Battle of the Cheap, Cheap Chardonnay

East Bay Express | September 5, 2007
Fred Franzia was born into a winemaking family, related by marriage to the Gallos, and a lifelong friend to the Mondavis. Rather than grow his own, he started buying decent-quality surplus wine from producers and then selling it under his own label for cheap.

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