patricia kluge

Festival origins: Founder Patricia Kluge tells how it all began
Published on Oct 30th, 2012
2 comments On the 25th anniversary of the Virginia Film Festival, Patricia Kluge and former Governor Gerald Baliles both are being honored for its founding. According to Kluge, however, someone else first...
Sewn up: Donald Trump finally gets Albemarle House
Published on Oct 2nd, 2012
6 comments The lawsuit is over, the no-trespassing signs are down, and The Donald just may want to keep the place for his family. A little over a year after he began snapping up the surrounding properties at...
Patricia Kluge's new job
Published on Jun 26th, 2012
23 comments The story.
Kluge Fired? Not quite says husband
Published on Jun 18th, 2012
7 comments Following the expiration of a one-year transition contract, the once vastly affluent socialite Patricia Kluge will no longer be employed full-time at the vineyard that once bore her name. She will...
'The wind': Donald Trump lifts spirits at winery
Published on Oct 5th, 2011
40 comments The hottest ticket in Virginia last week was the grand opening of Trump Vineyard Estates, with scores of public officials among 500 wine-happy citizens clamoring for a peek at the relaunched vineyard...
'You're sued!' Bank of America files against The Donald
Published on Sep 2nd, 2011
20 comments The colorful efforts of Donald Trump to buy Patricia Kluge's former home have pushed Bank of America so hard that the bank has apparently gotten fed up and filed suit against the New York-based...
Trumped up: Kluge bankruptcy means all signs point to Donald
Published on Jul 19th, 2011
9 comments Patricia Kluge has always had a knack for strategic moves, so why should her personal bankruptcy be any different?As lenders converged to seize her winery and her beloved 45-room Albemarle House, she...
Topped off: Convenience store owner is Fuel's high bidder
Published on Jul 14th, 2011
23 comments After a spirited bidding war that included half-million-dollar-plus bids from one of Charlottesville's best-known developers and from the company that may have created the concept of the upscale...
Full-timer: Kluge working while filing bankruptcy
Published on Jun 21st, 2011
18 comments Patricia Kluge may have literally put everything she owned into trying to save the winery she created. After months of foreclosures on her businesses and homes, the now Trump-employed vintner and...
Kluge draperies go on the block
Published on Jun 7th, 2011
11 comments The latest auction of lavish goods once owned by Patricia Kluge takes place without the fanfare of last year's two-day Sotheby's sale. On Saturday, June 11, her David Easton-designed draperies from...
Last stand: Bank takes Kluge's own house in foreclosure
Published on May 18th, 2011
15 comments Just two days after the Trump Organization revealed that her job is secure, Patricia Kluge found out that her home is not. The financially challenged vintner lost her residence Wednesday at the...
You're hired: Trump to keep Kluge and Moses at winery
Published on May 17th, 2011
11 comments On the same day that Donald Trump announced that he won't be making a run for the U.S. presidency, his son reveals that the famous deal-maker plans to continue to invest in the wine operation he...
Property auctions
Published on May 5th, 2011
0 comments May 5 at 11am at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 1946 Lonicera Way Debtor: Kenneth and Jessica Crawford Amount owing: $183,000 Bidder brings: 5 percent sale price Info: Kenneth Bucci 434-...
Homeless? Kluge house under foreclosure-- again
Published on Apr 30th, 2011
21 comments The first foreclosure in Patricia Kluge's life is now also her latest. And this time it's personal: the house in which she and her husband live. A year ago, the 6,600-square-foot abode on 2.9 acres,...
Absolute Kluge: Eyes on Trump as winery hits auction block
Published on Mar 29th, 2011
3 comments When the winery founded by Patricia Kluge was on the block in December, no one came close to the bank's $19-million minimum. But at the upcoming April 7 absolute auction, someone will go home with a...
Trump talking about becoming U.S. president
Published on Feb 25th, 2011
24 comments Donald Trump, the New York-based real estate magnate and reality television star– and most recently the man who would buy all the properties recently lost by Patricia Kluge to foreclosure...
'A step': Donald Trump wants all the Kluge properties
Published on Feb 16th, 2011
31 comments He got outbid by a bank, but the man known as "The Donald" hasn't given up his quest to buy the properties recently lost by Patricia Kluge. By placing an option on an adjacent property, New York-...
Going, gone: Bank takes Kluge's Vineyard Estates
Published on Jan 31st, 2011
14 comments Attendance was thin as substitute trustee James Autry, in black hat, read the foreclosure notice. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The swanky subdivision that Patricia Kluge once envisioned as pairing top-...
Reversal of fortune: Albemarle House goes on the block
Published on Jan 18th, 2011
39 comments   For former billionaire's wife Patricia Kluge, the auctions, the lawsuits, and the loss of the winery bearing her name combined to make 2010 seem to be a very bad year, an annus horribilis as...
Bitter fruit: Another Kluge venture under foreclosure
Published on Dec 28th, 2010
14 comments Five parcels in phase one of Vineyard Estates are under foreclosure. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Patricia Kluge and Bill Moses close out 2010 with another foreclosure in their future, this time on five...
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