, Wine Gourd author David Morrison — who is a globally recognized and widely published scientist, biostatistician, and wine drinker — posted this very coherent and detailed post: The wine industry is asking the wrong question.   Dr. Morrison certainly knows his way around both data and wine, and prompted me to look […]

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Duarte Nursery Requests Postponement of New Biden “Waters of the United States” Rule

Note: This letter was sent to Wine Industry Insight by John Duarte with permission to publish it in its entirety. BRISCOE IVESTER & BAZEL LLP 235 MONTGOMERY STREET SUITE 935 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA 94104 (415) 402-2700     February 7, 2022     U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20460   […]

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