"If you go back to the Greeks and Romans, they talk about all three - wine, food, and art - as a way of enhancing life."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Robert Mondavi on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Robert Mondavi on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Robert Mondavi on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Robert Mondavi on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Robert Mondavi on Benjamin Franklin
"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."
"I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook."
"Even more importantly, it's wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life."
"I want to make wines that harmonize with food - wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness."
"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."