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Napa Experience Tour

with Robert Mondavi Winery

Napa Experience Tour

with Robert Mondavi Winery

Picnic lunch included! Barrel tasting experience!
Includes Ferry Cruise — Perfect way to end the day!


Tour Itinerary


* On rare occasions, the other non-Mondavi wineries are subject to change. Alternate Wineries: Beringer Winery

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Picnic Lunch


Picnic LunchWe provide you with a picnic lunch at one of our premium Napa Valley wineries during the tour.

The lunch will include meats, salads and fruit. It’s great to grab a bottle of wine from the winery you are visiting during your lunch and share it with others on the tour.

Either way, while you are having your Napa Valley lunch, it will be in the most serene vista with rolling hills in the foreground and background while you sit on a picnic lunch table. The picnic lunch portion makes for a great day.

Even though we are providing lunch, we always recommend eating a good breakfast the morning of the tour given how much wine our wineries may pour during the tour.


Napa Winery Spotlight


Robert Mondavi Winery

This famous Napa Valley Winery will be one of our stops on this tour. At this winery the tasting fee is included. A winery tour of Mondavi is also included.


Andretti Winery

The winery is well known for Mario Andretti, the famous Indy 500 racecar driver, and the craft of their Italian wine making process.


Beaulieu Vineyards

Beaulieu Vineyards, in the heart of Napa Valley, is one of the oldest and most loved wineries in California.


Franciscan Winery

This Oakville Estate winery will offer you 3 wines to taste and give a mini tour of their tasting rooms and vineyard. Tour and tasting fees are included!


Barrel Tasting Experience

Barrel tasting is now offered on this wine tour!

For red wines, controlled oxidation takes place during barrel aging. This very gradual oxidation results in decreased astringency and increased color and stability. It also evolves the fruit aromas to more complex ones.

Experience the fresh fruity-taste of wines straight from a barrel.

Not a Big Motor Coach! – Can go to small places


Wine Country ShuttleWe don’t use motor coaches on any of our tours – we use smaller, lower to the ground shuttles.

Many Napa Wine Tours from San Francisco tend to use large high-off-the-groundr motor coaches where they might pack in as many as 55 passengers, and as a result cannot go to most wineries or get the best wine tour experience.

Shuttles make for great wine tours!


Tour Benefits


  • Robert Mondavi Winery is the main difference between this tour and our regular Napa Experience Tour
  • Ferry/Bay Cruise back to San Francisco
  • Scenic tour route (over the Golden Gate Bridge)
  • Water will be provided during the tour (at the wineries)
  • Tour narrative with a Wine 101 presentation during the ride to Napa Valley
  • No Motor Coaches/ We use shuttle buses
  • Picnic Lunch Meal Costs included
  • The tasting and tour fee ($15) at Robert Mondavi Winery and the tasting and tour fee ($15) at Franciscan Winery are included in the tour.

Tasting Fees


See our FAQ for full information on tasting fees, pour amounts, and private settings at each winery.


Ferry Cruise – Perfect way to end the day –

It’s not just any Napa Wine Tour from San Francisco. On this tour you will take a ferry cruise from Napa Valley back to San Francisco as the sun begins to set. You can go outside or inside the boat during this 40-minute calm boat cruise across the bay back to the Ferry Building.

This ferry cruise is key because it completely avoids bad traffic back to San Francisco. From the Ferry/Bay Cruise you will get close to Alcatraz, the Bay Bridge, the city of San Francisco, as well as the Golden Gate Bridge from a short distance away. Thus, during the Ferry/Bay Cruise portion of your wine country tour, it will be at this point, you will know you made the right choice!

Timing


  • Everyday: 8:15am
  • 8.5 Hours Tour Length

Pricing


  • $129 per person

– Includes Ferry/Bay Cruise
– Includes Tour & tasting at Mondavi
– Includes Picnic Lunch in Napa
– Includes Vineyard Tour & Tasting Fees at Franciscan
– Tasting fees not incl. at other 2 wineries, but tasting fees are sometimes waived if wine is purchased.



