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  • Location:San Francisco, California
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)

Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Tour

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Wine taste your way through Napa and Sonoma on this day trip from San Francisco. Enjoy a comfortable, picturesque drive by luxury coach to wine country to visit several wineries for guided tours and tastings. Walk through beautiful vineyards, explore the winemaking facilities, and learn about the history of winemaking from your guide as you sip fine wine. Stop in Yountville to enjoy lunch and browse specialty shops at your leisure and expense. This comprehensive wine tour is the most relaxing way to experience California wine country, and all tastings are included!


  • Full-day trip from San Francisco to Sonoma and Napa Valley wineries
  • Drive over the Golden Gate Bridge for views of the Bay Area and Alcatraz
  • Admire the rolling hills and vineyards that make up America’s premier wine region
  • Visit three celebrated wineries for guided tours and tastings (all tastings included)
  • Enjoy free time for lunch and shopping in Yountville, a Napa Valley gem!
  • Learn about the history of winemaking from your expert guide
  • Transport by luxury, air-conditioned coach including onboard restroom and free Wi-Fi

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Experiencing wine country is easy on this immensely popular tour. The tastings are all included and feature lots of different wines, so you're sure to find a favorite. Plus, your friendly and knowledgeable guide offers insightful commentary between wineries.

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What You Can Expect

Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Tour

Napa Valley, Califormia

On your Sonoma and Napa wine tour, you'll visit a mix of three boutique and large-scale wineries for tastings and guided tours of the winery grounds. At each place, walk through beautiful vineyards; see how the grapes are picked, crushed, blended and bottled; and then sample the finished product in the tasting room. All tasting fees are included!


Hop aboard a luxury coach at your San Francisco hotel in the morning and relax on a scenic drive over the Golden Gate Bridge. Savor the last views of San Francisco Bay and Alcatraz before making your way north to wine country. Your coach comes with tons of amenities including a restroom, reclining seats and Wi-Fi, ensuring the most comfortable ride possible. Throughout your tour, your expert guide will teach you about the region’s winemaking history, from the early Spanish missionaries who brought grapevines from Europe to the Forty-Niners who served wines in their saloons.

When you reach Sonoma Valley, your first stop is Nicholson Ranch Winery, whose vineyards are planted in one of the world's most prized grape-growing regions. This family-owned artisan winery produces premium grapes for chardonnay, pinot noir, merlot and Syrah, which you'll taste during your visit.

Continue driving to Napa Valley to visit Madonna Estate, located in the world-renowned Carneros region. During your tour and tasting, learn about why this family-owned winery uses organic farming methods and combines traditional and modern winemaking techniques.

Once you’ve worked up an appetite, make your way to the charming yet sophisticated town of Yountville for lunch. This gem in the middle of Napa Valley is filled with a myriad of Michelin-star restaurants, including Thomas Keller's world-famous The French Laundry.

You’ll have plenty of free time to explore Yountville at your own leisure and expense. Grab a pastry or baguette from Bouchon Bakery, have a sandwich and glass of wine at a sun-bathed picnic table, and satisfy your sweet tooth with a chocolate tasting at Kollar Chocolates. Don't miss V Marketplace, once known at Vintage 1870 -- a historic, 140 year-old Groezinger Winery complex home to countless specialty boutiques, galleries, restaurants and a wine-tasting cellar.

Hop back on the coach and continue to Sutter Home in Napa, your last stop of the day. Established in the late 1800s, this famous winery has become a household name for its white zinfandels. Learn how it has become the second-largest independent, family-run winery in the US!

After your last tasting, settle into your seat on the coach and unwind as you enjoy a scenic drive through wine country back to San Francisco.

Please note: Winery locations and itinerary may change due to traffic or a previously booked special event at the location.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

very good and the tour guy/driver Gordon is excellent!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very good!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This tour was definitely worth the money. Our tour guide/bus driver was great. It was very interesting even for someone born in California.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This was the best tour of our trip to San Francisco. The winery's were fab especially the first one we visited called Nicholson ranch and also shutter home. Our tour guide made the day !!! He was fantastic. Very informative and interesting ... Kept us entertained for the whole day! Highly recommend

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Superb Tour. A great way to visit the region and the Vineyards in the tour were great. Gordon our driver had expert knowledge of the area and the vineyards on tour. The whole experience was just great!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Fantastic tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We really recommended this tour! Rich our tour guide and driver was really informative and has loads of interesting knowledge, without being intrusive. The wineries themselves are beautiful and whilst you're given a time limit you're free to roam around, so it doesn't feel too directed. Take water!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Highly Recommended - loved the wines and the people

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

It was so much fun. My bus driver was fantastic.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Very nice and relaxed tour with a visit to three wineries. The wine tasting is good fun and informative. Especially at the Madonna Estate we got a very good explanation of the wine making process and how to taste wine. A very nice outing and great value for money.

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