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French Winery To Buy Napa's Chateau Montelena

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French Winery To Buy Napa's Chateau Montelena

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French Winery To Buy Napa's Chateau Montelena

French Winery To Buy Napa's Chateau Montelena

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A legendary French winery is purchasing a famous winemaker in California. The deal comes decades after the same California winery beat French wines in a blind taste test.

Deborah Amos talks to Vic Motto, a wine industry investment banker, about the deal. Motto says it's "a very important merger of two great wine estates."