Read this article at Wines and Vines and weep at the kind of money being tossed around.  As with any business, the success rate of a winery depends on a lot of factors (including luck) and success is not guaranteed.

http://www.winesandvines.com/template.cfm?section=news&content=80922&htitle=The%20Rise%20%26%20Fall%20of%20Kluge%20Estate%20Winery

How does one get a 35 million dollar loan anyway?

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