WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                       Pursuant To Section 13 Or 15(d) of
                       The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

       Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 9, 2004

                         The Robert Mondavi Corporation
                            (Exact Name of Registrant
                            as Specified in Charter)

                         (State or Other Jurisdiction of

                  33-61516                              94-2765451
          (Commission File Number)        (IRS Employer Identification No.)

              841 Latour Court
              Napa, California                          94558
  (Address of Principal Executive Offices)           (Zip Code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (707) 226-1395


     Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to
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     Item   8.01  Other Events

     Item   9.01  (c) Exhibits.

         Exhibits No.                                Description

     On November 9, 2004, the Company announced that the annual shareholder
meeting scheduled for November 30, 2004, would be postponed.

     A copy of the press release announcing postponement of the Company's annual
shareholder meeting is included as an exhibit to and incorporated by reference
in the current report on For 8-K.


   99.1                               Press Release dated November 9, 2004


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                       The Robert Mondavi Corporation
Date:    November 9, 2004              By:    /s/ Henry J. Salvo., Jr.
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                                       Name:   Henry J. Salvo, Jr.
                                       Title:  Executive Vice President,
                                               Chief Financial Officer