#197641 Overall Influence

Andy Beckstoffer

Vineyard owner


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

William Andrew "Andy" Beckstoffer is a California vineyard owner, with holdings in Napa, Lake County, and Mendocino.Biography Beckstoffer was a resident of Richmond, Virginia, and went to Virginia Tech on a football scholarship. He graduated with an Engineering degree, and served in the United States Army. While in the Army, he learned about the California wine industry in San Francisco. Upon leaving the Army, he entered graduate school at Dartmouth, earning a Master of Business Administration in 1966, and went to work for a finance company, Hueblein Inc. He convinced the company to invest in the burgeoning wine industry.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Virginia Tech

University with the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia

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How’s this person influential?
#8403 World Rank