Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour from San Francisco

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Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour from San Francisco
from USD $438.90
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This wine tour will take you to the best wineries in Sonoma and Napa County. Our years of experience in quality wine touring has allowed us to share the best kept secrets in value for those visiting the wine capital of California. Rest assured that you will experience a premium 8 hour wine tour experience at an incredible value and service for your group. Guests have the option of adding and customizing the list of wineries to visit as well.

On this wine tour, you can expect:
• Exceptional service from our chauffeurs
• Luxury sedan & SUV transport
• Up to 5 stops within 8 hours
• Inexpensive wine tasting(s) options. This list is provided separately ONLY after booking.
• For group sizes larger than 7 persons, please contact supplier for specific details and changes per group size.

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In Brief

Location:
California, United States
Country:
United States
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:
Daily
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Chimney Rock, 5350 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558-9410

Main row legacy winery with friendly staff

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, 23555 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA 95476-9285

Gorgeous views and great staff at this Catalan Spanish Carneros powerhouse winery.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: V. Sattui Winery, 1111 White Ln, St. Helena, CA 94574-1551

Fun ambiance and great staff in the center of Napa proper.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Friendly staff and amazing wine!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sterling Vineyards, 1111 Dunaweal Ln Between Highway 29 and Silverado Trail, Calistoga, CA 94515-9635

Air trams and unique Calistoga atmosphere!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Opus One Winery, 7900 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA 94562

Tenured winery with a legacy that draws visitors all day everyday!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Domaine Carneros, 1240 Duhig Rd, Napa, CA 94559-9713

Gorgeous estate in South Central Sonoma Carneros

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Andretti Winery, 4162 Big Ranch Rd, Napa, CA 94558-1405

Mario Andretti has a winery! YES! (Traditional Italian Wines)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Caymus Vineyards, 8700 Conn Creek Road, Rutherford, CA 94573

Caymus is well known in Napa for being one of the foundation setting wineries in the area.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Mumm Napa, 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford, CA 94573

French winery Mumm Napa claims its stake in Napa off Silverado Trail.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gundlach Bundschu Winery, 2000 Denmark St, Sonoma, CA 95476-9615

Amazing staff and quiet rustic vibes!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Far Niente Winery, 1350 Acacia Drive, Oakville, CA 94562

$$$ on the scale for high end wine tasting experiences. Excellent wine!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Cline Cellars, 24737 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476-9216

Fun Staff and a carefree atmosphere!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Peju Province Winery, 8466 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA

Wine by the glass and exceptional artsy vibes!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Del Dotto Vineyards & Winery, 1055 Atlas Peak Rd, Napa, CA 94558-1501

Hard to beat this winery value wise for the experience provided!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ledson Winery & Vineyard, 7335 Ca-12, Kenwood, CA 95409-6269

The Big Purple Gothic Castle!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Castello di Amorosa, 4045 Saint Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515-9609

Wine comes second here! What a spectacle of a replica 13th century Italian castle!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, 24724 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476-2814

Traditional Italian wines served by a true Italian family who know their stuff!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Paraduxx Winery, 7257 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558-9430

Great wine off of Silverado Trail (The back road trail of Napa)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ram's Gate Winery, 28700 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476-9700

The very first winery you'll see when entering Sonoma

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, 5766 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558-9413

Bordeaux galore! Come one come all!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nickel & Nickel, 8164 St. Helena Highway, Oakville, CA

$$$ Like Far Niente, but a legacy of great wine and high end experiences in the heart of Napa

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Miner Family Winery, 7850 Silverado Trail, Oakville, CA 94562

Gorgeous views and great wine!

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Available predetermined wine tour itineraries
  • Pre-travel consultation to plan and customize your group's itinerary and tour experience
  • 1 bottle of red or white wine (2 bottles for SUV reservations)
  • Water
  • Inexpensive Wine Tasting Options available (This list is provided separately ONLY after booking)
  • Optional group photograph service on the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels/residences within a 15-mile radius of San Francisco
  • Up to 5 stops within 8 hours

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Guide
  • Gratuities (standard 20% gratuity charged on total gross amount after trip completion)
  • Additional time past the first 8 hours ($60 sedan / $75 SUV per hour)
  • Airport pickup

Departure Time

9am, 9:30am, 10am, 10:30am, or 11am

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Air BnB or residence 15 miles radius from San Francisco city limits

