Hedge Funds

Gulrajani's vineyard bears fruit


A Napa Valley vineyard, owned and run by hedge fund manager Deepak Gulrajani of Descartes Capital in San Rafael and his wife Ramona Nicholson, was featured as a top story in Wine Spectator magazine. The relatively young vineyard, called the Nicholson Ranch, has been drawing a lot of attention among wine aficionados of late. Gulrajani has completed a number of renovations to the facilities, which boast 30 acres of vines used to produce Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Merlot. The hedge fund manager's winery went through 3,000 cases of grapes last year and plans to max out at about