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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2012

New Players Eye California Expansion

Augustus Weed
Issue: March 31, 2012

It's far from a fire sale, but a number of wineries in California have changed hands in the past year. Others are quietly taking on new partners. The surge of deals follows two years of slow business activity-plenty of wineries were struggling but no one was looking to buy. Now that growth is resuming, players with deep pockets are looking to expand. Wine Spectator's Augustus Weed reports.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 28, 2012.

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