Ports
Fisherman's Wharf

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Reservations larger than 7 people should contact the tour operator for additional details per group size
  • List of wineries with Inexpensive tasting options will be provided by the tour operator via email, AFTER the tour has been booked via Viator.
  • ***ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL & DOMESTIC TRAVEL AGENTS: ALL AGENTS OR THIRD PARTIES MUST PROVIDE LEAD TRAVELER'S DIRECT CONTACT INFORMATION UPON BOOKING. THE LEAD TRAVELER'S EMAIL ADDRESS AND MOBILE PHONE NUMBER MUST BE PROVIDED. BOOKING WILL BE REJECTED IMMEDIATELY IF NAME OF LEAD TRAVELER AND PHONE NUMBER OF LEAD TRAVELER ARE IGNORED OR NOT PROPERLY FILLED OUT IN RESERVATION.
  • INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS AND AGENTS MUST CONTACT OUR OFFICE DIRECTLY, AS WE DO NOT DIAL OUT TO INTERNATIONAL PHONE NUMBERS (WE ONLY ACCEPT INCOMING INTERNATIONAL PHONE CALLS AND SMS TEXT).***IF UNABLE TO REACH OFFICE VIA PHONE, INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS SHOULD TEXT THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS TO THE OFFICE NUMBER, TO EXPEDITE COMMUNICATION WITH WINE TOUR PLANNING***
  • Tour operator requires a credit card and expiration date on file for any potential additional costs not paid in full via Viator booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Our driver Lonny was so much fun and knowledgeable! We had a blast because of his suggestions as well as his flexibility to our requests. Would highly recommend.
• Submitted 13 Nov 2019
this trip was just what the four of us wanted--someone else in charge of logistics while we enjoyed sonoma.
• Submitted 12 Nov 2019
We had such an amazing time in Napa! Lonny was so professional and accommodating. He was on time and waiting for us outside the wineries! Definitely recommend Cardinal Transportation and I would ask for Lonny as the driver!
• Submitted 07 Oct 2019
Private Napa Valley tour Lonnie was our tour guide he was on time professional and gave excellent suggestions. He also did a few scenes stop along the way! Thank you was an excellent day
• Submitted 07 Oct 2019
Lonnie was great. He arrived on time, and had a nice and comfortable car. He knew our itinerary and let it be known he was flexible to our needs for the day. He stopped for photo opportunities and knew the best place to get a shot of the Golden Gate Bridge. He got us to all our stops on time, and was completely accommodating.
• Submitted 02 Oct 2019
We had a wonderful time with our guide Kyle. He was funny, kind, informative, professional, and helped keep us on schedule without being pushy. We loved the trip and would highly recommend!
• Submitted 02 Oct 2019
Can’t say enough about our private wine tasting and tour. The company contacted us well ahead of our visit to coordinate wineries. We had already made tasting reservations at Domaine Carneros and Mondavi, with lunch at Auberge du Soleil. Our driver, Lonny, suggested Caymus. What a great suggestion! Beautiful garden there, great wine. The sparkling wine at Domaine Carneros was so good. Beautiful estate. Our driver, Lonny, was terrific! Friendly, knowledgeable, cool guy. Drove us by the Palace of Fine Arts on the way out for a photo opportunity, and on the way back a photo opportunity of the Golden Gate Bridge. Even drove us down Lombard Street! I’l request him by name next we go back. The private car and driver is definitely the way to tour wine country! And I’d recommend during the week. Not as crowded.
• Submitted 16 Sep 2019
Our driver, Alex did a wonderful job! We were picked up and dropped off from our Airbnb. Gave us great recommendations! Thank you for a wonderful trip.
• Submitted 29 Jul 2019
Our driver Lonnie was great, and very accommodating the whole process was smooth as well! He offered to take pictures, gave awesome suggestions (our lunch was amazing) and Was on top and prompt with any of our needs the entire trip! Definitely recommend!
• Submitted 25 Jul 2019
Lonny was a great tour guide. Very flexible and willing to accommodate our wishes. We would definitely choose this company again for a private wine tour.
• Submitted 08 Jul 2019
This was perfect for 7 of us. Nice to have a driver and not a full bus load. Drawback was he didn't have much information on the area for history. The information that was shared the people in the back couldn't hear. I have been on a bus tour before where the driver was very knowledgeable about the area. No regrets just different way to go to the wineries. Have to make your own reservations for wine tasting usually if there are 6 or more. Do it early I had a hard time scheduling and not being able to get to one of them because they were full.
• Submitted 17 Jul 2019
Was very enjoyable day. Driver very knowledgeable. Highly recommend tather than trying to drive yourself
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Very accommodating and very friendly driver. I wish we had more time to visit other wineries but both caymus and Beringer were terrific
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
