Visit Top Wineries

See the Sights From the Trolley

No Need For Designated Drivers

Let Us Guide You on a Complete Sonoma Valley Wine Tasting Tour

Ever wanted to visit some of Sonoma’s top wineries but not known where to start? Explore the sights, aromas, tastes, and sounds of Sonoma Valley with our friendly, expert guides today. We organize your itinerary for our Sonoma group wine tours to give visitors the opportunity to try wines from a mix of the top estates and interesting small-scale producers. Don’t worry about the designated driver, our open-air wine trolley will drop you off and pick you up and the trolley itself adds to the whole experience!

Highlights

Enjoy 3-4 tastings with vineyard representatives

Explore the wineries or tasting rooms and their artisanal products

See the sights of Sonoma from the open-air wine trolley

Meet like-minded people on this entertaining tour of the valley

Have fun with the guides who will keep you entertained with stories

Trip Details

The Details

Price

$125

Tickets are non-refundable once purchased.


Departure time

10:15 AM approx. from the historic Sonoma Plaza. Other locations available – please see the meeting point


Finish time

5:00 PM approx.


Meeting point

Sonoma Plaza 453 1st St E, Sonoma behind City Hall

There are additional pick-up locations available for hotel guests only. These require advanced reservations and include:

  • Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn – 9:25 am
  • Sonoma Valley Inn (Best Western) – 9:35 am
  • The Lodge at Sonoma – 9:45 am
  • MacArthur Place – 9:55 am

Availability

Monday to Sunday year-round


Duration

6 hours


Group size

Max. 24 people


Included

  • Visits to 3-4 Sonoma Valley wineries or urban tasting rooms
  • Pick-up at Sonoma Plaza
  • Scenic views from an open-air cable car
  • Friendly and knowledgeable tour guides
  • Entertaining facts and information about the area
  • Lunch at the second stop
  • Bottled water

Not included

  • Tasting fees ranging from $25-35 per person per stop – these fees are mandatory to enter each tasting room
  • Driver’s gratuity

Participation requirements

  • All guests must be 21 years or older to take this tour
  • No wine or alcohol is allowed to be consumed while on the trolley itself

What You’ll See & Do

Climb aboard this unique hand-built replica of a California street cable car. Don’t worry about organizing the tastings or researching the vineyards, we’ll provide you with a complete itinerary based on our expert local knowledge. No need to have a designated driver as the cable car has its own driver to pick you up and drop you off at vineyards along the route.

Throughout the tour, you will learn about how natural features such as location, climate, and volcanic soils affect the taste of the wines in your glass. You’ll also find out about how the wineries are constantly evolving and becoming more innovative. We’ll have three tastings from a selection of Sonoma’s best wineries, tasting rooms, cellars, and urban wineries. Try different varietals such as cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, pinot noir, and much more. Each tasting is with a winery educator who will explain the varietals we taste and the background of the winery.

We’ll also get a chance to explore Sonoma throughout the day on your wine trolley ride. We’ll pass historic landmarks, including the Sonoma and Swiss Hotels; General Vallejo’s soldier barracks, home, and state park; Mission San Francisco Solano (Sonoma Mission); the Bear Flag Monument; and the quaint town of Glen Ellen (where Jack London spent his final years).

We’ll pause for lunch at one of the stops in the valley. Weather permitting, lunch is usually served among vineyard views, courtyards, or wine cellars.

You’ll Visit 3 of These Wineries


Winery stops can change at any time.

Current stops

  • BR Cohn Winery
  • VJB Cellars
  • Mayo Family Winery

Alternate stops

  • Benziger Family Winery
  • Buena Vista Winery
  • Deerfield Ranch Winery
  • Imagery Estate Winery
  • Sebastiani Vineyards
  • Little Family Winery
  • Lake Sonoma Winery
  • Larson Family Winery

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