No. B275295.

23 Cal.App.5th 89 (2018)

DORIS CHARLES et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. SUTTER HOME WINERY, INC., et al., Defendants and Respondents.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Four.

May 9, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kabateck Brown Kellner, Brian S. Kabateck , Drew R. Ferrandini ; Esner, Chang & Boyer and Stuart B. Esner for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Jones Day, Frederick McKnight , Charles H. Moellenberg, Jr. , and Kerry C. Fowler for Defendants and Respondents Sutter Home Winery, Inc., Rebel Wine Co., LLC, Don Sebastiani & Sons International Wine Negociants, Corp., Jean-Claude Boisset Wines, USA, Inc., and Raymond Vineyard and Cellar, Inc.

Farella Braun + Martel, R. Christopher Locke and C. Brandon Wisoff for Defendants and Respondents Treasury Wine Estates Americas Company, Treasury Wine Estates Holding, Inc., Beringer Vineyards, The Wine Group, Inc., The Wine Group, LLC, Golden State Vintners, Varni Brothers Corporation, Fetzer Vineyards and Bronco Wine Company.

O'Melveny & Myers, Dawn Sestito and Guianna Henriquez for Defendant and Respondent Trader Joe's Company.

Nixon Peabody and Bruce E. Copeland for Defendant and Respondent Constellation Brands U.S. Operations, Inc.

Morrison & Foerster and James M. Schurz for Defendant and Respondent California Natural Products.

Larson O'Brien, Robert C. O'Brien , Steven E. Bledsoe and Steven A. Haskins for Defendant and Respondent F. Korbel & Bros.

Maranga Morgenstern, Ninos Saroukhanioff and Robert A. Morgenstern for Defendants and Respondents Megan Mason, Randy Mason and Oakville Winery Management Corp.

Winston & Strawn, Erin R. Ranahan and Drew A. Robertson for Defendants and Respondents Sonoma Wine Co., LLC, and Winery Exchange, Inc.


Plaintiffs appeal from the judgment of dismissal based on the sustaining of a demurrer to their putative class action complaint under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. (Health & Saf. Code, § 25249.5 et seq. (Proposition 65 or the Act).) This appeal challenges the Proposition...

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