Continuum, continued


It was a relaxed Tim Mondavi who showed me around his Continuum Estate, high atop Pritchard Hill in eastern Napa Valley, with its unrestricted view of the Robert Mondavi Winery in Oakville below.


He was upbeat, no longer beaten down by family dynamics and the sale of Robert Mondavi Winery to Constellation Brands in 2004. Of course, Tim isn't happy that his family lost its business, yet he and his sister, Marcia Mondavi Borger, have continued on with Continuum, their wine brand and vineyard estate, and it appears to suit them well.

Marcia is the financial whiz. Tim's children are...