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Quietly For Sale: West Coast Wineries

Recent sales of Qupé, Araujo and Mayacamas prove newcomers see potential
Tim Fish
Issue: December 31, 2013

With buyers snapping up leading California wineries Qupé, Araujo, Clos Pegase and Mayacamas in recent months, and other players investing in Oregon and Washington, it may seem as if the market for wineries is suddenly hot again on the West Coast. Plenty of wineries, faced with tough finances or generational change, are looking for buyers. But they're not advertising the fact. Wine Spectator's Tim Fish explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 3, 2013.

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