Wine Spectator: Peter Mondavi Turns 99November 25, 2013
Peter Mondavi Sr. is one year away from a perfect score. As the 99-year-young patriarch of the family approaches the centennial mark, he finds his Charles Krug Winery making its best wines in decades.
Peter’s 99th birthday was celebrated Nov. 23, as part of the unveiling of the historic redwood cellar and hospitality center at the 150-year-old winery, which has been under a multimillion-dollar renovation for seven years. “We’re bringing ourselves up to date,” said Peter. The new center marks the latest step in the right direction for the family and winery, which has seen its success fluctuate in recent years. To read the full story in Wine Spectator, click here.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.