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Wine World's New Treasure

Issue: May 15, 1996

May 15, 1996 Wine World's New Treasure By James Laube Chateau St. Jean is making its best wines ever, which is why its acquisition by Wine World is such a coup. Wine World, through its new owners Texas Pacific Group and Silverado Partners, paid around $33 million for this beautiful Sonoma Valley winery, $9 million less than Suntory International paid for it in 1984.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 1996.

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