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Ultimate Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour

Experience the best of Sonoma and Napa Valley on our small group tour, with convenient pick-up points in both San Francisco and Napa. The day starts with a warm welcome from your guide as we gather at the designated pick-up locations.

Throughout the journey, you’ll enjoy an intimate and social adventure, visiting top-rated wineries and discovering hidden gems across Sonoma and Napa Valley. Enjoy time for a delicious breakfast at the famous Oxbow Market. Our knowledgeable guides will share captivating insights into winemaking and regional history, making the experience both educational and enjoyable.

We recognize the importance of a leisurely lunch break. That’s why we’ve arranged extended time for lunch at Sonoma Square. Here, you can explore the charming plaza, offering a variety of lunch options, shopping, and leisurely strolls through the picturesque town.

Our comfortable and spacious vehicles ensure a relaxed journey, allowing you to fully take in the stunning landscapes of Sonoma and Napa.

Join our shared small group tour Ultimate Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour for a wine adventure filled with fun, connections, and unforgettable moments. Meet new friends, savor incredible wines, and create lasting memories as you raise a glass to an enjoyable day in Wine Country!

Pickup available from Napa or San Francisco Bay Area

Experience the Best of Napa & Sonoma

  • Taste Local Wines: The opportunity to enjoy three unique wine tastings in both Napa and Sonoma
  • Indulge in Local Delights: Begin your day with Oprah Winfrey’s favorite English Muffins at Model Bakery in Oxbow Public Market for a delightful treat on our Sunday – Friday tours OR grab a treat at the local San Francisco farmers market on our Saturday tour.
  • Customize Your Lunch: At Sonoma Square, choose your preferred lunch experience with a self-guided food tour, additional wine tasting, or a meal at a Michelin-star restaurant.
  • Explore Beyond Wine Tastings: Along with delightful wine tastings, you will also have time to visit art galleries, museums, and boutiques in downtown Sonoma.
  • Golden Gate Bridge Photos: A photo stop en route to Wine Country offers the chance to capture the iconic Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco guests).
  • Enjoy Small Group Setting: Connect with fellow wine enthusiasts in our friendly small group setting, sharing the joy of wine-tasting together.
  • Hotel Pick-Up Available: Utilize our hassle-free hotel pick-up service, available across the Bay Area, for a seamless tour start.
  • Extend Your Stay: Extend your adventure with an overnight stay in Wine Country. Consider bringing your luggage for added convenience.

San Francisco Pick up:

Departure/Return Time:
8:00am – 5:00PM

Departure Location:
8:00 AM: Pick up at 710 Beach Street (Fisherman’s Wharf)

Days Operated: Daily
Price Per Person: $129

Napa Pick up:

Departure/Return Time: 10:00am -4:00PM
Departure Location: Oxbow Public Market (610 1st Street, Napa)
Days Operated: Daily
Price Per Person: $109

FAQs

What is the meeting point?

For San Francisco Pick Ups

Sunday – Friday: 710 Beach St. San Francisco CA 94109

Saturday: 782 Columbus Ave. San Francisco CA 94133

For Napa Pick Ups

Sunday – Friday: Oxbow Public Market (610 1st Street, Napa)

Are wine tasting fees included in the price?

Wine tasting fees are not included in the tour price to offer our guests the flexibility to choose their preferred tasting experiences. Some wineries offer complimentary tastings with wine purchases. This approach allows guests to customize their wine tour based on their preferences and budget, ensuring a more personalized and enjoyable experience. Each wine tasting is $10-30 per person.

What are Oxbow Public Market and Sonoma Square?

Oxbow Public Market is a vibrant marketplace located in Napa, California. It is a popular destination for both locals and visitors seeking a diverse culinary experience and artisanal products. The market features a variety of vendors offering fresh produce, gourmet foods, artisan cheeses, local wines, and handcrafted goods.

Sonoma Square is a historic and picturesque plaza located in the heart of Sonoma, California. It serves as the central gathering place in the town and is surrounded by charming shops, boutiques, restaurants, and wine tasting rooms.

What is the itinerary?

We have two pick-up locations: San Francisco (710 Beach St.) and Napa (Oxbow Market).

San Francisco Departure:

Sunday – Friday
7:45am – Meet at 710 Beach Street (Fisherman’s Wharf)
8:00am – Departure from 710 Beach Street (Fisherman’s Wharf)
9:00-9:30am – Stop at Oxbow Public Market
10:30am-11:30am – Wine Tasting in Napa
12:00pm-2:00pm – Free time for lunch in Sonoma Square
2:30pm-3:30pm – Wine Tasting in Sonoma
5:00pm – Drop-off at 710 Beach Street (Fisherman’s Wharf)

Saturday
9:30am – Meet at 782 Columbus Ave. (Little Italy)
10:00am – Departure from 782 Columbus Ave. (Little Italy)
10:30am-11:30am – Wine Tasting in Napa
12:00pm-2:00pm – Free time for lunch in Sonoma Square
2:30pm-3:30pm – Wine Tasting in Sonoma
5:00pm – Drop-off at 782 Columbus Ave. (Little Italy)

Napa Departure:
10:00 am: Meet at Oxbow Market, in Napa
10:30-11:30 am: Wine Tasting in Napa Valley
12:00-2:00 pm: Free time for lunch, wine tasting and shopping in Sonoma Square
2:30-3:30 pm: Wine Tasting in Sonoma Valley
4:00 pm- Return back to Oxbow Market, in Napa

 

Please note that the wineries and times may be subject to change.

