Turley, Bryant Square off in Napa Trial
Winemaker wins breach of contract suit against Cabernet producer
Issue: May 15, 2004
In a clash involving some of the biggest names in Napa Valley, winemaker Helen Turley came out on top—though more on principle than in monetary terms. On March 10, a Napa County Superior Court jury awarded Turley and her husband, John Wetlaufer, $255,000 in back pay after deciding that Don Bryant, owner of Bryant Family Vineyard, had breached a legal contract for consulting work with the high-profile couple.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 2004.