Dining December 25, 2017
The Northern California Wine Trolley Tour You’ll Absolutely Love
Everybody knows that there really isn’t a more iconic duo than Northern California and wine. Northern Californians love their wine. It’s a fact of life. However, if you’re looking to enjoy some world class wine while taking in some of the most majestic Northern California landscapes then you’re going to want to check out this wine trolley tour. The Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley takes you through the incredible Sonoma Valley landscape, giving you an experience you’ll remember for a lifetime.
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The Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley is open for tours every day of the week and takes you to four different Sonoma Valley wineries.
The main starting location for the general public is at The Sonoma Plaza in front of City Hall. Here the trolley will pick you up promptly at 10:15 am for the ride of a lifetime. The trolley itself is even an exact replica of an early 20th century California Street Cable Car.
The trolley ride lasts approximately six hours, but you'll wish it would last even longer.
The Sonoma wine tour guide is both friendly and extremely knowledgeable in the valley's rich history in the wine industry. Stops vary depending on the season but you're always guaranteed a stop at at least four wineries for a private tasting. The cost of the tour is around $99 per person and of course all guests must be 21 years or older.
The wine trolley takes you through some of the most breathtaking scenery of the valley.
The tour guide will even show you many historic landmarks along the way including General Vallejo’s Soldier Barracks, Mission San Francisco Solano, the Bear Flag Monument, and the historic town of Glen Ellen. It's pretty amazing to see and hear about the valley's incredible history.
The gorgeous Sonoma Valley contains more than 40 wineries in a 17-mile span. This place truly is the wine capital of the world, with the first grapes being planted back in 1823 by Franciscan priests.
Each winery you stop at boasts friendly and informative staff along with beautiful tasting rooms. You'll have the opportunity to sample a variety of wines from both family-owned and large wineries. Tasting fees vary depending on location, but usually fall somewhere in between $20-$30 per person.
The wine trolley is truly the best way to experience all that the Sonoma Valley has to offer in one go.
It's the perfect activity for both the occasional wine drinker and the wine connoisseur. You're sure to have a blast while learning about wine and the beautiful region of Sonoma.
The wine trolley tour even includes a catered lunch from the renowned Girl & The Fig Restaurant.
If the weather is nice, you'll enjoy lunch outside among breathtaking views of the vineyard. By the end of the day, you're sure to have made good friends with your fellow trolley riders.
There truly is no better way of experiencing one of the most well-known wine country in the world.
You'll walk away from the tour with a new knowledge of Sonoma's wine culture along with some memories you won't soon forget. To learn more or book a trolley tour, you can visit their website
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