US-Colombian billionaire buys stake in France's Petrus vineyard

September 07, 2018

BORDEAUX (AFP) -
An American-Colombian billionaire may soon be one of the world's most popular dinner hosts.

Financier and philanthropist Alejandro Santo Domingo has bought a 20-percent stake in Petrus, the family-owned vineyard behind one of the most sought-after Bordeaux reds on the planet, a source close to the family told AFP on Friday.

The deal was made about a year ago but only revealed late Thursday in a report by French daily Les Echos.

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