What is included in the tour?

Your wine tour comes with a variety of experiences and amenities:

  • Visits to renowned wineries in both Napa and Sonoma, unlocking the essence of California’s Wine Country.
  • Stops at the Oxbow Public Market in the morning and the delightful Sonoma Square during lunchtime. Choose from a diverse range of lunch options, catering to vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free preferences..
  • An extended lunch break, granting you ample time to savor wine tastings or explore the boutiques and art galleries of Sonoma Square.
  • Entertaining live narration from your knowledgeable guide, offering insights into the rich history of Wine Country.
  • The opportunity to snap memorable photos of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge (if starting your tour in San Francisco).
  • Bottled water and granola bars, ensuring you stay refreshed and energized throughout the journey.
  • Cups provided if you decide to bring wine onto the bus.
  • The opportunity to stay overnight in Wine Country

What is not included in the tour?

  • The price of breakfast/morning snacks at Oxbow Market and lunch.
  • Tasting fees at the wineries are not included and are charged extra by the wineries, compensating them for the wine they pour for guests. Some tasting fees can be higher in the region, but we work hard to cultivate relationships with our winery partners in order to keep the fees at an average of $10-$35 per person, per winery. Because of our partnerships, almost any of the wineries on our shared group tours will often waive a tasting fee with wine purchase or club membership.

How long is the tour?

If you are starting and ending in San Francisco:
The tour is 9 hours in duration. The tour departs at 8:00 AM, and ends with drop-off at approximately 5:00 PM back at your meeting point (710 Beach Street – Fisherman’s Wharf).

If you are starting and ending in Napa:
The tour is 6 hours in duration. The tour departs at 10:00am and ends with drop-off at approximately 4:00 PM back at your meeting point (Oxbow Public Market, Napa).

What should I bring?

Before embarking on your wine adventure, ensure you have your valid ID, as the legal drinking age in the United States is 21 years.

California’s weather can be quite varied, so we recommend dressing in layers for comfort throughout the day. Consider bringing a hat, and sunglasses to shield yourself from the sun.

While our tour offers a rich array of experiences, please have some money with you for purchasing food and wine during the tour.

How long do we spend at each winery?

The wine tasting experience lengths may vary, however most are approximately one hour in duration, giving you plenty of time to sample the wines and learn about the winemaking processes and history.

Are vegetarian and gluten-free options available?

Yes, many of the restaurants offer vegetarian and/or gluten-free selections, so you should be able to find options that meet your dietary needs easily.

Can we leave a tip for the driver/guide?

Tips are very much appreciated. It is customary to offer a gift of 15-20% for your guide if you had a great day on your tour!

Can we eat and drink on the bus?

Yes, you may eat and drink on the bus. All we ask is that you drink responsibly and please avoid red wine.

Which wineries do you go to?

We visit wineries in both Sonoma and Napa. Here’s a selection of some of the establishments we go to: Nicholson Ranch, Ru Vanvgo, Highway 12, Roche Winery, Robledo, and Monticello. Peter Cellars, Mayo, James Cole.

Important Information:

Inclusions:

  • Transportation from San Francisco to Sonoma and Napa Valley
  • Drive over the Golden Gate Bridge and views of Alcatraz and the Bay Area
  • Free time for breakfast in Napa at Oxbow Public Market
  • Free time for lunch in Sonoma at Sonoma Square
  • A visit to wineries in both Napa and Sonoma (Tastings are $30 per person per tasting, but free with minimum wine purchase – around 2-3 bottles per person at each winery to waive ONE tasting fee)
  • A stop for photos of the Golden Gate Bridge at the Golden Gate Vista Point
  • Live guide narration in English

Exclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Gratuity for your guide (recommended)
  • Thank you and team for helping me during our trip to Napa! I would like to give an extra shout out to Erin for being on top of everything and giving great recommendations after our original plans fell through. And Aaron was awesome. He was a great driver, and everyone on the bus loved his company and professionalism.

    – Carissa G.
  • I honestly can't tell you how grateful I was that I decided to go with Green Dream Tours. Booking the tour was by far the best money spent on the entire weekend. Not only did it totally take the stress out of the day, but it also added to everything we could have expected.

    – Taylor C.
  • Thank you SO MUCH for an amazing time. Jeffrey was a fantastic time and we had an absolute blast. We really can't say enough good things. From the amazing wineries to the customer service, we very much enjoyed our time.

    – Lauren C.