Wine Country – North California

Guide to Napa and Sanoma Wine Country. North California Wine Country is world renowned. Best of San Francisco Wine Country Guide will help you find the Best Wineries and wine events. Our reviews give descriptions of the best Wine Country locations for your Northern California Wine Country excursion with Best of San Francisco.net 

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Wine Country Guide. Guide to Napa and Sanoma wine country. Wine Country tours and wine events.
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NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN & LUNCH TOUR

Napa Valley Wine Train tour reveiw and Information
(BUS / TRAIN)

Guarantee: Lowest all inclusive prices. No hidden extras. Includes tax, insurance, fees.

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Start your day with complimentary San Francisco hotel pickup before heading north into the world renowned Napa Valley aboard a luxury train. Large picture windows provide excellent views of the valley. After a short approximate 1-hour drive we ll arrive in the Napa Valley.

The Napa Valley Railroad Company was founded in 1864. Guests spend time prior to boarding leisurely shopping and wine tasting. Board the train at McKinstry Street Station, where the retail possibilities provide a perfect opportunity for purchasing gifts for loved ones … or yourself! The Wine Emporium features almost 200 kinds of wine and related gifts, while Baubles & Beads offers an elegant variety of jewelry and other personal items, as well as luxurious gifts for the home in the Unique Gift Express!
Board the nostalgic Napa Valley Wine Train and enjoy 3 hours of relaxed elegance. Experience a return to the gracious era of elegant rail travel with distinguished service.
Savor artfully prepared cuisine and world class wines aboard luxury dining cars gliding gently past California’s famous vineyards. Your gourmet lunch is served in elegance and prepared by an acclaimed chef! All guests are proudly invited to observe our Chef and professionally trained Culinary Staff through glass as they busily prepare each guests’ menu selections in our onboard professional restaurant kitchen while utilizing regional ingredients of the highest quality.
Complimentary wine tasting is available in the tasting car. Wine tasters must be at least 21 years of age. (Please note: Wines not included with your meal, but, there are plenty of bottles to purchase as souvenirs.) Following your spectacular train ride, we ll head back to San Francisco for our approximate one hour ride back to your hotel.

Wine tasting and a gourmet lunch are just an added bonus to a scenic train ride through the Napa Valley.

Dress is lightweight clothing in summer. Please – no jeans or cut-offs.
Wear layered clothing in winter. Please – no jeans or cut-offs.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Complimentary San Francisco hotel pickup and drop-off provide maximum convenience and luxury. Travel in air-conditioned motorcoach comfort on our short one-long drive to Napa Valley. The McKinstry Street Station (where you board the train) provides a perfect opportunity for purchasing gifts for loved ones or for yourself!
 Enhance your mail by selecting a choice from the variety of the Wine Train’s selection of the finest Napa Valley Wines …or cocktails (not included).
Experience a return to the gracious era of elegant rail travel with distinguished service. You will be pampered with superb meals and can even watch the chef prepare it through glass windows!  Enjoy a relaxing tour through some of the most beautiful countryside in California
Impress your partner with a fine dining experience onboard the train.
Increase your knowledge of Californian wines first hand so the next time you go to dinner you will read the wine list with confidence!
Relax in luxury dining cars and experience excellent customer service!
Call: +1.800.427.4124

*Wine Cellar Guide*

Best wine cellars in San Francisco and CA

WINE COUNTRY AND MUIR WOODS Wine Country Tour Review

WINE COUNTRY AND MUIR WOODS
(PASSENGER VAN)
Adult Price From … $75.00 Child’s Price From…75.00
Guarantee: Lowest all inclusive prices. No hidden extras.
Includes tax, insurance, fees.

TOUR DESCRIPTION

After your complimentary San Francisco hotel pickup at approximately 9:15 AM, we begin with a 15-minute stop at the Palace of Fine Arts. Built in 1915 for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, the Palace of Fine Arts is home to works of living Impressionist artists. View the “City by the Bay” from the world famous Golden Gate Bridge as we venture out for a day of sightseeing! We’ll make a 10-15 minute stop at a fabulous view point overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco.

