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Join Wine Channel TV host Jessica Altieri with Robert Mondavi winemaker Joe Harden for an exclusive interview at Formento’s restaurant in Chicago. Joe and Jessica talk about the passion of Robert Mondavi and his vision for creating wine experiences for every food and wine pairing. Formento’s Executive Chef Todd Stein paired 3 exquisite dishes for the featured Robert Mondavi wines.
At 6’7″, Joe Harden may be the world’s tallest winemaker, (send us pics of anyone taller), but these days he is best known for his winemaking excellence at Robert Mondavi Winery. Joe is now sharing his passion for wine with wine lovers around the world with the team at Robert Mondavi Winery. In April 2014, Joe was asked to take the reins as Winemaker for the red wine program at Robert Mondavi Winery working on their Bordeaux varietals.
In this featured segment, Joe and Jessica talk about 3 signature Robert Mondavi wines, paired with 3 featured dishes from Formento’s Executive Chef Todd Stein, featuring lamb, octopus and agnolloti!
- 2015 Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Fume Blanc
- 2014 Robert Mondavi Winery Maestro Red Blend Napa Valley
- 2014 Robert Mondavi The Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
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