2008 Auction Napa Valley – Part II – Remembering Robert Mondavi

Welcome to our video podcast 2008 Auction Napa Valley – Part 2 – Video Show #64.

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Arguably the benchmark in charitable wine auctions, the Auction Napa Valley is held annually in (where else?) Napa Valley. Established by a group of Napa Valley vintners in 1981, ANV has given over $70 million dollars over its 28 years for healthcare, youth service and low-income housing charities in Napa County.

Join us as we talk with vintners and attendees and they share their fond recollections about the iconic Robert Mondavi, and his innumerable contributions to wine and to the Napa Valley.

For More Info on the Auction Napa Valley: www.napavintners.com/home/index.asp

The sponsor of this video is Millesima, Fine Wine Merchants: www.millesima-usa.com

4 Responses to “2008 Auction Napa Valley – Part II – Remembering Robert Mondavi”


  1. 1 Ryan Apr 20th, 2009 at 11:23 pm

    That’s pretty interesting footage! It’s cool to get primary sources about him that aren’t entirely condescending. Reminds me that iconic people are still people who walk around and interact with the real world.

    Also, it’s priceless that somebody at the CIA is crediting Mondavi with realizing that food and wine go well together. :D He also invented the Internet.

  2. 2 GrapeRadio Bunch Apr 21st, 2009 at 2:55 pm

    Thanks Ryan. This was fabulous fun for us, asking for and getting those unforgettable Mondavi moments.

    Eric

  3. 3 Roland Apr 24th, 2009 at 5:07 am

    Hi Guys

    I was very happy to hear that Brian is doing much better.I have been using graperadio for three years now and I now have my own podcast show.

    Hope you get back to the studio soon mate.God bless.

    Roland

  4. 4 napa red wine Sep 1st, 2009 at 6:28 am

    He deserves the larger than life accolades. Thanks for the vid. resource.

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