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Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour with Wine Tasting

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    12:00pm (noon)
  • Duration
    5-6 hours
Inclusions
  • Wine tasting fees for 2 wineries
    • Guided tour in a luxury coach bus
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

    Key Highlights

    • A must for wine enthusiasts
    • You will be escorted by a local guide at all times
    • The half day tour is perfect for those with limited time
    • Travel to the birthplace of the California wine industry, the scenic Sonoma Valley
    • Visit 2 famous wineries in Sonoma Valley County and enjoy wine tastings on a half day tour from San Francisco
    • Soak in the stunning scenic beauty of the Sonoma countryside

    Overview

    Have an intimate wine experience with the Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour with Wine Tasting as you explore the wine regions of Sonoma Valley.

    Perfect for those with limited time, this half day tour is a pleasure for anyone who enjoys a good glass of wine. You will visit two renowned wineries in the Sonoma Valley and will also get the opportunity to sample special varieties of wine.

    The Sonoma Valley is the birthplace of the California wine industry and its 17-mile stretch produces some of the dazzling vintages in wineries of all shapes and sizes. The Sonoma County was named one of Wine Enthusiast’s 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2014. Take in the the splendor of the beautiful vineyards and picturesque Sonoma County on this lively and informative Wine Country Tour and visit 2 highly regarded Sonoma wineries for tastings.

    Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and travel through the scenic Marin County and Carneros Wine region before you reach Sonoma County.

    Your local English speaking guide will make sure that you get the most of your trip.

    What's the plan:

    To begin your Sonoma Valley Half Day Tour with Wine Tasting, depart from Fisherman’s Wharf at midday in a luxury minivan and head north, across the Golden Gate Bridge.

    Pass through the scenic Marin County and the world famous Carneros wine region before reaching the wine making region of Sonoma Valley, the birthplace of the California wine industry.

    The Sonoma area includes over 300 world-class wineries and tasting rooms, from palatial European-style villas to rustic family-run operations where you are made to feel like a member of the family. Your guide for the half day tour will take you to two wineries located in this beautiful wine region with bucolic surroundings. Sip some of the finest wines of the region as your guide throws some light on the origins and process of wine making.

    During the course of the tour, take a leisurely stroll along the serene vistas of rolling vineyards and lush farmlands before you head back to San Francisco.

    Activity Schedule

    • When does it run?

      Daily

    • Duration

      5-6 hours

    • Start time

      12:00pm (noon)

    • Meeting Point

      You can either arrange a hotel-pick up at least 48 hours prior to departure or please meet at the local office at least 15-30 minute prior to departure:

      288 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Fisherman’s Wharf)

      Skyline Sightseeing
      c/o California Welcome Center
      Pier 39, Level 2, Building B
      San Francisco, CA 94133
      Open: Daily // 8am - 8pm

      Please advise your hotel details while making a booking.

      You must call our local activity operator at +1-415-371-9504 at least 48 hours prior to travel date so as to schedule hotel pick up.

    • Ending Point

      Same as meeting point.

    Itinerary

    Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Wine tasting fees for 2 wineries
      • Guided tour in a luxury coach bus
      • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

      Exclusions

      • Additional tasting fees at additional winery (approx. $10- $15 per person - depending on the winery)
        • Food and beverages
        • Tips and gratuities

        Please note

        Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher. 

        Wineries may vary by day and availability.

        The tour route and some stops may vary due to the weather and traffic conditions.

        Children are permitted on wine tasting tours, but you must be 21 or older to sample and drink wine.

        You must call our local activity operator at +1-415-371-9504 at least 48 hours prior to travel date so as to schedule hotel pick up.

        Additional info

        The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. In order to confirm hotel pick-ups, please call or email our local partner (reservations@city-sightseeing.us) at least 72 hours in advance.

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