Napa and Sonoma Wine Education Tour with Lunch

Go beyond tasting and fully immerse yourself in Wine Country on this fun and educational tour of both Napa and Sonoma Valleys! After a pickup from your SF hotel, you will set forth on a picturesque drive over the Golden Gate Bridge and through the Marin Headlands into California's amazing and beautiful Wine Country. Upon arrival in Sonoma, you will embark on a 45 minute tram tour of the Benziger Family Winery (included!) and learn about the art and science of biodynamic winemaking. Follow the winemaking process from roots to glass and see how wine is made, bottled, aged, and distributed. Finally, back in the tasting room, you can enjoy the fruits of these labors! After the vineyard tour, including tastings at Benziger and their sister winery Imagery, relax with a picnic lunch (included!). Then head out to other favorite wineries in Sonoma and Napa Valleys for more tasting and exploring.

per adult from

$246

AUD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Narrated guided tour
    • Benziger Winery Tram Tour ($30 retail value)
    • Organic, local picnic lunch (choice of turkey, ham, roast beef, or vegetarian sandwich)
    • Wine tasting at 3 unique wineries (some tasting fees may apply if more locations are visited; proper ID required for tasting)
    • Eco-friendly transportation in a biofueled mini-coach
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Benziger Family Winery
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Winery tasting fees may apply
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: San Francisco, San Francisco, California

    The tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel and a journey north across the Golden Gate Bridge. You will be immediately rewarded with sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay: Alcatraz Island, the city skyline, and the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean are just a few of the picturesque vistas from this remarkable bridge.

    Pass By: Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965

    Next, we’ll wind our way through the coastal mountains of the Marin Headlands and past Mt. Tamalpais (the highest point in the North Bay region), leaving the rush of the city behind and setting the pace for a relaxing day out in the country.

    Pass By: Sonoma Valley, Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California

    Once in Sonoma County, dairy farms and vineyards provide an inspiring introduction to the rolling hills and beautiful valleys that have supplied the world with fantastic wines for over 60 years. Your professional guide will give you details about the region, wine, and the day's itinerary so that you can truly appreciate your experience.

    Stop At: Benziger Family Winery, 1883 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9728

    The first stop will be the Benziger Family Winery & Biodynamic Vineyard, where you will enjoy a close-up look at the vineyards, fermentation facility, and crush pad on a comfortable tram tour. You’ll also have a chance to walk through their barrel caves! The tour is approximately 45 minutes long, and includes a special tasting of Benziger's biodynamic and other award-winning wines. After your tasting, enjoy your picnic lunch in a quiet spot at one of the local wineries, surrounded by views of the beautiful countryside and vineyards.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Napa Valley, Napa Valley, California

    In the afternoon, you will head over to famed Napa County for more wine tasting in Oakville, Yountville, or in the town of Napa. The landscape of rolling hills laced with rows of wine grapes is impressive and will provide a romantic backdrop for memorable photographs.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965

    On the return trip, you’ll make one more photo stop above the Golden Gate Bridge - a must-do if you've never witnessed the awe-inspiring view of San Francisco from the Marin Headlands!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: San Francisco, San Francisco, California

    At the end of the tour you will return to your San Francisco accommodations (around 6pm).

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

13

Organised by Incredible Adventures

Activity ID: V-3454P28

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