News Briefs for January 25, 2016January 25, 2016
•Sonoma-based Landmark Vineyards has acquired Hop Kiln Vineyards, located in the Russian River Valley. The purchase includes Hop Kiln’s Healdsburg estate and more than 240 acres in the Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley AVA. Landmark says the deal will broaden its Sonoma presence and offer ideal vineyard land for growing premium Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. A subsidiary of The Wonderful Company (formerly Roll Global)—which also owns Paso Robles’ Justin Vineyards & Winery and Fiji Water, among other brands—Landmark is known for its super-premium Overlook Chardonnay and Pinot Noir label.
•The David Burke Group has opened a new market-to-table restaurant in downtown Aspen, Colorado, called Aspen Kitchen, under the supervision of head chef Matthew O’Neill, formerly at the Little Nell in Aspen and Restaurant Daniel in New York. Sommelier Joshua Benjamin, formerly at the Post Hotel in Lake Louise, Alberta, will oversee a 600-label wine list, along with a craft beer program and cocktail list. The venue has inside seating for 135 and outside seating for 128.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.
Tagged : Aspen Kitchen, Fiji Water, Hop Kiln Vineyards, Justin Vineyards & Winery, Landmark Vineyards, Little Nell, Overlook, Post Hotel, Restaurant Daniel, The David Burke Group, The Wonderful Company