4.5 star rating: Recommended 92 Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
  • Location:San Francisco, California
  • Duration:9 hours (approx.)

Best Small-Group Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Tour with Lunch

Travel by luxury van through wine country's gorgeous vineyard-covered hills, on this day-trip to Napa and Sonoma from San Francisco. You'll visit at least two top wineries, dine at a gourmet Sonoma restaurant, and toast to the end of your journey with some sparkling wine. Learn all about Napa's famous wine culture on this scenic, small-group tour which includes round-trip transport from San Francisco. With an intimate party size limited to 13 passengers, this is an unforgettable journey into wine country you won't want to miss.


  • Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley wine tour
  • Soak in views of rolling vineyard-covered hills on a relaxing ride by luxury minivan
  • Visit at least three top wineries and sample vintage wines in their tasting rooms
  • Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a cozy restaurant in Sonoma
  • Toast with a glass of bubbly at Domaine Chandon
  • Learn about wine making from your experienced guide
  • Wine tastings, lunch and round-trip transport from San Francisco included
  • Small-group tour ensures personal service

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

First-class wines, a delicious lunch and the camaraderie of a small-group tour make this all-day journey through Napa and Sonoma a fantastic outing. It's so good, some people go on it twice!

Recent Photos of This Tour

What You Can Expect

Best Small-Group Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Tour with Lunch

Enjoy the Wines of Napa and Sonoma Valleys

After pickup from your San Francisco hotel, relax on the 1-hour ride north to beautiful Sonoma Valley. Aboard a luxury van, your experienced guide will show you the best of California wine country during your day trip.

You'll visit at least two of Sonoma Valley's top wineries and sample vintage wine in their tasting rooms. Learn all about the art of wine making as you sip a variety of fine wines and mingle with your small group.

At midday, enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Plaza Bistro, a gourmet restaurant in Sonoma, before continuing to Napa Valley. A scenic ride to Domaine Chandon will offer stunning views of vineyard-studded hills. When you arrive, toast with a glass of bubbly at a specially reserved table and savor the last of your wine country tour.

Wineries you may visit include Viansa Winery, Cline Cellars, Larson Family Winery, Homewood Winery and Jacuzzi Family Vineyards. At the end of the day, sit back and relax on the ride back to San Francisco.

Please see the Itinerary section below for a sample lunch menu.


Sample Menu (subject to change):

Choice of starter:
  • Tomato bisque - tomato soup infused with herbs and enriched with cream and Parmesan cheese
  • Classic Caesar salad -hearts of romaine lettuce, croutons, anchovy dressing and Parmesan cheese
Choice of entree:
  • Cheeseburger, grilled half pound chuck patty with jack cheese on a Basque Boulangerie roll*
  • Chicken breast sandwich with sliced avocado, tomato, red onions, lettuce and chipotle aioli on ciabatta*
  • Open face portobello sandwich with roasted red bell peppers, sauteed spinach and crumbled Chevre goat
  • cheese over focaccia*
  • Pasta Bolognese, slow braised ground beef and pork in a house-made marinara sauce,
  • tossed with rigatoni pasta and Parmesan cheese
  • Fettuccine pasta tossed with oven roasted tomatoes, roasted garlic, fresh basil and olive oil
  • Grilled salmon over sauteed vegetables, drizzled with balsamic reduction
  • Chopped butter leaf salad tossed with grape tomatoes, green beans, julienne carrot, toasted pine nuts and creamy pesto dressing
*All sandwiches come with French fries

Choice of beverage:
Soft drinks, iced tea, or coffee

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Very nice tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was the highlight of our trip!! Cynthia was our tour guide and she made it very enjoyable!! We went to three wineries and had lunch. The lunch was great, and each winery was wonderful!! Do this trip, you won't regret it!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

A great day tour. The small group of up to 12 11 in our particular case was ideal. Two wineries in the morning with very different wines was an excellent way to compare and experience the product from the region. Lunch was very nice and not rushed. The last winery Domain Chandon included a wine tour and very generous tastings with no pressure to buy. A very generous discount on purchases was also offered by the winery. The tour vehicle was a very modern and well maintained mini bus with a very friendly and knowledgable tour guide/driver.
Total time from pick up to drop off about 8 hours. Highly recommended to anyone who likes wine and would like to know more about the Napa/Sonoma regions.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

For our first wine tour it was a blast. There was not one time we didn't have a good time . I won't be surprised if I go again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Very nice tour, well organized, knowledgeable driver and good van.
I wish it had been a little less expensive and longer, but overall, I was happy with the tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This was a blast! We wish we had more time in Napa, but were so glad we did the small group experience instead of a giant tourbus. Highly recommend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

after spending some time in San Francisco it was great to get out into the wine country of Sonoma and Napa valleys and enjoy the gorgeous views of the rolling landscapes.
our tour totalled 10 people and we all got on extremely well enjoying our wine tasting experience and a beautiful lunch together. Cynthia was our tour guide and driver and was very informative and funny and interacted well with everyone .This is a great tour to enjoy both the wines and good company on a great day out !

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

it was the first winery tour for me and my friend. our guide was a very nice German lady who knew the history and interesting facts about California wineries. Our group was an eclectic mix of people from different parts of the world taking a day off from business meetings. highly recommended!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Interesting, comfortable, and worth the time.

From USD $ 126.00

View price calendar

Low Price Guarantee

Select Travel Date

Flexible Date Guarantee

Enter Total Number of Travelers

What's this, and can I change it?

Please note: After your purchase is confirmed we will email you a link to your voucher.
What's this?

Tour code: 5112_B0024


Viator uses cookies to improve your experience on our website. Learn more about how we use cookies and how to change your cookie settings | Close message