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Friends of the Robert Mondavi Institute

The Robert Mondavi Institute is the foremost resource in the world for beverage and food science. Friends of the Robert Mondavi Institute play a vital role in supporting the Mondavi Vision of enhancing our quality of life through wine, food & the arts. Please join or renew your membership with a gift of the following amounts.

Epicurean $5000 (includes Gourmand benefits)

  • Private tour of Robert Mondavi Institute facilities & tasting of UCD Oakville Station wine with Executive Director (for up to 10)
  • A portion of your gift will fund a travel award enabling a graduate student to attend a scientific meeting (IFT/ASEV)

Gourmand $2500 (includes Reserve benefits)

  • Graduate student-led tasting workshop—learn to taste like an expert (for up to 6)
  • Private tour of Shields Library Special Collections (for up to 4)

Reserve $1000 (includes Vintage benefits)

  • Access to all “Uncorked” private wine tastings at Mondavi Center (for 2)
  • Private behind-the-scenes tour of UC Davis dining services with Executive Director & students (for 2)

Vintage $500 (includes Culinary benefits)

  • Access to single select “Uncorked” wine tasting at Mondavi Center (for 2)
  • Invitation for 2 to Spring Sense-ation (A Friends-only event)

Culinary $250 (includes Foodie benefits)

  • Access to early event registration
  • Student-led tour of Robert Mondavi Institute facilities (for 2)

Foodie $100

  • Acknowledgement in monthly E-Newsletter
  • Acknowledgement in Annual Report


Melissa Haworth
Sr. Director of Development
[email protected]
(530) 979-1440 (Phone)

Fund purpose

Department Support

Fund type


UC Davis
Office of University Development

UC Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-5270

Phone: (530) 754-4438
Fax: (530) 754-2294