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Robert Mondavi 1Robert Mondavi, a legend in Napa Valley.  There was no doubt that he put Napa Valley on the wine map and shocked the wine world in the famous 1976 Paris Tastings. In my opinion, in some ways, made wine more approachable to ordinary people like us.

My husband and I took a vacation in the west coast of US last summer.  It was July 2008 and we stayed at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco.  There was a copy of Wine Spectator in the room; on the cover was Robert Mondavi, who had just passed away in May.  (more…)


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