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Enjoy a small-group wine tour in northern Sonoma County led by a knowledgeable guide. Taste a variety of wines during stops at four wineries in the Russian River, Dry Creek Valley and Healdsburg, including a larger winery and several family-owned boutique wineries. Learn about tasting wine, harvesting grapes and making wine as you see vineyards, visit tasting rooms and tour one of the wineries. Travel in a comfortable minivan with a small group that is limited to ten people, which ensures a more intimate experience of California's wine country.
When visiting Sonoma, take a break from wine tasting to walk on the wild side at Safari West! Home to more than 700 exotic animals, the open-air wildlife preserve offers the experience of an African safari without leaving California. Get an up-close encounter with species like cheetahs, giraffes, wildebeests and flamingos on a 3-hour Jeep and walking tour, while a friendly ranger offers insight into the amazing animal kingdom and the park’s conservation programs. Bring the kids for this fun and family-friendly adventure!
Take in the scenery of California wine country on a horseback ride in Sonoma County. With a guide, you'll have the chance to admire the vineyards of Dry Creek Valley and the waters of Lake Sonoma as you traverse the rolling wilderness on horseback.
Pedal through the scenic northern Napa Valley on a full-day tour with a guide. Soak in sweeping views of rolling hills and vineyards, and go wine tasting at three or four of Napa Valley's great wineries. You might visit wineries such as Chateau Montelena, Summers, Bennett Lane, Envy, or Lava Vine. Your tour includes a picnic lunch, guide, use of bike equipment, and transport by support van.
The $600 tour offered is for up a group of 6 guests (not per person) . Enjoy a Private wine tour of the Napa and Sonoma wine country. Providing Wine Country Pleasures to give you a day to remember always. Blending the wine, venues, history, and culture to bring you the real wine country experience. We always remember it is your day!
Located just north of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin County is well-known for its incredible artisan cuisine—and this small-group tour highlights some of its best. Sample wines and gourmet cheeses, go oyster tasting, and try fresh-baked breads as well as pastries, meats, and produce. Along the way, your guide will fill in the details of Marin’s sustainable food production, its agricultural methods and details on local history and land preservation. The tour concludes with a leisurely picnic at Tomales Bay.
For a personalized experience, the tour is limited to no more than seven people.
A short drive from Santa Rosa, The Barlow is a sprawling 12-acre outdoor market that hosts a range of chefs, brewers and artisans. Go behind the scenes in this market town on this leisurely midday tour, sampling the rich range of food, wines, brews and spirits that The Barlow has to offer. Walk from store to store with your small group, avoiding the stress and noise of a large tour, but make sure to book well in advance – this tour only takes place once a week.
Explore North Sonoma world-class wineries on this all-day excursion. After a convenient Sonoma County hotel pickup, learn about the region’s rich wine history and culture from an informative local guide and head to four back roads wineries. Enjoy bottled water, snacks, and a delicious picnic lunch at a scenic winery—they’re included in the tour price.
Experience two quintessential Sonoma County activities on one convenient day trip from Santa Rosa. Hike the picturesque Sonoma Coast and kayak the mouth of the Russian River near Jenner with a small group of fellow adventurers. Enjoy a delicious lunch and convenient round-trip transportation in a comfortable minivan on this fun and hassle-free excursion.
Discover a different side of California’s wine country with a bike tour of Sonoma County’s best breweries. Peddle down the charming streets and rolling vineyards of Sebastopol and Santa Rosa, stopping at different breweries along the way. A knowledgeable guide will accompany you to share a beer-lover’s Sonoma secrets and the history of brewing in the area. You might discover your new favorite beer along the ride!
Discover the coastal redwoods of Northern California on a hiking tour with transportation from Santa Rosa. With a guide, you'll drive past Sonoma County vineyards to reach a redwood grove, where you'll walk among some of the oldest and tallest trees in the world. As you go, listen to commentary from your guide about the forest ecosystem and history.
Explore the world-famous wine country of Northern California with a combo bike and kayak tour! Cycle along country roads and beautiful vineyards in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, stopping at wineries along the way to taste renowned regional varietals. Trade in your bike for a kayak and set out on the scenic Russian River, where you’ll glide along the gentle current and paddle your way through some mild rapids. A gourmet picnic lunch is included on this unique, athletic tour.
