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California winery sues excess insurer over denied $2 million claim

October 6, 2021

A winery in Calistoga, CA is suing its excess insurer, claiming that it was sold a “useless” insurance policy after the insurer refused to cover wildfire-related damages.

Fairwinds Estate Winery filed its complaint in Napa County Superior Court, accusing Kinsale Insurance Company of bad faith by denying a $2 million claim for damages the winery suffered following the 2020 Glass Fire, Napa Valley Register reported.

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