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Magazine Archives: July 31, 2006

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Issue: July 31, 2006


< Robert "Bobby" Fetzer , a member of one of California's pioneering wine families, was killed on April 30 in a rafting accident on the Eel River in Mendocino County. He was 50. The sixth of Kathleen and Barney Fetzer 's 11 children, Bobby worked with his family—he bought grapes and managed the vineyards—to turn Fetzer into one of the country's largest and best-known wineries, which the family sold in 1992 to Brown-Forman Corp.

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