Tag: California’s Napa Valley

Leslie Rudd, maker of fine kosher wines, is dead at 76

Leslie Rudd, a vintner and entrepreneur who made fine kosher wines as a co-founder of Covenant Winery in California’s Napa Valley, has died.

Rudd, who died on May 3 in New York City at the age of 76, was the owner of Rudd Vineyard and Winery in Napa Valley and at one point owned a majority interest in Dean & DeLuca, the New York gourmet food retailer. Rudd also owned Edge Hill, a historic winery in St. Helena, California that he renovated…