Wine Country Small-Group Tour from San Francisco with Tastings


9 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 12
Mobile ticket

Overview

Beautiful Sonoma Valley is your destination on this laid-back, fun-filled, all-day tour. You will learn much about the region from your friendly and knowledgeable guide and will have the opportunity to sample many of the delicious wines that have made Northern California a world-renowned wine producing region. You will travel with a small group (limited to 12 people) to three of Sonoma’s finest boutique wineries where you will spend approximately one hour at each winery. This journey also includes a stop in scenic Sausalito, a stop at the Golden Gate Bridge, and a lunch stop in the historic town of Sonoma where you can select from one of the many fantastic restaurants on the square. If you’re feeling adventurous you can even take a walk into the past at Mission San Francisco Solano. Tasting fees at all wineries are included!

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Wine tastings at three wineries
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Peter Cellars
  • Entry/Admission - Mayo Family Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Homewood Winery

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Golden Gate Bridge, US-101, San Francisco, CA 94129

Your adventure begins with a pick up from your hotel/accommodation in downtown San Francisco at 9am. Get to know your travel companions for the day as you head out of town and across the Golden Gate Bridge. You will learn about San Francisco's fascinating history as you travel northward and take in the beautiful scenery on your way to Sonoma Valley.

This small group tour is designed for travelers who seek an intimate experience where they can make new friends, learn a thing or two, and have fun in a very laid-back environment.

Schedule:

8:30-9am: Hotel Pick-ups

10-Noon: Sonoma Valley Wine Tastings (fees included)

Noon-1pm: Lunch stop in Historic Sonoma Square

1-3pm: More Wine Tasting (fees included)

4pm: Sausalito & Golden Gate Bridge

4:30-5pm: Hotel drop-offs

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Peter Cellars, 21708 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476-8219

Once in Sonoma you will visit three carefully-selected boutique wineries, where you will experience excellent hospitality as you learn all about wine and what makes this area one of the premier wine-producing regions on the planet, all while sampling many delicious local wine varietals and blends. Wineries may include Peter Cellars, Homewood Winery, Seamus Wines and Mayo Family Winery but are subject to change based on availability.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sonoma Plaza, Spain Street Between First Street East and First Street West, Sonoma, CA

Your lunch stop (at your own expense) will be in downtown Sonoma where you can wander the beautiful plaza and select from one of the many fantastic restaurants on the square. You can have a look at one of California's oldest settlements at the historic mission, or you can check out the many boutiques and gourmet shops.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mayo Family Winery, 13101 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9446

Wineries may include Cline Cellars, Homewood Winery and Mayo Family Winery but are subject to change based on availability.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Homewood Winery, 23120 Burndale Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476-9722

Wineries may include Cline Cellars, Homewood Winery and Mayo Family Winery but are subject to change based on availability.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sausalito Boardwalk, Bridgeway Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Sausalito, CA 94965

Your journey back to San Francisco will include a short stop in the scenic, seaside village of Sausalito, where you will have the option to stay and return to San Francisco via a cruise across the bay (the cost of the ferry is not included in the price of the tour). From Sausalito, the tour makes one final stop to take in majestic views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, and then you will be dropped off back in San Francisco between 4:30-5pm.

Duration: 15 minutes

Time of tour

8:00 AM

Meeting point

20 Bay St, San Francisco, CA 94123, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
HOTEL PICK UPS BEGIN BEFORE 9AM TOUR START TIME (BETWEEN 8:10 AND 8:55AM)
We pick up from most hotels in Downtown San Francisco (SOMA, Union Square, Civic Center, Nob Hill, Fisherman's Wharf and the Marina District).
You will be informed of your pick up time (between 8:10am and 8:55am) prior to your tour date. Please be sure to confirm your pick up location and time ahead of the tour.
We also can pick you up at several locations along our way in Marin County.
We will drop you off at your hotel at the end of the tour
**IF YOU ARE STAYING WITH FRIENDS/FAMILY OR AT A VACATION RENTAL THAT IS NOT IN OUR PICK UP ZONE (DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO) PLEASE CONTACT US ASAP WHEN YOU BOOK YOUR TOUR SO THAT WE CAN ARRANGE A PICK UP ALONG OUR ROUTE THAT IS CONVENIENT.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pick up at other locations in San Francisco and Southern Marin County may be possible on special request
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions and the weather can vary dramatically in the Bay Area so please dress in layers
  • Tour vehicles are not wheelchair accessible, if traveling with a wheelchair or any other mobility device please provide advanced notice to the tour operator
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • **HOTEL PICK UPS BEGIN BEFORE THE TOUR START TIME, WE PICK UP BETWEEN 8:00-8:55AM DEPENDING ON WHERE YOUR HOTEL IS LOCATED
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Sausalito Ferry
  • Gratuities

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Laura P
May 2022

We had a fun day wine tasting & exploring Sonoma. Anthony was our guide & he was knowledgeable & personable. He did a great job! Fun & enjoyable day. Take the tour! Have some fun!

Hunter E
May 2022

We had an excellent well organized tour. Anthony our tour guide kept a running commentary with excellent information. He was very informative and personable. The tour consisted of just five couples and we visited three boutique wineries. We had a most enjoyable day and I would highly recommend th...

cindyv241
May 2022

We enjoyed hearing about the history of San Francisco and the crafting of the wine from different wineries. Only 11 people in our tour. The small group experience was perfect. Our tour guide, Marc was lots of fun!

samuelbZ8583JJ
May 2022

I had the immense pleasure of having Anthony as my guide during the great wine tour. We had an absolutely amazing time conversing with the people in our group, tasting wines and learning about the history of San Francisco, Sausalito and Sonoma. Anthony was just amazing. He was funny, entertaining...

mikekathym2021
May 2022

Mark was an excellent tour guide. Full of interesting information and corny jokes. My adult son and I took the small group tour. We had a great time with our group of 11 which included folks from New York, Dallas, Chicago, and Dubai.

612alexag
May 2022

We had the absolute best trip with Marc! I had a group of friends visiting from the east coast and we didn’t have to plan or schedule anything. We did a private Sonoma tour for 5 people. Marc came and picked us up from SF, drove us to the Golden Gate Bridge for pictures, gave us amazing tour info...

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