Take a walk in Muir Woods, a National Monument set aside in 1908 as a federally protected area (admission included). See the tallest trees on earth! Take 1-2 hours at Muir Woods to do what you like. Most guests like to do the loop walk, one mile of flat terrain in each direction.
We make our way to the Sonoma wine country on an approximate 45-minute drive, stopping for a short break to grab lunch (meal not included). Our lunch stop is either in the historic town of Sonoma or at one of the wineries. Expect to spend approximately $10 on lunch.

After lunch we visit 3-4 wineries for tasting in the famous Sonoma Valley! You will have a chance, if you are over 21, to taste a wide variety of whites, reds, and dessert wines, whatever is your fancy at such places as Viansa, Cline, Homewood and Benziger Family Wineries. We’ll visit at least 3 wineries. Wine is available to taste, purchase, take with you or ship home. At at least one winery, meet the winemaker, walk through the vineyard, see and learn about the processing equipment.
View the beautiful valleys that supply California and the world with fantastic wines. The scenery of the rolling hills and the rows and rows of wine grapes provides incredible views and photographs.
Indulge in cheese samples at the Sonoma Jack Cheese Factory before we head back to San Francisco via Sausalito. Expect to arrive at your hotel between 6 and 6:30 PM.

* Cross the Golden Gate Bridge to visit the redwoods, the tallest trees on earth.
* Dress in lightweight clothing, wear sunblock, bring comfortable shoes.
* Wear layered clothing to ensure comfort in cooler temperatures.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

* We provide complimentary hotel pickup from your downtown San Francisco and Fisherman’s Wharf hotel for your convenience!

* Spend about 15 minutes at the Palace of Fine Arts. Built in 1915 for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, the Palace of Fine Arts is home to works of living Impressionist artists.

* Relax on the approximate 30-minute drive along the San Francisco skyline from the Golden Gate Bridge.

* We see Mt. Tamalpais, the highest point in the North Bay region as we are driving and prior to that we stop at an overlook to view the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the Pacific Ocean, Marin Headlands, and San Francisco and the Bay.

* Visit Muir Woods, a National Monument set aside in 1908 as a federally protected area. See the tallest trees on earth and a portion of a forest that used to cover large sections of the west coast.

* Take 1-2 hours to hike the trails, check out the visitors center or view the sites!

* Indulge in a tasty lunch in the wine country (meal not included).

* Sample the best wines in the world with wine tasting stops in Sonoma Valley.

* Tempt your palate with cheese samples at Sonoma Jack Cheese Factory. What’s a little wine without cheese?

* Bring you camera to capture some amazing photos on this full day (9 hours approximately) or sightseeing!

POLICIES & OTHER INFORMATION
Operates: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday Only

Duration: 9 hours approximately

Wine Events 

Napa Valley Wine Country websites

 

VINEYARDS:

S.Anderson Vineyard

www.arielvineyards.com
non-alcoholic wines

www.casacarneros.com/

www.chalonewinegroup.com/index.html<

www.christianbrosretreat.com

www.barlowvineyards.com/

www.beringervineyards.com/

www.ferrari-carano.com

www.guenoc.com

http://members.tripod.com/

www.pillarrockvineyard.com/

www.mayacamas.com/

www.milat.com

www.mummcuveenapa.com/

www.napavalley.com

winetxt/truchard/truchard.html

www.ristowestate.com/

www.robertsinskey.com/

www.silveradovineyards.com/

SONOMA VINEYARDS WEBSITES

 

VINEYARDS:

www.raymondburrvineyards.com/

www.gloriaferrer.com

Mill Creek Vineyards

www.mcvonline.com

www.prestonvineyards.com

www.ferrari-carano.com

www.sapphirehill.com

www.pellegriniwines.com/

www.macrostiewinery.com/

www.clinecellars.com/

www.coffaro.com

www.faverovineyards.com/

www.lancaster-reserve.com/

www.korbel.com/

www.chalonewinegroup.com/index.html

Other Wine related sites

www.wineloverspage.com

WineCommune.com
provides a forum for merchants and wine collectors.

ShopWinesOnline.com
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