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Mondavi: Visionary and Mentor

James Laube
Issue: July 31, 2008

I knew the great man was nearing the end of his amazing and inspiring life. Still, when the phone rang on May 16 with word that Robert Mondavi had died, I experienced feelings of loss and sadness. He had a powerful influence on many of us, perhaps more than any other figure in the wine world.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 18, 2008.

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