Former owner of Almaden died, Katherine Benoist; she was 90 – Almaden Vineyards – obituary
Former owner of Almaden died, Katherine Benoist; she was 90.
Death occurred August 11 of complications following a stroke. She had been living in San Rafael, Calif. With her late husband, Louis Benoist, she purchased Almaden Vineyards in Los Gatos in 1941 and helped build it into a national brand. It now is a Heublein label.
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