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Napa Experience Tour

with Castello di Amorosa

Napa Experience Tour

with Castello di Amorosa

Picnic lunch included! Barrel tasting experience!
Includes Ferry Cruise — Perfect way to end the day!


Tour Itinerary


More Tour Details

* On rare occasions, wineries are subject to change. Alternate Wineries: Franciscan & Whitehall Lane. Also subject to change is whether we drive over the Golden Gate Bridge or Bay Bridge.

Coming From Napa Valley? Click here


Picnic Lunch


Picnic LunchOn this tour, you will eat lunch at the famous V. Sattui Winery (winner of many Winery of the Year awards).

V. Sattui has a very popular deli with a wide array of cheeses, olives, sandwiches, pastas and salads. Vegetarians need not worry! You will be given a lunch voucher of $12 per person to use any way you like at the deli.

Please note: The sandwiches are huge so you should consider splitting with someone else. This will stretch your credit to buy other items.

Even though we are provding lunch, we always recommend eating a good breakfast the morning given how much wines our wineries may pour during the tour.


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Napa Winery Spotlight


Andretti Winery

The winery is well known for Mario Andretti, the famous Indy 500 racecar driver, and the craft of their Italian wine making process.


V. Sattui Winery

V. Sattui Winery is our picnic lunch spot. After our picnic lunch, we will taste both their Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.


Castello di Amorosa

Castello di Amorosa is the clear highlight of this tour. The 13th Century Tuscan-like castle will bring intrigue to your day. You will have a self-guided tour of the common areas of the castle.


Beringer Winery

Beringer is Napa Valley’s oldest continuously operating winery, with beautiful gardens and historic buildings, plus a relaxed atmosphere for enjoying the wines.


Barrel Tasting Experience

Barrel tasting is now offered on this wine tour!

For red wines, controlled oxidation takes place during barrel aging. This very gradual oxidation results in decreased astringency and increased color and stability. It also evolves the fruit aromas to more complex ones.

Experience the fresh fruity-taste of wines straight from a barrel.

Not a Big Motor Coach! – Can go to small places


Wine Country ShuttleWe don’t use motor coaches on any of our tours – we use smaller, lower to the ground shuttles.

Many Napa Wine Tours from San Francisco tend to use large high-off-the-groundr motor coaches where they might pack in as many as 55 passengers, and as a result cannot go to most wineries or get the best wine tour experience.

Shuttles make for great wine tours!


Tour Benefits


  • Picnic Lunch meal costs included
  • Ferry/Bay Cruise back to San Francisco
  • Scenic tour route – over the Golden Gate Bridge or New Bay Bridge
  • Water will be provided during the tour – at the wineries
  • Tour narrative with a Wine 101 presentation during the ride to Napa Valley
  • No motor coaches, we use shuttle buses
  • Picnic Lunch meal costs included
  • $20 Entrance Fee at Castello di Amorosa (NOT Included) does include 5 tastes of their great wines.

Tasting Fees


See our FAQ for full information on tasting fees, pour amounts, and private settings at each winery.


Ferry Cruise – Perfect way to end the day –

It’s not just any Napa Wine Tour from San Francisco. On this tour you will take a ferry cruise from Napa Valley back to San Francisco as the sun begins to set. You can go outside or inside the boat during this 40-minute calm boat cruise across the bay back to the Ferry Building.

This ferry cruise is key because it completely avoids bad traffic back to San Francisco. From the Ferry/Bay Cruise you will get close to Alcatraz, the Bay Bridge, the city of San Francisco, as well as the Golden Gate Bridge from a short distance away. Thus, during the Ferry/Bay Cruise portion of your wine country tour, it will be at this point, you will know you made the right choice!

Timing


  • Everyday: 8:15am
  • 8.5 Hours Tour Length

Pricing


  • $99 per person

– $20 Castle Entrance Fee NOT included.
– Tasting fees for the other 3 wineries are not included.
– Picnic lunch costs ARE included.



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