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Napa and Sonoma Wine Country - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

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Join us on a fun and relaxing Napa Valley Wine Tour on one of our luxury coaches. During our full day tour from San Francisco, you will visit renowned Napa Valley and Sonoma Wineries for tasting, learn about winemaking techniques, and shop for wines and souvenirs in local shops. Taste the finest wines of Napa Valley, have lunch and shop in Yountville or Sonoma Square Plaza, and enjoy the picturesque drive over the Golden Gate Bridge through fantastic Napa Wine Country on our wine country tour.

Napa and Sonoma are world-famous for their fine wine and beautiful scenery. Learn about wine from our expert guides as you travel north to California’s Premiere wine country. Then tour wineries and see how grapes are picked, crushed, blended and bottled; walk through beautiful vineyards with your tour guide and then taste the finished product. There will also be time for lunch at Historical Sonoma Square or Vintage 1870 in the heart of Napa.
Highlights
  • Pre-book this Northern California Wine Country tour, and avoid driving
  • Go behind the scenes at three wineries to learn about winemaking 
  • All wine-tasting fees are included with tour price
  • Taste wine at some of the country’s most recognized wineries
  • Enjoy free time for a lunch break (own expense) at Sonoma Square Plaza or Yountville
  • Luxury coach has Wi-Fi for uploading posts to social media
What to Expect
Depending on which option you selected, get picked up at your hotel, the airport, or a central spot in San Francisco. Once you board your luxury coach bus, sit back and relax on the reclining seats. Pass over the Golden Gate Bridge on your way to your first stop in Sonoma, Nicholson Ranch Winery. Your guide tells you all about the area’s history as you make the drive. At Nicholson Ranch Winery, taste its wines and take in stunning views of the vineyard. Next up is Madonna Estate Winery in Napa, where you’ll do a wine tasting and also learn about their winemaking process. Afterward, take a break at Sonoma Square Plaza to snag lunch (at your own expense) before heading over to the super-popular, Sutter Homes Winery. Enjoy time in the tasting room, and hear stories about this family-run winery. Your tour ends with a drop-off back in San Francisco. Please note: Depending on the day of your tour, the order of the wineries you visit as well as which wineries you visit could change depending on availability and other determining factors.
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Important Information
Departure Point
478 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Complimentary hotel pick-up is available for select San Francisco hotels with confirmation from our reservations staff.
Please contact us 72 hours prior to tour date to confirm your exact departure time or hotel pick up.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned luxury motor-coach with Wi-Fi, restroom and power outlets.
  • Professional guide.
  • Winery and vineyard tours.
  • Wine-tastings fees.
  • Pick­up from select San Francisco hotels (only with confirmation from Gray Line reservations)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Additional food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age for wine tasting is 21 years.
  • Wheelchair accessible. However, passengers in a wheelchair can be accommodated only if they can get on and off the bus on their own and if the wheelchair is collapsible.
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up is available for select San Francisco hotels with confirmation from our reservations staff.
  • Please bring your paper or electronic voucher with you on the day of your tour to be redeemed upon check in at our tour office.
  • Please note: Depending on the day of your tour, the order of the wineries you visit, as well as which wineries you visit could change depending on availability and other determining factors.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely wineries with friendly staff. Enough time in each to enjoy everything. Very friendly driver, Hocine was excellent.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Yuriann P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our guide Tom is very good on giving all the knowledge about Napa and Sonoma area and also San Francisco city. It's really a pleasant journey.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank CJ W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Never in my adult life have I seen an adult scold another adult for speaking out of turn. The driver actually stopped the bus and yelled at another rider claiming they were being rude for talking over him. He set the tone for an uncomfortable...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The driver, Vlad, was knowledgeable and amusing. There was a lot of talking but it was actually interesting and there were some good takeaways. I liked the mix of small and large wineries. It's a long time to be with a group of people you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kristen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well-organized trip to some gorgeous wineries in Napa and Sonoma. Really enjoyed the scenery and would definitely sign up with this company again.

Date of experience: September 2019
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effiebaz
9 October 2019|
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Response from Patti G | Reviewed this property |
No you can not change the departure time. The bus company sets it for an entire bus load of people.
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21 August 2019|
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Can you give me a list of hotels this tour will pick us up at?
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