November 22, 1995 |
In the most valuable deal in the history of the U.S. wine industry, Nestle is set to announce today that it is selling its extensive and prestigious California wine holdings, including Beringer Vineyards and Chateau Souverain, to private investors, industry sources said Tuesday. Texas Pacific Group, an investment partnership with $720 million in capital and offices in San Francisco and Ft. Worth, is paying an estimated $350 million for Nestle's Wine World Inc.
August 16, 2004 |
With 21 coffee makers to choose from at the Williams- Sonoma store in Princeton, N.J., Jerry Bagel zeroed in on two Nespresso machines as he contemplated a going-away gift for his son, Rick, who is about to start college. Bagel, a 50-year-old dermatologist, already has a Nespresso maker at his office in nearby West Windsor. Since the black-and-chrome machine marketed by Nestle uses prepackaged capsules of ground coffee, he has time to brew cups of espresso between patients.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 25, 2004 |
Back when this was just another timber town, a comfortable place where the lumber company owned the grocery store, hotel and every house, no one thought a lick about water. A reliable torrent poured from springs fed by the glacial melt off nearby Mt. Shasta. Now big lumber is dead, the sawmill shuttered. And tiny McCloud is at odds over its water.