Wine Industry Conference Q&A: Rick Magnuson, GI Partners, and Alex Ryan, Duckhorn Wine Co.: Investment helps Duckhorn fly higherApril 21, 2014
Rick Magnuson, founder of GI Partners, owner of Duckhorn Wine Co., is set to be the keynote speaker at the Business Journal’s 14th annual Wine Industry Conference in Santa Rosa on April 22.
Duckhorn Wine President and Chief Executive Officer Alex Ryan and he plan to talk about how Duckhorn Wine weathered the global financial crisis and came out much stronger. They spoke with the Business Journal on how their collaboration accomplished this.
February 3, 2014
HOPLAND — As St. Helena-based Duckhorn Wine Co. plans to shift full production of a rapidly growing brand to Mendocino County winery, Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services is preparing to complete its relocation and expansion from that facility to Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley.
December 9, 2013
There have been few years in recent memory as ripe for merger-and-acquisition activity as 2013 in the wine industry, particularly on the North Coast. A perceived shortfall in grape supply, easing credit terms and favorable wine consumption trends in the U.S. set the stage for a strong year.
That momentum is likely to continue in 2014, including possible moves from international buyers.
April 8, 2013
Wine companies largely are caught between escalating costs of production and mixed perceptions of how much of the rising costs the market for finished wine will bear. Those are among the topics five of the Bay Area’s innovative wine entrepreneurs are set to tackle at the Business Journal’s Wine Industry Conference on April 18.
They talked to the Business Journal about key drivers of cost and retail pricing, how they and markets are responding, and pricing impacts for exports and alternative sales channels.
July 25, 2011
Walter Eagan, a Russian River Valley appellation grower of zinfandel and chardonnay grapes east of Windsor, was surprised to get a three-year zin purchase grape contract from St. Helena-based Duckhorn Wine Co. earlier this year.
Most Influential Leaders in the North Bay: Jim Adams, Rachel Dollar, Rob McMillan, Al Coppin, Daniel Duckhorn, Mark Ihde, Stan Mead, Dave Siembieda, Iver SkavdalFebruary 8, 2010
Last August when we published our first group of Most Influential Leaders in the North Bay, we promised we would bring you more of their stories. We honor that pledge today and promise to bring you more of the inspiring stories of business people in future editions.
February 8, 2010
Chairman and founder, Duckhorn Wine Co.
December 14, 2009
PHILO – In a county that markets itself as “America’s greenest wine region” for its long history of natural-minded methods, Duckhorn Wine Co. aims to raise a new symbol of environmentalism with its winery for the Goldeneye brand from Mendocino County. The winery, completed this summer in the Anderson Valley winegrowing region, has been registered [...]
August 9, 2009
Duckhorn Wine Co.’s new winery in Mendocino County’s Anderson Valley winegrowing region has been registered with the U.S. Green Building Council for certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system for new construction, or LEED-NC. Verdier Architects, which has designed a number of boutique wineries, and Zach Rasmuson, Goldeneye vice president, general manager and winemaker, aimed project features to achieve “silver” level certification, which is the second of four levels in the LEED system. If certified, it would be the first winery to earn that distinction in Mendocino County.