The Untold Story
Robert Mondavi’s decision in the mid-1960s to leave his family’s Charles Krug winery and strike out on his own in Napa Valley fueled a wine evolution that is still going strong today. We trace his steps in his mission to elevate both the region and wine culture in America, and note the many influential winemakers who began their careers at Robert Mondavi Winery.
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