Over the past decade, David Chang has built Momofuku from a small ramen bar in Manhattan’s East Village to an eight-restaurant empire with roughly 500 staffers in the U.S., Canada and Australia. Here’s what else he’s done:
Robert Nadeau, who produces “huge” Zinfandel wines near Paso Robles, California, said he sensed trouble when reddish silt started coming out of his faucets last year. Then, in August, nothing came out.
Napa Valley Vintners, a trade association representing growers in California’s premium wine area, has won certification mark protection for the region in both Australia and Taiwan, Drinks Business Review said.
Vintage Wine Estates, based in Santa Rosa, California, said it bought Clos Pegase Winery in the northern Napa Valley, adding to properties it owns in the state including Windsor Vineyards, Girard Winery and Ray’s Station.
Napa Valley vintner Michael Marston voted for Jerry Brown in 2010, trusting the Democrat’s pledge that, with 26 years in California government, he could “lead a broken legislature out of a morass of poisonous partisanship.”