Robert Mondavi - Quotes

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How beautiful it is to excel, and the goodness of giving from your heart. ---->>>

There are a lot of people with a lot of money, and I'm amazed they don't understand what a great pleasure it can be to give.

There are a lot of people with a lot of money, and I'm amazed they don't understand what a great pleasure it can be to give.

It is giving me a great satisfaction, because I had the notion that we could make great wines equal to the greatest wines in the world, and everybody said it was impossible. ---->>>

I've always wanted to improve on the idea of living well, In moderation, wine is good for you - mentally, physically, and spiritually. ---->>>

I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.

I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.

Wine has been with civilized man from the beginning. ---->>>

I say to consumers: instead of relying totally on critics, drink what you like and like what you drink. ---->>>

I want to make wines that harmonize with food - wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness. ---->>>

Ever since I was a child, I wanted to excel in everything. ---->>>

I always knew the importance of it, since I was three or four years old my mother used to feed me wine and water. I grew up with wine as liquid food. ---->>>

If you go back to the Greeks and Romans, they talk about all three - wine, food, and art - as a way of enhancing life. ---->>>

We want to raise the art of living well. ---->>>

Whether I played marbles, whether I played football or slam anything else, I wanted to excel. ---->>>

Even more importantly, it's wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life. ---->>>

My mother served me wine and water from the time I was 3 years old. ---->>>

Also, many consumers consider a critic to be like God Almighty. ---->>>

This is what I think is very essential... moderation can be good for you. ---->>>

Later, at Stanford University, I thought I'd become a lawyer or businessman, but my father came to me and said he thought there was a big future in the fine-wine business. ---->>>

Critics have done the wine industry a lot of good overall. ---->>>

We definitely need to get the excitement back. ---->>>

Once I was able to take care of myself and my children, I then wanted to share. ---->>>

My wife taught me the importance of living well. ---->>>

As I traveled the world over, I traveled everywhere, and I learned so much. ---->>>

My brother and I had saved $15,000 by working many years nailing fruit crates together. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-18, 1913
Birthplace:
Die: 05-16, 2008
Occupation: Businessman
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