Wine Country Half Day
This wine country tour is a pleasure for anyone who enjoys a good glass of wine or for those just wanting to experience the beautiful scenery, but with limited time.
The only half day wine tour in San Francisco departs from Fisherman's Wharf and heads North across the Golden Gate Bridge, through Marin County and into the world famous Carneros wine region in the town of Sonoma. Included on the tour are visits to several wineries in beautiful Sonoma, spanning from mass production wineries to smaller boutiques. Learn all about wine production and techniques and enjoy wine tasting sessions and winery tours.
This fun and informative tour not only offers a taste of superb wineries in the region, but it offers a chance to enjoy the splendour of the beautiful vineyards and picturesque Sonoma County as your guide escorts you from place to place.
This tour takes approximately 5-6 hours and includes pick and up and drop off from most downtown San Francisco hotels. It departs Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 12 noon. It also includes the services of a knowledgeable local driver-guide, all transfers and entrance to the different wineries as well as wine-tasting. To participate in wine tasting an individual must be 21 years old There is no minimum age for tour. Remember to wear comfortable clothing and footwear and to dress for the weather.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
City San Francisco, Sonoma, Napa.
Address or meeting point 2800 Leavenworth St. (between Beach St. and Jefferson).
Hours & minutes Approximately 5-6 hours.
Start or opening time Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 12 noon (subject to change).
End or closing time Approximately between 17h00 and 18h00.
Is it possible to get there by public transport? Yes.
List each means of public transportion and the stop's name Cable Car (Hyde St. stop).
Distance from the venue to the stop 1 block.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Driver/guide.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? English.
Are audio guides or brochures available? if so, in which languages? No.
Are they trained in first aid? Yes.
Is there a shop? How much time is spent on shopping? Yes, all of the Wineries have gift shops.
Are credit/debit cards accepted? Which ones? Yes, all major credit cards.
Content & Specialized items
Are additional items needed? Which ones are included? Some wineries offer free wine tasting.
List items not included and their renting cost at the venue Items not included are lunch, gratuity and wine tasting fees.
List the specific clothing required Weather dependent.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? No.
Is there a restaurant at the venue? No. Select wineries have cafe/snacks for purchase.
Are there smoking / non smoking areas? Yes.
Are toilets available? Yes.
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? Yes.
List all venues where restrooms are available All Wineries and City Sightseeing main office.
Which of them are accessible by wheelchair? All.
What is the fitness level required? Low.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) The vehicle used is not wheelchair accessible. If needed guest would be re-routed.
What type of paving does it have? (flat, uneven...) Pavement, cobblestone, dirt.
How much walking is required? (km, meters) Very little walking is required.
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? No.
Are there any additional costs? List them Wine tasting fees, lunch.
Which currencies are accepted? American dollars.
Which is the minimum/maximum age to participate? (for all or each one of the activities) To participate in wine tasting an individual must be 21years. No minimum age for tour.