JOIN US TUESDAY, MARCH 14 FOR AN EXQUISITE WINE DINNER FEATURING CHARLES KRUG WINES. OUR EXECUTIVE CHEFS HAVE CREATED A FABULOUS MENU OF FIVE DELICIOUS COURSES OF CUSTOM FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGS FEATURING THESE GREAT WINES. THE EVENING BEGINS WITH A RECEPTION AT 6:30 P.M., FOLLOWED BY DINNER AT 7:00 P.M. AND IS PRICED AT $125.00 PER PERSON, PLUS TAX & GRATUITY. SEATING IS LIMITED.
PETER MONDAVI JR.
As the third generation member of the family who owns and operates C. Mondavi & Sons, Peter Mondavi, Jr. now leads the vision for the historic Charles Krug Napa Valley brand. His responsibilities include day-to-day operations such as winemaking and overseeing the 850 acres of Napa Valley estate land, in addition to directing sales and marketing for this brand. As coproprietor, he works closely with his father and brother, Marc, to carry forward the legacy of the Peter Mondavi Family and steward all of the winery's brands.
The second son of Peter and Blanche Mondavi, Peter Mondavi, Jr. was born in 1958 and raised on the historic winery property. Peter Jr. followed in his father's footsteps by attending Stanford University, where he earned a BS and an MS in Engineering, then an MBA. Peter's engineering background has proved a valuable asset to the winery; he has directed a number of key design projects, including the development of a state-of-the-art winemaking facility. His business education has contributed to the development and execution of the company's long-term strategic plan.
Peter Jr. is overseeing an ambitious, $21.6 million winery and vineyard investment program, focused on replanting the family's 850 acres of prized Napa Valley land and upgrading winemaking operations. The intention is to enhance Charles Krug Winery's reputation as one of Napa Valley's premier properties, centering on the family's tradition of innovation, integrity and quality.
He is a member of numerous wine-related organizations, including the Wine and Food Society of San Francisco and the American Society for Enology and Viticulture. He is a former board member of both the Napa Valley Vintners Association and the Family Winemakers of California.