AXA Millésimes, a subsidiary of the French insurance company AXA, has purchased Sonoma’s Platt Vineyard, famous for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, from Russian River Partners, a vineyard investment fund managed by Eric Flanagan of Flanagan Wines in Healdsburg.
Plus, Château Climens, one of the top wineries in Bordeaux's Sauternes region, is changing hands, and Lucio Tasca d'Almerita, a leader of Sicily's wine renaissance, has died. Read about the latest developments in the wine world in Wine Spectator’s news roundup.
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