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Robert and Margrit Mondavi personified the glamorous wine country life during their high-profile 28-year marriage. As America's most famous winemaker, Robert Mondavi proved what California vintners could achieve, while Margrit deftly wove wine, the arts,...
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Robert Mondavi was to California wine what Julia Child was to French food in the United States. He turned on generations of thirsty North Americans to the possibilities wine has to offer. And while it took a movie starring Meryl Streep to make Child a...
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Crown Imports CEO Bill Hackett looks at a glass of beer not just as an industry executive but also as a guy who poured a lot of pints to make ends meet in college. In an interview at his company's recently completed lobby and office bar in the Loop,...
Is the Cult Cab dead? The current economy has created ominous rumblings in the market for Napa Valley wine. Demand for high-end super-premium Cabs, even so-called cult wines, has weakened considerably with the recession. Sales are stagnant, inventories...
Chicago TribuneMonday: -- Institute for Supply Management index -- Earnings: AngioDynamics Inc.; Palm Inc.; Walgreen Co. Tuesday: -- September vehicle sales -- Earnings: Micron Technology Inc.; Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. Wednesday: -- Institute for Supply Management...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNAPA Valley lost a charismatic leader when Robert Mondavi died on Friday. Has the Napa Valley that fostered such a maverick passed as well? Mondavi's Napa was the Wild West of winemaking. For the dozen wineries in operation in 1966, costs were low, there...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMondavi is one of the biggest names on the wine aisle. Then there's Peter Mondavi Jr. and his family's little winery. He looks over the millions of dollars of restoration underway at the historic Napa Valley operation and recalls how his grandparents...
Special to The TimesRobert Mondavi, the pioneering Napa Valley vintner whose drive and salesmanship revolutionized the way the world thought about California wine, died peacefully Friday at his Yountville, Calif., home, a spokeswoman for the Robert Mondavi Winery said. He...
Times Staff WriterPULL up a stool at Lou's, a wine bar that opened six weeks ago, sandwiched between a fluff-and-fold laundromat and a pawn shop near the corner of Melrose and Vine, and Lou Amdur can tell you all about Spanish wines. Rich Garnachas from Priorato and...
Times Staff WritersConstellation Brands, one of the largest players in the wine business, today confirmed it has offered to buy legendary California winemaker Robert Mondavi Corp. for about $1 billion in cash. The acquisition would include Mondavi's landmark Oakville...
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