Whitman Wins Over Winemakers: Candidate's stance on agriculture, as on other controversial issues, is nuanced

on 13/10/10 at 4:28 pm

Booze News

In wine country, and in other agricultural regions of California, the wind is suddenly blowing in favor of Meg Whitman for governor. E. & J. Gallo, billed as the world’s largest family-owned winery, has contributed $50,900 to Whitman since the end of September, campaign finance reports show.  West Coast Grape Farming ($10,000), the Wine Institute California PAC ($15,000), Bounty Hunter Rare Wine & Provisions in Napa ($25,900),  Araujo Estate Wines in Calistoga ($5,000) and Regusci Winery in Napa ($3,000) are among the other wineries that have donated to her cause.

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