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$126 Day Trips & Excursions

Muir Woods and Wine Country, Lunch Option from San Francisco

Get an early start at Muir Woods National Monument with hotel pickup in the morning. You’ll depart San Francisco, passing the Palace of Fine Arts and the Presidio, for a drive north across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Gaze at the city skyline and Alcatraz Island en route to the renowned wine country of Northern California.Enjoy early arrival at Muir Woods, before most other tour groups reach the park. This national monument is the site of a virgin forest of California Coast redwood trees, among the oldest and tallest on Earth. You'll have approximately one hour to admire the groves of giant sequoias. Behold the majestic redwoods as you take a leisurely nature walk with your informative guide, who points out native coastal flora and fauna including ferns, laurel trees and the occasional deer.Cross moss-lined creeks and stand in awe beneath trees that reach 250 feet (76 meters) skyward. Then re-board the vehicle to spend a leisurely afternoon wine tasting at three wineries in Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Typical stops include Madonna Estate Winery, Cline Cellars and Mayo Family Winery, but locations are subject to change, depending on availability.You’ll spend up to one hour at each selected winery, with the opportunity to try 3 to 5 delicious wines, enjoy a sparkling wine tasting, and purchase bottled wine to take home. All wine tastings are complimentary!Arrive at your first winery in the Carneros region of Sonoma County, where you'll indulge in a variety of elegant wines. Stroll the winery grounds, take scenic photos among the vines, and enjoy the friendly atmosphere as you enjoy a personalized experience.You have an hour of free time at the Sonoma Plaza to purchase lunch, browse the boutiques or enjoy additional wine tasting at the many tasting rooms (fees not included), before sipping more California varietals at your second and third winery, including Napa Valley.Then relax on the return journey over the Golden Gate Bridge, enjoying sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay and seaside cliffs before hotel drop-off.Redwoods & Wine Country Escape with Gourmet Food & Wine Pairing UPGRADE Muir Woods National Monument, Sonoma & Napa Valley in 1 Day Enjoy an exclusive three course gourmet food and wine pairing! Lunch for children not included in rate and needs to get paid at the restaurant

$169 Day Trips & Excursions

Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Small-Group Tour with Lunch

After pickup from your San Francisco hotel, relax on the 1-hour ride north to beautiful Sonoma Valley. Aboard a luxury van, your experienced guide will show you the best of California wine country during your day trip.You'll visit at least two of Sonoma Valley's top wineries and sample vintage wine in their tasting rooms. Learn all about the art of wine making as you sip a variety of fine wines and mingle with your small group.At midday, enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Plaza Bistro, a gourmet restaurant in Sonoma, before continuing to Napa Valley. A scenic ride to Domaine Chandon will offer stunning views of vineyard-studded hills. When you arrive, toast with a glass of bubbly at a specially reserved table and savor the last of your wine country tour. Wineries you may visit include Viansa Winery, Cline Cellars, Larson Family Winery, Homewood Winery and Jacuzzi Family Vineyards. At the end of the day, sit back and relax on the ride back to San Francisco.Please see the Itinerary section below for a sample lunch menu.

$165 Day Trips & Excursions

San Francisco Wine Country Small-Group Tour with Picnic Lunch

This semi private small group tour of Napa and Sonoma from San Francisco takes you to where America’s most famous wine labels originate. Visit boutique wineries not frequented by large group tours and get up close and personal with the winemakers. Your guide will consider requests for favorite wineries prior to the trip. Sample wines from famous grape-growing regions such as Oakville, Yountville, Los Carneros, Sonoma Valley and Kenwood and be entertained by your guide’s illuminating commentary on the science and art of wine making in between stops. You also have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic lunch at one of the wineries.. Return to San Francisco after a fulfilling day of wine tasting and be dropped off at your hotel.

$119 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Napa and Sonoma Valley Wine Country Tour from San Francisco

Settle into your comfortable party bus or party limo, depending on the size of your tour group, and dig into a breakfast spread of croissants, bagels, cream cheese and fresh fruit accompanied by a mimosa (sparkling wine and orange juice). During the drive, you'll be entertained by your informative driver-guide, who points out sites of interest en route to wine country. At the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge, stop at Vista Point for a panoramic view of Alcatraz, Angel Island, the San Francisco city skyline and the bayAt the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge. Then it’s onward to four Sonoma County and Napa County wineries that represent a cross-section of tastes to please any palate. Sip Italian varietals from sustainably grown grapes at Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, a family-owned winery in the Carneros region of Sonoma. Or take a stroll through the dry-farmed vineyards at Madonna Estate Winery in Napa, and learn about organic wines handcrafted for four generations by the renowned Bartolucci family. Taste some of the 10 varietals, including chardonnay and pinot noir. (Note: tasting fees are not included, giving you the flexibility to decide what you want to try.) Additional wineries may include Hagafen Cellars in Napa, Roche Winery or Cline Cellars in Sonoma, or a tasting room on Sonoma Plaza. You'll also make a stop at the Olive Press, an award-winning producer of olive oil. Taste traditional varietals as well as oils infused with herbs and fruits. About halfway through the day, sit down to a winery picnic lunch. You'll also visit CornerStone Sonoma, a relaxing spot that's home to boutiques, wine rooms, food shops and gallery-style gardens designed by landscape architects. Your 8.5-hour day trip ends with return to select San Francisco drop-off points. Sample lunch menu (subject to change):Turkey rollOlive pastaMozzarella-basil (Caprese Salad)DolmasSeasonal dessert