No visit to Sonoma is complete without trying some of the beautiful region’s world-famous wines, and there’s no better way to get around than by bike. Not only for wine buffs, this tour offers scenic views of iconic redwood trees, local farm animals, interesting murals, and more. Cruise in style and comfort on high-quality hybrid bikes and enjoy the heart of Sonoma.
Taste your way through the scenic dairy lands of Marin County on this small-group cheese tour. Visit three local creameries to learn about the cheesemaking process firsthand. Top it all off with a gourmet picnic lunch on the banks of a picturesque pond. Numbers are limited to seven people for a personalized small-group experience.
Pick up is included in the price of this tour.
We pick up from Santa Rosa, Windsor, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park or Cotati
We visit either Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley, or Sonoma Valley.
We will visit up to 3 wineries on each of our Sonoma County Wine Tasting Tours. We have partnered with some of the best wineries in each region.
Charcuterie and bottled water is included in our tours.
Join us on one of our Sonoma County Wine Tasting Tours, we pride ourselves on giving exception service. We look forward to meeting you and sharing what Sonoma County has to offer. We limit this tour to a maximum of 8 guests so we can provide the world class service you deserve.
Imagine being picked up from the resort in a nice black SUV, starting your morning with bubbly and a freshly baked croissant from Bouchon, and then heading off, happy and brimming with excitement, to explore everything wine country has to offer.
A truly great trip to California wine country is an immersive experience, and no amount of studying or expert certifications can match the expertise and insider access provided by a local guide. With Wine Country Confidential, you get:
• Priceless stories only a guide local would know
• Tours personalized according to your personal preferences and expectations
• See amazing wineries with breathtaking views
• Treks through vineyards, showcasing where great wine is born
• Enjoy cave tours and see where wine grows to maturity
• Itineraries that include both big-name wineries and small, limited-production cult wineries producing wines that rarely – if ever – leave the valley
• Entry into private wineries that aren’t generally open to the public
Take a break to enjoy nature between wine tasting excursions and shopping in Napa and Sonoma. Get out on a guided kayak trip at the mouth of the Russian River. Clear your head in the Pacific Coast air, watch for seagulls and pelicans, and get a chance to spot some harbor seals. Novices and more experienced paddlers enjoy a relaxed paddle that promises excellent views of the coast, the mouth of the river and the perched village of Jenner. Tuck into a gourmet picnic at the end of your tour for a truly satisfying experience.
Head out from Santa Rosa to the Sonoma Coast on this kayaking tour of the Russian River. Admire views of redwood forests and rugged coastline as your guide drives you out of the city along Highway 1, and then set sail at the confluence of the Russian River and Pacific Ocean—calm waters and plenty of marine life makes this a fun, all-levels trip.
Explore the wine country of western Sonoma on a full-day bike tour from Santa Rosa. Pedal mostly on bike paths that take you through Sebastopol and other scenic destinations, stopping at wineries and an outdoor market for tastings and lunch. Your guide provides the itinerary and local knowledge, but you decide what you want to eat and drink, allowing you to customize the tour to your needs.
We are a family owned and operated micro-winery specializing in limited production Pinot Noir & Tempranillo. We are in the heart of the Russian River Valley with no physical neighbors, allowing us to enjoy endless vineyard views. You'll enjoy a private, intimate, exclusive visit that will be sure to exceed all expectations!
Bothe- Napa Valley State Park offers a chance to see Coastal Redwoods along 10 miles of hiking trails. Cabins, Yurts, Campground and seasonal spring fed swimming pool for additional costs. Come experience the natural beauty of the forest in between your wine tastings in the Napa Valley.
Plan the perfect California wine country getaway with your private party and be whisked away in a Luxury SUV to Sonoma or Napa Valley. This private 6-hour excursion with a professional driver-guide allows you to create your own customized itinerary and visit wineries of your choosing. As your limo makes its way from San Francisco, toast the occasion with an included bottle of sparkling wine. Pricing is per group, based on a maximum of eight people; wine tasting fees not included.
Tour Napa Valley in luxurious style with a private limousine wine tour. Head to a hand-picked selections of top vineyards and wineries—choose them yourself and let the concierge handle your bookings or have your guide take you to insider selections. Your private tour is just for you and your group so you can spend the day exploring wine country your way.
While visiting Santa Rosa, you can see many of the great tourist attractions via Electric bike. you can pedal when you want and ask the motor to do the rest.
Travel a short distance to Luther Burbank gardens or ride all the Forestville if you desire. Riders will find these bikes are extremely comfortable and make getting around town super easy when you can travel on paved pathways with no cars.