MARIO PERELLI-MINETTI WINERY
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|cases per year:|| 4,000|
|family owned:|| No|
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1443 Silverado Trail | | St. Helena | CA | 94574
Mario Perelli-Minetti Winery
The first Perelli-Minetti California Winery was located in Healdsburg, California. The man in the white shirt is Antonio, Mario's father, with him is Mario and William, a younger brother.
Antonio was a graduate of the Royal Institute of Viticulture and Enology in Conigleano, Italy. His father Guisippi, had a winery in Italy and wrote books on wine. Antonio had wineries in Ukiah and Delano, Mario worked in the vineyards at these wineries (concentrate only during Prohibition), and graduated Stanford Law School. After two years working in the US Senate and practicing law in Los Angelos for ten years, he returned to the wine business, because as he said, "Grapes and Wine are in my blood."
From 1946-1977 Mario was employed by Fruit Industries, later known as California Wine...
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