Randy Herron's First Vintage as CK Mondavi and Family Head Winemaker Available Now
Napa, Calif., April 17, 2019—As warm weather marks the beginning of al fresco dining season and increased white wine consumption, CK Mondavi and Family today announced their first vintage made by Randy Herron, who joined the company as Head Winemaker during the beginning of harvest in September 2018. These current new releases of Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay are perfect accompaniments to any spring meal.
“Delicious, complex, everyday wines have long been the tradition at CK Mondavi and Family,” said Randy Herron, head winemaker, CK Mondavi and Family. “My goal is to continue that legacy, crafting high-quality yet approachable wines that overdeliver for their price point. These wines show off the beautiful fruit both from our family-owned vineyards and the trusted growers we’ve been working with for decades.”
Herron works closely with third generation proprietor Marc Mondavi to craft the fruit-forward wines, drawing on his 25 years of experience with significant wine companies in Texas, Australia and California. Sourcing from the family’s 1,850 acres of vineyards, as well as partnering with long-term family growers, the 2018 CK Mondavi and Family Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay are bright and balanced to pair with the fresh foods of the season. The family also produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and a Red Blend. All CK Mondavi and Family wines sell for a suggested retail price of $6.99.
Additionally, CK Mondavi and Family has launched a summer sweepstakes. Celebrating their Italian heritage, the Mondavi family often gathers for a game of Bocce during the warm months. Now, consumers have the chance to join in the friendly competition with the Bocce Sweepstakes. Through July 31, CK Mondavi and Family fans can enter to win a three-night trip for two to play bocce with the Mondavi’s at their home in Napa Valley. Complete details and official rules are at www.CKMondaviBocce.com. Void where prohibited.
About CK Mondavi and Family
CK Mondavi and Family wines are bottled in the Napa Valley by the iconic C. Mondavi & Family. For consumers desiring consistently delicious, everyday wines, CK Mondavi and Family wines overdeliver for the price point. Based in the Napa Valley for almost seventy-five years, CK Mondavi and Family’s grapes are 100% sourced from California vineyards, utilizing sustainable farming techniques and winemaking practices that are more typical of expensive wines. Their relentless commitment to quality winemaking and hands-on small lot sourcing sets them apart from other value wines. A large portion of the grapes in CK Mondavi and Family wines are estate grown on the family’s 1,850 acres of vineyard property and the family is committed to working with American growers that they’ve had partnerships with for generations. CK Mondavi and Family are the first and only wines 100% “Made in USA Certified®” and the family produces wines that are consistent, vintage-to-vintage, providing consumers with a value and quality they can rely on. Today, CK Mondavi and Family remains one of the most successful wine brands in America because of its excellent quality and great value.