I thought this deal was too good to be true, but it was just that good! The first thing our driver, Peter, said when he pulled up was "I'm yours for the day!" He was incredibly friendly and very accommodating. He made great recommendations about scenic places to stop and gave us great information about the area. I had an easy time communicating with the company once I booked through Viator... before you book you have to ask questions through Viator which was a bit time consuming but still easy. Big pros: 1) You can make your itinerary completely unique. 2) We were able to do a pick up in San Francisco and drop off in Sonoma... this allowed us to fill our 8 hours with 4 wineries! 3) The service was fantastic!!! Small cons: 1) Not being able to communicate directly with the tour group before booking. 2) Setting up and scheduling your own tastings (not a very big con, I enjoy trip planning so this was fun for me!).
• Submitted 11 Mar 2019
Our driver was amazing! Told us much more about the area and we loved every second of it! We would recommend this experience in a heartbeat!
• Submitted 26 Nov 2018
Our tour guide Mason was such a wonderful host. He drove us to all the cool picture spots on our way out of SF to Napa. He suggested the coolest of places to visit and he truly made our day special. Can’t wait to see you again Mason! Thank you so much!!!
• Submitted 09 Oct 2018
This was the most enjoyable and easy going tour I have ever been on. Our guide was sooo easy going and gracious!
• Submitted 09 Oct 2018
We had Peter, who was absolutely amazing! He helped us with our itinerary and was so knowledgeable and helpful. I would come back a million times and do a tour with this company. Thank you!!
• Submitted 11 Sep 2018
Spent a wonderful day in Napa and Sonoma and visited 4 vineyards! Alex was very knowledgeable and accommodating and we had plenty of room in his Suburban for our family of 5. Please note the vineyard tastings “included “ in the price were very limited so all our tasting fees were extra. (Approximately $25/pp per vineyard)
• Submitted 19 Aug 2018
We spent a lot of time at 2 wineries out of the 6 and were fine with that decision! No rushing and plenty of wine to choose from while getting a wonderful tour at Benziger! Highly recommend it! Very enjoyable day
• Submitted 29 Jul 2018
Stellar!!! From the service, ride, sights, details, etc. This was one of the best things my husband and I could have done. Our driver was amazing and had a wealth of information about the area which made us feel more like a local rather than a tourist. They helped plan most of the details of our trip and we were super pleased with it all!
• Submitted 11 Jul 2018
From the first point of contact til drop off, this was awesome! Vadim was super communicative prior to the tour making sure all logistics were arranged perfectly and provided us with such a great tour. The best and most relaxing way to visit wine country. Next time I'm in wine country I'll do this again - absolutely fantastic!!
• Submitted 30 Apr 2018
This tour was amazing! I would recommend to anyone who loves wine and would like to experience it in a small group and go to the wineries of your choice. Raj I need to say was absolutely fantastic ! He was such a professional and made this trip for my boyfriend and I. He helped me with making suggestions when I wasn't sure about my itinerary and ended up recommending two other fantastic wineries instead of what I had planned. Raj was also able to give me some insight about Napa and the wine makers, harvesting season for the varietals and just great conversation, which made the ride go by so quick. The only thing I would recommend is that the tour operator maybe think about changing the cheaper bubbly at the start for a nice Prosecco instead. This is a must do trip if you want to have fantastic wines of your choice, well worth it!
• Submitted 25 Apr 2018
We just completed this fantastic tour of the Russian River and Sonoma County wineries with our excellent driver, James. This is the only way yo see the wineries. You are picked up in a luxury sedan and immediately head off to begin your tour. The company is very helpful in planning which wineries to see and plan out a nice day. We chose Sonoma County because we found the Napa wineries to be very expensive 80.00 pp and we tend to drink Sonoma wines which are very good and at a great price point. You are never rushed to get back on the bus since you have your own car and the people at the wineries can personalize the experience for you. We did 4 wineries and had lunch at a great microbrewery very reasonably priced almost at the point of being cheap. This is a GREAT company with which to deal from the personal planning phase to post-tour follow. Very responsive. And, the private tour really is no more expensive than the minibus tours so, to me, it is a no brainer. This tour is not to be missed.
• Submitted 28 Mar 2018

In Brief

Location:
California, United States
Country:
United States
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:
Daily

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