- Horse-drawn carriage tour through Sonoma County wine country
- Exclusive 5-mile route through the vineyards and private lanes
- Premium wine tastings at three award-winning boutique wineries
- Sumptuous gourmet lunch
- Wine cave tour and barrel tasting
- Entertaining and informative guide
The wineries visited are family-owned gems with award-winning wines, distinctive architecture and intriguing histories. You’ll be offered premium tastings of diverse varietals, such as crisp Sauvignon Blancs and buttery Chardonnays, spicy old vine Zinfandels and hearty Cabernet Sauvignons, all served with a casual and gracious hospitality. Your sumptuous, gourmet lunch includes fresh-baked baguettes, herbed meats, organic Greek olives, local and imported cheeses, fresh organic strawberries and wine-filled dark chocolate truffles.
The carriage has cushioned seats and a smooth, comfortable ride with a fringed shade top. You can even reach out and pick grapes from the vines along the narrow lanes without spilling a drop from your wine glass! Your coachman guide is informative and entertaining, with an insider’s view of local history, little known facts, the lifecycle of the vines and the wine-making process. The gentle steeds are the charismatic stars of the tour, and spending time with them will delight your soul and is sure to be a highlight of your vacation.
This is more than a wine tour. It’s a romantic and thrilling adventure with an intimate backstage look into the world of California wine!
Reviewed by Wade W, October 2012
Awesome host. Brett was very friendly and professional. All of the vineyards had great tasting rooms and the lunch was excellent. A fantastic way to spend an afternoon!
Reviewed by Marie G, June 2012
Lovely way to spend the day. The ride was wonderful and the guide (Lilly) is terrific. She shared insights on the vineyards and the history of area. Duke and Pepper were our horses and they were beautiful.. I would hightly recommend