Brice Cutrer Jones was fired in July as president and CEO of Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards, which he built into one of California's best-known Chardonnay brands since planting the first vineyards in 1973. Drinks giant Brown-Forman Corporation bought Sonoma-Cutrer in April 1999; Jones kept a small equity stake, and the winery operated independently.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 2001.
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