The Margrit Mondavi Summer Concert Series 2018 – 49th Year The Margrit Mondavi Summer Concert Series is one of the great summer traditions in the Napa Valley. Check your travel calendar and purchase your tickets as soon as you can. The Margrit Mondavi Summer Concert Series takes place on five consecutive Saturday evenings beginning … Read more
Summer Concerts in Wine Country – Robert Mondavi and Presqu’ile Winery Robert Mondavi Summer Concert Series Robert Mondavi Winery has confirmed that indie rock group American Authors, Grammy Award-winning group Blues Traveler, singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson and American rock band O.A.R. will hit the stage this summer for its popular 2016 Summer Concert Series. Tickets are … Read more
50 years of Robert Mondavi Winery in the Napa Valley It all began in 1966 when Robert Mondavi established his winery in Oakville on Highway 29. I remember reading the San Francisco Sunday Examiner magazine about the new winery and viewing the cover photo of this beautiful mission-style winery. We visited the winery shortly after it … Read more
Where does the tourist go in Napa Valley? Quick tips on avoiding the tourist crowds in the Napa Valley Spring is almost here. You would not know this by the high 70-degree temperatures in the Napa Valley these past February and March weeks. The tourist is back in full force in the Napa Valley. Tourism … Read more
The iconic Robert Mondavi Winery It was in the mid 1960’s that the legendary Robert Mondavi founded his winery on Highway 29 in the Oakville area of the Napa Valley. Only a handful of wineries were in the Valley at that time. Hardly anyone outside Northern California knew about the wines of the Napa Valley. … Read more
What a wonderful experience to witness this annual tradition at two Napa Valley wineries this last Friday, August 30th. The blessing of the grapes is a tradition at both Grgich Hills (37th year) and at Robert Mondavi (48th year). Father Gordon Kalil from St. Helena’s Catholic Church gave the blessing at both ceremonies. We had … Read more
The introductions were made by Margrit Mondavi, a gracious lady, so caring and gregarious. Winemaker Genevieve Janssens spoke about the outlook for this year’s harvest. After two previous difficult harvests, she is thankful that 2012 promises to be an outstanding vintage.