News Briefs for January 2, 2019January 2, 2019
•In 2018, many prominent wineries were sold, some to equally big-named wine companies, and others to newcomers to wine. This included Napa’s Heitz Cellars, Pinot Noir specialist Kosta Browne, and vintner Dave Phinney’s Locations brand. Those deals were among the biggest wine stories of the year. On its website, Wine Spectator reviews key M&A activity and other major developments in the wine world in 2018.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.