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Truett-Hurst: Insiders, Ownership, History and Conflicts of Interest

NOTE: This is a companion piece to the main article: Truett-Hurst IPO Stumbles Over Red Flags & Confusion

It’s clear that Truett-Hurst has cobbled together a fascinating array of people, businesses, relationships and investments. Further, most of the conflicts of interest plaguing the company filings reflect a pattern of people in the wine industry doing business with each other in a perfectly usual and acceptable manner.

But, when those relationships are forced between the covers of a public offering, the potential for undue influence and advancing personal interests over that of the company are revealed in stark detail.

These excerpts from various parts of the THST filings tell an interesting and compelling story for the curious. It lifts one corner of the veil over the wheeling and dealings of top wine country movers and shakers. It’s a fascinating tale of money, people, business, relationships.

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