In Memoriam

James Molesworth, Mitch Frank
Issue: September 30, 2010

Douglas Murray, who helped found Chile's Viña Montes and build it into one of that country's most prominent wineries, died June 30 in Santiago of cancer. He was 68. A banking executive, Murray partnered in 1988 with Aurelio Montes, Alfredo Vidaurre and Pedro Grand to establish Viña Montes.

New York wine has lost a pioneer. Stanley A. Wagner, known to everyone as Bill, died in June at his home in Lodi, N.Y. He was 83. Wagner was a lifelong grapegrower in the Finger Lakes.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 24, 2010.

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