Harvests of Joy

Harvests of Joy

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In 1965, after a notorious family feud, Robert Mondavi-then fifty-two years old-was thrown out of his family's winery. Far from defeated, Mondavi was dedicated to a vision of creating a superior wine. What has happened since that fateful day is one of the greatest success stories of American business. Today, the Robert Mondavi Winery is one of the most respected in the world, and Mondavi is the man who is most responsible for the worldwide recognition of American wine making, as well as changing America's palate for fine wine and fine food. In Harvests of Joy, Mondavi shares how, through his passion for excellence, he achieved this extraordinary position, one he reached not without pain and sacrifice. With invaluable insider tips on his approach to both wine making and to running a business, Mondavi's inspirational story is qa grand example of the fact that in America you can pretty much be, do, or accomplish, whatever you set out to.q (Ventura County Star)There was no relation to Charles Krug as far as I knew, but the name still had the right ring. ... I wanted to put in a bottling line and sell the bottled wine to distributors at a dollar a gallon, but Jack Riordaa#39;s daughter did not want to expand the business. I figured that if we bought Krug, we could buy all of Sunny St. Helenaa#39;s bulk wine, bottle and label it at Krug, and then sell it at that same dollar a gallon andanbsp;...

Title:Harvests of Joy
Author:Robert Mondavi
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 1999-10-07


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