Continuum: How the Mondavis pressed on

by  |  14-05-2018

One of the grandest of sagas that took place in Napa Valley during the 20th century was the split between the original Mondavi brothers of Robert and Peter. Many a wine drinker will know the name Robert Mondavi as while he has since left us, his name still adorns that large winery on the west side of Highway 29 in Oakville. Peter Mondavi may be lesser known as he was seemingly the quieter of the two brothers and was working to make Charles Krug wines as good as they could be while Robert was out there selling them. The relationship didn’t work, Robert was kicked out in 1965 and began his own winery the year and went on to be a champion of the valley and the desire to make world-class wines. In 2004, the Robert Mondavi board sold off the winery and its various vineyards which stripped Robert and […]
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