Articles Tagged: Robert Mondavi

The House of Mondavi – Literary Monday

post iconThe House of Mondavi chronicles the rise and fall of the famed Mondavi family of Napa. It’s the real life version of Falcon Crest, the 1980′s prime-time soap opera set in wine country and allegedly based on the Mondavi family. Boy, is it a juicy and fascinating read. The book details the Mondavi family’s involvement in the wine industry and it’s intertwinement of the Mondavis and the rebuilding of Napa Valley and it’s eventual explosive growth. And, no-one was more synonymous with Napa Valley than it’s biggest promoter, Robert Mondavi. Pretty heady stuff for an oenophile. I …Read More

Last Minute Wine Recommendations for Thanksgiving

post iconIf you find yourself wondering what your last minute wine purchases should be for Thanksgiving, here are our top five picks. Please forgive us if your local grocery store doesn’t have these wines, we are bit spoiled in California. …Read More