Robert Mondavi Winery

Mondavi Mansion Mystery Unmasked

So now we know who the mystery buyers of the Robert Mondavi mansion are _ Jean-Charles Boisset, president of the French company Boisset Family Estates, which owns several California wineries, and his wife, Gina Gallo, granddaughter of California wine pioneer Julio Gallo. Call me sentimental but I like the idea of all that dynastic family…

Robert Mondavi Mansion Sold

Remember that two-bedroom steal I told you about in the Napa Valley? That’s right, the former home of the late wine pioneer Robert Mondavi and his wife, Margrit, that was going for nearly half off? Well, if you had your eye on it, you’re too late, buster. Someone has snapped that puppy up. Unfortunately, the…

For Sale: Mondavi mansion

Psst, looking for a hot deal in Napa real estate? I’ve got a good one for you, half off. OK, the minimum bid is $13.9 million. But, still. The property in question is the mountain top retreat of the late wine pioneer Robert Mondavi and his wife, Margrit. The original asking price was $25 million…

Wine of the Week – Robert Mondavi Private Selection 2009 Chardonnay

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I’ve always enjoyed shopping at that fabulous French boutique, T’arjet. Everything from socks to soap to sockets in one fell swoop. But even I was surprised the other day to pop in for a few household staples and find myself confronted with a wine aisle. Aisle, mind you. Ladies and gentleman, I think this wine beverage…