Rupert Murdoch Purchases Bel Air Vineyard
Posted by Nedda Alishahi on May 24, 2013 - 11:04:09 AM
AIR—The Australian American media mogul has reportedly bought a vineyard in Bel
Air. The property which Rupert Murdoch is interested in grosses around $29.5
million. With 13 acres of land, the property houses Moraga Vineyards and Winery
which has been owned by Tom and Ruth Jones since 1959.
addition, the land also includes a 7,500 square foot home that was built in
1940 by director Victor Fleming, a wine cave, guest house and a 4,400 square
foot office. Tom and Ruth Jones are reportedly ready to sell the property to
someone else who will carry on their traditions.
Moraga Vineyards in Bel Air: Photo Courtesy of Business Insider
purchase of the property is still an ongoing process, but Murdoch took to
twitter saying, “About to celebrate
buying a beautiful small vineyard in LA.”
the past, Murdoch has reportedly discussed wanting to own the Los Angeles Times
and is currently being pushed to step down from his position as chairman of
News Corp. Currently, he owns an 11-bedroom home in Beverly Hills in
addition to two New York City properties.
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