Wine Country Quick Getaways Domaine Chandon and Robert Mondavi
This getaway takes about 70 minutes of driving time from San Francisco or Oakland. On this tour, you will visit two outstanding and famous wineries. At Domaine Chandon, you will visit one of the world’s premier producers of sparkling wine. At the Robert Mondavi Winery, you will visit the most renowned winery in Napa Valley and all of California. Each of these wineries has an outstanding tour. Be sure to call ahead for availability if you wish to tour. For more information view our Napa Valley Wine Country Map. Make sure you call the winery and book a time for wine tasting.
Domaine Chandon – Sparkling wine and lovely gardens
Robert Mondavi – Iconic Robert Mondavi is the Father of the Napa Valley
Directions from the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge
Picnic Lunch Options
There are no picnic tables at either of these wineries. However, you may want to try many of the fantastic restaurants in Yountville.
Domain Chandon is a lovely way to spend a late or early afternoon in the Napa Valley. Domain Chandon is part of the famous Moet & Chandon producer in the Champagne region of France. We cannot call it Champagne here, just sparling wine. The wines are fantastic, and the tour is exciting. Sip and view the fabulous gardens.
Robert Mondavi Winery
From Domaine Chandon, get back on Highway 29 and head north for about 4 miles. As you enter Oakville, watch for the signs to the entrance to Robert Mondavi on the left.
Robert Mondavi is one of the busiest wineries in the Napa Valley. The winery attracts tourists from all over the world. Although started by the great, late Robert Mondavi, the winery is now in the hands of Constellation Brands. Go to Robert Mondavi for the historical significance of the Napa Valley. Be sure to view the To Kalon vineyards and find out why these vines are so revered.