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Drew Barrymore

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Barrymore is Hollywood royalty. As the granddaughter of film legend John Barrymore, she herself began acting at the age of five. Now, she has left movies behind to focus on her production company, Flower Films, as well as her new wine venture, Barrymore Wines. She tied the knot and had a daughter with Will Kopelman, an art dealer and son of former Chanel CEO Arie Kopelman, in 2012.

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Lee Brian Schrager

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

An executive at Florida-based mega adult beverage distribution company, Southern Wine and Spirits, Schrager is responsible for the brands marketing. But a savvy Schrager took things to the next level when he created the Food Network’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival, which brings the most celebrated names from the world’s finest culinary institutions and revered wineries to the sands of Miami Beach for one weekend each February, all to benefit FIU’s school of hospitality and tourism management. Following in the same pattern, Schrager launched a similar festival in New York. The NYC version benefits food banks in the city.

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Jess Jackson

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Jess Jackson, of the Sonoma County wine label, released his first wine in 1982 and forged a path of success that resulted in a billion-dollar business, with sales of the Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay racking up to two million cases annually. Stealing Jackson’s attention as of late has been his award-winning racehorse Rachel Alexandra, the […]

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Bill Harlan

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

He is one of the most respected men in Napa Valley. The former real estate developer came to Napa Valley in search of the ideal land to create a world-class wine, and discovered Meadowood, which was founded in 1964 as a private club. While it wasn’t what he was looking for in a winery, he […]

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Ann Colgin

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Ann Barry Colgin is a triple threat in Napa Valley. Not only is she a revered vintner, she is also a serious art collector and an avid philanthropist, and finds that all three play off of each other. Colgin Cellars, founded in 1992, produces ultra-premium reds that are some of the most expensive and hard-to-get […]

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