Winemakers and wine lovers are saddened today after the death over the weekend of Succession Wines and Alta Cellars co-owner Brock Lindsay, who died Friday night in a tragic accident. Not many details are known, but Succession Wines and Alta Cellars put out a statement that reads, and we quote:
With heavy hearts and profound sadness, we share the untimely and tragic passing of Brock Lindsay, beloved winemaker and co-owner of Succession Wines and Alta Cellars. It is an immeasurable loss for his family, friends, employees, and the entire Lake Chelan community. Brock's passion for winemaking and community was evident in the award-winning wines he crafted, his joy in bringing people together, and his deep appreciation and celebration of the Lake Chelan region. His infectious enthusiasm, warm personality, and generosity touched the lives of many, leaving an indelible mark on Chelan and beyond that will be remembered for generations to come. First and foremost, Brock was a loving and dedicated husband and father. Our thoughts are with his wife, Erica, and daughters, Layla and Reese. Let us remember Brock’s contributions to the wine industry and honor the legacy he leaves behind.
As we mentioned, details as to what happened have not been revealed, when we find out more, we'll let you know.