You will almost certainly sample many Napa Valley red wines during your visit to wine country, but only one can claim to come from the oldest winery in the region. A Robert Mondavi wine tasting is sure to be educational, fulfilling the founder’s vision of the importance of wine knowledge. This philosophy is upheld today by a team of dedicated professionals at the winery. Reservations are recommended for the variety of tours available at the winery, which include signature wine tastings, reserve tastings, and twilight tours of the winery grounds. Guests are welcome daily, from 10 am to 5 pm, and some tours don’t allow children, so it's best to call ahead if you're on a family trip. All tours will conclude with tasting Robert Mondavi red wine or white wine. The varieties produced at the winery are Fume Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Moscato d’Oro.
A Robert Mondavi wine tasting can also include special reserve wines. Available by appointment only, guests will spend an hour with a wine educator in a private setting where they will taste limited production, reserve, and older vintage wines. One of the more luxurious choices, artisinal cheese and a charcuterie selection are also included in the $50 per person price. If you see yourself sipping on a Robert Mondavi red wine in a private setting during your Napa getaway, then this tour may be just right for you. Of all the Napa Valley red wines you taste on your vacation, the education and philosophy at Robert Mondavi winery will ensure a memorable experience and one that stays with you long after you return home.