Screaming Eagle's New Owners Aim High
$500 price tag sets a new record in California
Issue: September 30, 2006
One of the biggest deals in Napa Valley history—the acquisition this year of cult Cabernet darling Screaming Eagle by investment manager Charles Banks and sports and real-estate mogul Stan Kroenke—was sealed not in high-powered bargaining sessions, but in a series of informal, friendly conversations with former owner and winery founder Jean Phillips.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 2006.