Donald Trump Cuts Patricia Kluge from Winery Payroll

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Donald Trump is cutting Patricia Kluge from the payroll of the Albemarle County winery she founded.

The Trump organization tells NBC29 that Kluge's one-year contract to help transition the foreclosed Kluge Estate Vineyard into the Trump Winery has expired and will not continue. 

Trump's son Eric is in charge of the winery.  He says Kluge "did a great job" with the transition and will stay on board part-time as a consultant to the winemaking process.

Kluge's husband Bill Moses continues as Trump Winery's general manager.