- By Kevin
- On Jan 23, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
Escape to California’s famous wine country on this full-day tour from San Francisco,choose your San Francisco city tour.I'd like to share the popular San Francisco day trips here with you.Taste regional varietals at three different wineries in Napa and Sonoma,including both big-name and family-run estates.Learn about the winemaking process during guided tours of vineyards and barrel rooms,and savor the area’s gourmet culture with a stop for lunch in charming Yountville.
Taste the Napa and Sonoma Wine
Let your guide handle the driving and relax as you sip your way through California’s wine country.After morning pickup at your San Francisco hotel,settle into a luxury coach equipped with onboard amenities including a restroom,reclining seats,and Wi-Fi.Hear tales of Spanish missionaries and Gold Rush fortune seekers from your guide as you cruise across the Golden Gate Bridge and through the rolling green hills and pastures of Sonoma Valley.Your first stop is the family-run Nicholson Ranch Winery,a villa-like estate nestled in the southern foothills of Sonoma.
Taste fantastic chardonnay,pinot noir and merlot varietals while savoring views of gently sloping vineyards from the patio.Continue on to the world-famous Napa Valley for a tour and tasting at Madonna Estate,a family-run winery that produces organic wines in the acclaimed Carneros winemaking region.
Indulge your appetite with a stop for lunch in Napa’s charmingly chic town of Yountville(own expense).Choose from Michelin-starred restaurants,casual bistros or picnic provision spots,and enjoy free time to browse specialty shops like Kollar Chocolates,local art galleries,and the historic V Marketplace.
Next,it’s time for more wine at Sutter Home,your final stop of the day.Sip different varietals in the tasting room while learning how this Napa Valley classic grew from a small,family-run operation in the late 1800s to one of the most recognized winemaking names in the United States.