ENJOY A FULL DAY OF WINE TASTING AND RETURN WITH SCENIC FERRY RIDE ACROSS THE BAY!
Just $125 to join a handful of guests in a comfortable passenger van and spend a day exploring the Sonoma or Napa wine country, learning about the wonderful world of wine, and return to San Francisco on the Golden Gate Ferry.
Unlike other wine tours from San Francisco, Terrific Tours features small groups (no more than 12 guests) allowing access to exclusive wineries and providing a complete wine education. Travel in a comfortable passenger van, not a stuffy bus and avoid the crowded wine tasting rooms by visiting boutique wineries while learning all about wine from your wine savvy tour guide!
Our San Francisco group wine tour departs daily from either Union Square or Fisherman’s Wharf-- make certain you have a reservation ahead of time! Your personal wine educator will bring you to at least three wineries in the Napa or Sonoma wine regions and show you a great diversity of winery experience. Throughout the day we'll teach you all about the wine world, everything from how to sip and swirl wine like a pro, to how they turn ordinary grapes into spectacular wine.
You'll often start the day with a vineyard or production tour learning all about viticulture, and your personal wine tour guide is there the whole day to answer all your wine related questions. Our tours are small and flexible, and we regularly visit Napa, Sonoma Valley, or the Healdsburg area on different days. We end the perfect San Francisco wine tour with a quick ferry cruise across the bay, and you'll arrive safely back at your hotel around 6pm.
Best of all, your expert wine guide is with you the whole day to answer any questions that come up during your small group winery tour and make sure that you have the best wine tasting experience in Napa or Sonoma!
WHAT DOES A TYPICAL DAY OF WINE TASTING FROM SAN FRANCISCO LOOK LIKE?
- Pickup at meeting location 9:30-10:00
- Small group tours, no more than 12 guests per van!
- Stop at Golden Gate Bridge for photo-op
- Enjoy your guide’s story of California’s wine history, wine tasting etiquette, and more!
- Visit first three unique wineries in Napa and Sonoma**
- Taste several unique wines throughout the day
- Meet a winemaker, tour a barrel room, or enjoy the views from a Napa vineyard
- Enjoy lunch, shopping, or more tastings at the Historic Sonoma Square**
- Enjoy a quick 30 minute ferry across the SF Bay past Alcatraz Island**
- Return to the world famous Embarcadero Ferry Building 5:30-6:00
It’s a perfect way to visit wine country during your stay in San Francisco and learn about the wonderful Napa and Sonoma Wine Country!
**Please note that our small group wine tasting tour from San Francisco does not include gratuity for your guide, lunch, ferry, or winery tasting fees. Each winery will charge around $10 or $20 per tasting, which is usually applied to the purchase of bottles of wine and can often be shared. You are welcome to pack your own picnic lunch, or purchase a memorable meal from one of the many outstanding restaurants, often on the charming and historic Sonoma plaza. We stop for around an hour so you can dine or wine taste, stroll or shop around the quaint Sonoma Square, Healdsburg town center, or the Oxbow Marketplace in Napa. Ferry tickets are approximately $11 each and can be purchased upon boarding.
LOOKING FOR ALCATRAZ TICKETS?
Book a combination wine country tour from San Francisco and Alcatraz Island tour with Terrific Tours today! Enjoy one day of wine tasting in Sonoma and Napa one day and visit the famous Alcatraz Island on a different day. Please note that Alcatraz Island tours must be booked at least one week in advance.