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Crushpad auctioned off; their own Bordeaux operation may help clients

zin1953 Aug 8, 2012 08:08 AM


See also:

-- "Crushpad Bordeaux to open at Lynch Bages" http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-new...

-- "Crushpad Napa warns closure imminent" http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-new...

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  1. maria lorraine RE: zin1953 Aug 8, 2012 08:54 AM

    Wow. Always wondered about Crushpad, their biz model and sales pitch. Thanks for the news and links.

    1. SteveTimko RE: zin1953 Aug 8, 2012 04:51 PM

      I know so many people who were thisclose to having wine made at Crushpad, particularly since grape prices dropped so much. A couple of good wineries got their start there.

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      1. re: SteveTimko
        maria lorraine RE: SteveTimko Aug 8, 2012 08:36 PM

        How much money did people lose on the dream of having their own label, any idea?

        1. re: maria lorraine
          RicRios RE: maria lorraine Aug 10, 2012 10:45 AM

          Probably as much as people will lose on the dream of having their own truffle orchard.

          1. re: RicRios
            maria lorraine RE: RicRios Aug 10, 2012 01:09 PM

            Yes, yes, I get it.

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        zin1953 RE: zin1953 Aug 12, 2012 08:35 AM

        Sale complete. See http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/...

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