Donald Trump

Fore! Trump golf course faces hazards
Published on May 8th, 2013
27 comments Donald Trump is aiming for a hole-in-one with reported plans to build a public golf course on the former Kluge estate in southern Albemarle, but several hazards stand in his way. For one, the 217-...
Kluge v. Trump: Lawsuit alleges land-deal fraud
Published on Apr 18th, 2013
5 comments John Kluge, Jr. wants his land back. That would be the 217-acre front yard of Albemarle House, the mansion his mother, winemaker Patricia Kluge, lived in until the bank foreclosed on the property in...
What do you think of Donald Trump buying Albemarle House?
Published on Oct 2nd, 2012
23 comments The story.
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...
Trump hasn't actually gotten the chapel yet
Published on Oct 14th, 2011
2 comments The story about the grand opening of Donald Trump's new winery and vineyard, "'The wind': Donald Trump lifts spirits at winery," erroneously listed a chapel as among Trump's holdings. According to...
'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...
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...
Trump towers: Kluge vineyards go to The Donald
Published on Apr 7th, 2011
27 comments At times bidding in increments of $10,000, Donald Trump won the parcels containing Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard for $6.21 million, with the remainder of the Kluge holdings going to a developer...
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-...