$399 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour from San Francisco

Our wine tour guide will arrive in a black on black luxury SUV at a predetermined location to pick up guests up to 7 people. We provide the option of guests enjoying a bottle of wine on us, at the beginning of the tour. Otherwise the bottle of wine we provide for the tour will be saved as a gift at the end of the tour. If you are unsure of which wineries to visit, there are predetermined lists of our top picks available, and we can accommodate your specific desired wine type. You may also provide us with their own list of preferred wineries to visit on the 8 hour tour although there may be additional tasting fees.Immediately from the pick up location we will begin our journey into Sonoma and Napa and stop at up to 5 wineries to enjoy tastings, foods, scenery and ambiance. At each winery, your chauffeur will drop guests off at the front door/entrance for as long as desired by the guest party.Once called upon via text or phone call, the chauffeur will pick up guests where they were dropped off, and move on to the next winery destination. At any point during the trip, guests may ask to stop for lunch or dinner, so long as it is done within the 8 hour time frame (including the pick up and drop off time duration). Guests will be safely transported either back to the original pick up location, or another location specified by the guest group.The guest group will also receive up to 2 bottles of red or white wine, as a gift!(Please note, free wine tastings are available from a tour providers winery list. If guests wish to have free wine tastings as a priority, guests must choose wineries from a select list provided to them. Please clarify after time of booking your group's preferences.)Below is list of just some of the wineries we may visit. Frogs Leap Jacuzzi  Domaine Carneros Gloria Ferrer V. Sattui Winery Peju Province Winery Castello Di Amarosa Caymus Nickel & Nickel Andretti Winery Stag's Leap Opus One Winery Paraduxx Chimney Rock Winery Ram's Gate Del Dotto Far Niente Sterling Winery Cline Cellars Gundlach & Bundschu Ledson Winery Benzinger Winery Mumm Napa

$106 Day Trips & Excursions

The Ultimate Wine Experience Day Trip to Napa and Sonoma

After a morning pickup from your San Francisco hotel, you'll depart Fisherman’s Wharf by luxury coach. Journey to the Northern California wine country of Napa and Sonoma Valley, crossing over the Golden Gate Bridge.Your first stop is the Madonna Estate, located in the world-renowned Carneros region. On a guided tour, learn about the Bartolucci family’s success combining traditional and modern wine-making techniques with their organically grown grapes and estate bottled wines. Taste more wines at the Sutter Home Winery, established by the Trinchero family in 1948. Discover the flavor profile of white zinfandel and other high-quality varietals during a tour of the second largest independent family-run winery in the US.Break for lunch at the historic Sonoma Plaza where you can purchase lunch and have leisure time to explore. There, you will find a variety of eclectic dining options and one-of-a-kind boutique shops and art galleries.  Save time on finding a restaurant during your lunch break. You have the option to book this day trip to include lunch with a stop at a local favorite right in the heart of the historic Square in Downtown Sonoma.  Enjoy items from a variety of Californian-inspired dishes ranging from sandwiches, pastas and seafood. An appetizer, entree, beverage, tax and gratuities are included. With more than a century of wine-making experience in Sonoma, Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery focuses on crafting small lots of super-premium wines. Discover the appellations of Sonoma County while you sip Foley family wines crafted under the guidance of its vintner.One the way back to San Francisco, relax during another scenic drive over the Golden Gate Bridge, with drop-off at your hotel.Bus Tour narration operated in English by live guide; With Audio Narration in the following languages. 中文, Español, 한국어, Français, 日本語, Deutsche, Italiano - Multi-Language Voice Narration Experience: QR Code Mobile App Feature (Must have mobile data to utilize feature; Wifi not available on motor-coach)Please note:All wine tasting fees included in tour price.At each winery you will spend approximately 1-hour for tour and tasting.Winery schedule and venues are subject to change based on private events.– Tour will include visits to 3 of our winery partners which include Madonna Estate, Sutter Home Winery, Sebastiani Winery, Andretti Winery, or Gloria Ferrer Winery –