Meet your guide at a central location in Yountville to start your gourmet food and walking tour.
Yountville boasts of an unusually high number of Michelin-rated restaurants in a pint-sized town, making it the perfect place for a gourmet food and walking tour. Expect to sit down at three restaurants for one course each, and enjoy samples at other renowned spots.
Begin your tastings in Bistro Jeanty, where you have an exquisite soup and salad course that is paired with sauvignon blanc. Next, go to Hurley's for crab cakes and a Gewurztraminer from nearby Sonoma.
Cross the street to enter V Market and Kollar Chocolates, where you watch the chocolatier creating handmade chocolates. Also on the list at V Market: a visit to Bottega, Michael Chiarello's restaurant, to sample his nonna's homemade gnocci with bread and parmesan-garlic butter.
Pick up some fresh baked goodies at Bouchon Bakery, then take a short stroll to the French Laundry. Peek inside the kitchen of this celebrated restaurant, then go across the street to see their gardens. Among the lush greenery, sip your final wine varietal paired with Kollar Chocolates.
Your guide provides expert commentary throughout the tour, including fascinating stories about the wine, food, history, and chefs of Yountville.