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Far Niete Owner Gil Nickel Succumbs to Cancer

James Laube
Issue: January 31, 2004


Gil Nickel, who built two of Napa Valley's most elaborate showcase estates, Far Niente and the newly opened Nickel & Nickel winery, died on Oct. 30 of cancer, after an on-and-off battle that started five years ago with melanoma.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2004.

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