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 15, 2004

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

                 (State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

                 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


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     Item 8.01.  Other Events.

     On November 15, 2004, the Company announced that its first quarter fiscal
results have been revised to reflect the suspension of many of its previously
announced restructuring initiatives as it seeks shareholder approval of a merger
with Constellation Brands, Inc.

     A copy of the press release announcing the Company's first quarter fiscal
results is included as an Exhibit to and incorporated by reference in this
Current Report on Form 8-K.

     Item 9.01.

           (c)   Exhibits.

                 Exhibit No.         Description
                 -----------         -----------
                 99.1                Press Release dated November 15, 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 15, 2004                       By: /s/ Henry J. Salvo., Jr.
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                                               Name:   Henry J. Salvo, Jr.
                                               Title:  Executive Vice President,
                                                       Chief Financial Officer