Half Day Wine Country Excursion with Tastings from San Francisco

Tower Tours San Francisco288 Beach StreetSan Francisco, CA 94133
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Escape the hustle and bustle of San Francisco and explore California Wine Country! This half-day wine tour from San Francisco focuses on the beautiful scenery as much as the wine tastings in Napa and Sonoma Valley. Experience sprawling city and countryside views, sample local wines at two wineries, and enjoy guided estate tours.

up to 5.5 hrs 1 to 36 people

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from Ashley, one of our San Francisco Travel Experts
  • Experience the amazing local wine blends and scenic views of wine country.
  • Tour includes wine tastings and guided winery estate tours.
  • Learn about wine production, aging, and bottling processes from an expert host.
  • Tour lasts approximately 5.5 hours. Check in 20 minutes before departure.
  • Enjoyable for guests of all ages. Wine tastings included for ages 21+.
  • Bring your camera/smartphone for pictures and a valid photo ID for proof of legal drinking ages.
  • Dress in layers and wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • There will be ample time to purchase food and drinks during the tour.


from Half Day Wine Country Experience with Tastings
Unwind and soak up the stunning scenery as you journey north into the world-famous Napa Valley, one of the most prized wine regions of Northern California. During your venture, enjoy wine tasting and exclusive estate tours of the most favored wineries!

Experience the inner workings of Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries and their family histories as an expert wine host walks you through the fermentation process, barrel aging, bottling, and, of course, tastings of award-winning varietals! Enjoy three to five tastings of their signature blends at each winery.

Winery schedule and venues are subject to change without notice based on private events and availability. Tour will include visits to the winery partners. All wine tasting fees included in the tour price. At each winery, you will spend approximately one hour for tour and tasting.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Half Day Wine Country Experience with Tastings

How long is the Half Day Wine Country Experience?

This half-day Napa and Sonoma tour from San Francisco lasts approximately 5.5 hours including transportation.

Where does the tour depart from?

All tours will depart from Tower Tours Fisherman’s Wharf Main Office at 99 Jefferson Street (Corner of Mason Street).

When do we check in?

Check-in is 20 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. Please allow time for city traffic and finding parking. Missed tours may not be rescheduled and are subject to availability and applicable fees.

Will I be transported back to my hotel after the tour?

No, sorry. All tours will conclude at Fisherman’s Wharf at the Tower Tours Main Office.

Are meals included?

Aside from wine tastings, food and drinks are excluded from the ticket price. However, the tour offers ample time to purchase snacks and beverages.

What is included in the tour?

This wine tour from San Francisco includes transportation, narration by your professional guide, up to five (5) wine tastings, and an exclusive winery estate tour with barrel room views.

What should I wear?

Considering the daily changes in San Francisco weather, you should wear layers or bring a light jacket in the event it rains.

Is this tour suitable for children?

Yes. However, please note that all wine tastings are limited to guests ages 21 and up. Bring a government-issued ID for proof of legal drinking age.

Is seating on the bus reserved?

Seating is first-come-first-serve. Front seats are reserved only for guests with medical restrictions.

Can I bring a wheelchair on the bus?

If the wheelchair is collapsible, they may be able to store it underneath the bus. Subject to change based on capacity and bus assignments. Call the number on your e-ticket for inquiries regarding accessibility for your tour date.

Is there parking near the departure point at Fisherman's Warf?

Yes, public parking is available at several Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood garages. Please allow ample time to accommodate traffic delays and to park your vehicle. You may park at NorthPoint Shopping Centre (320 Bay Street), 350 Beach Street Garage, or Pier 39 Garage (2 Beach Street at Embarcadero Street), which charges according to the length of stay, time of day, and day of the week.