Harvests of joy: my passion for excellence

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Harcourt Brace & Co., Aug 18, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 364 pages
The story of one of the world’s greatest wineries is told here by the man who, at the age of fifty-two, revolutionized the wine business and put Napa Valley on the map. An inspiring business book by a master innovator whose goal was to “be the best” and who had the tenacity to achieve it. Photographs.

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User Review  - carport - LibraryThing

An inspiring and quick read -- This overview of Robert Mondavi's life and work was easy to read and educational. His passion for making excellent wine is conveyed throughout, and his perspective on ... Read full review

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A very easy readable biography of the giant of California wine. Read about the origin of Fume Blanc and the family rift that brought about Mondavis winery. Slips down like a chilled Fume Blanc on a hot day Read full review


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About the author (1998)

Robert Mondavi founded the Robert Mondavi Winery, one of the country's largest wineries. He also founded the American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, and co-founded the American Institute of Wine & Food, with Julia Child. Among his many honors are Winemaker of the Year (1982), the Torch of Liberty Award from B'nai B'rith, and Business Leader of the Year from the Harvard Business School Association of Northern California (1998). He lives in Napa, California.

Lee Froschheiser is president and CEO of MAP. He has managed organizations in the private and public sectors, and as a coach and mentor, he has trained many of the premier business leaders in the United States today.

Paul Chutkow is the best-selling author of Visa: The Power of an Idea, Harvests of Joy, Depardieu, and Perrier: The Book.

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