Duckhorn Wine Company, one of the most renowned wine portfolios in the world, was acquired by the strategic equity investor TSG Consumer Partners. The acquisition included the purchase of all six Duckhorn wineries: Duckhorn Vineyards, Goldeneye, Paraduxx, Migration, Decoy and Canvasback and their corresponding properties, along with an estate vineyard program spanning more than 600 acres in California’s Napa Valley, Sonoma County and Anderson Valley, and Washington State’s Red Mountain.

Buchalter represented Bank of the West as the administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint book runner, in this widely syndicated financing facility.  The Buchalter team was led by Bank & Finance shareholder, William Schoenholz, Real Estate shareholder, Joseph Vargas, and Bank & Finance attorney, Shadi Enos.

About Bank of the West

Bank of the West is a diversified financial services holding company, headquartered in San Francisco, California.  It is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas with more than 700 branches in the Midwest and Western United States.

About Buchalter

Buchalter  is a full-service business law firm representing local, regional, national and international clients. Practice areas include: Bank and Finance, Insolvency and Financial Solutions, Real Estate, Agriculture, Litigation, Corporate, Health Care, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Labor and Employment, and Tax.  Buchalter  has offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Napa Valley and Scottsdale.  For more information about the firm, visit