Faiveley Buys Stake in Williams Selyem

A business deal between the two Pinot Noir powerhouses; plus Wine Spectator Scholarship donates $100,000 to the Glancy Wine Education Foundation; and a destructive snowfall in Spain.

Faiveley Buys Stake in Williams Selyem
Erwan Faiveley, current owner of the nearly 200-year-old Domaine Faiveley in Burgundy, has been looking for opportunities in the U.S. for a decade. (Tim Atkin)
From the Apr 30, 2021, issue

In the latest news round up in the April 30 issue of Wine Spectator, two Pinot Noir powerhouses join forces with the sale of a minority stake of Williams Selyem in Sonoma to Burgundy’s Domaine Faiveley. The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation donates $100,000 in support of wine education and a Spanish winery narrowly escapes destruction after record snowfall crushes their cellar.

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