Spring Public Tour Series

Looking for a fun thing to do in the San Francisco Bay Area? Check out our Spring - Fall tours that are open to the public - for these, we sell the seats individually, so you don't need your own group (but feel free to bring one!). And if you like the tour but can't make the date, we are happy to re-create any of our public tours into a private tour just for you and your friends!

 

April 12th public tours - take your pick of 3 different wine tours, or take a San Francisco city tour! (Pricing, online sign-up and details below. SF city tour is offered through our parent company, South Bay DMC)

 

Gilroy Countryside Wine Tour
Sunday, April 12th, 10:00 am to 3:45 pm

This tour visits three very different wineries down in the Gilroy area, just 23 miles south of downtown San Jose. This area still retains it's agricultural feel and is now a burgeoning wine region, home to a wide variety of wineries, from the tiniest boutique winery, to the big and beautiful Clos La Chance Winery.

The first stop is Clos LaChance Winery, for a behind-the-scenes tour, a tasting of their best wines, and time to enjoy a boxed lunch picnic on the terrace, in the Mulberry Grove, or inside the Grand Salon. Clos has a beautiful facility and the tour there includes a peek at their enormous barrel room. Next, we stop in at Kirigin Cellars for a full tasting inside the 1916 Room. Kirigin is known for their unique white wine, Malvasia Bianca, as well as their delicious dessert wine, Vino di Mocca, and they make a wide variety of wines in addition to those. The final stop is a tasting of award-winning wines at warehouse-style Sycamore Creek, surrounded by estate vineyards, with a nice new patio where you can sit and enjoy the country vibe and views.

Cost: $70 pp tour + $15 pp gourmet boxed lunch = $85 pp total. Price includes all tasting fees, bus with driver's gratuity and tax, boxed lunch and a full day of fun! PLEASE let us know (by calling) if you need a Vegetarian lunch; otherwise, an assortment of gourmet turkey, beef and chicken sandwich boxed lunches will be provided to choose from.

SIGN-UP DEADLINE is April 5th - please be sure you sign up by then so we can firm up the plans with the wineries and the lunches, etc.

Details: Tour meets in front of the Fairmont Hotel, 10 am. Please wear comfy walking shoes and dress in layers, please - we just can't predict the weather. But rest assured, this tour takes place rain or shine, and we will plan the lunch and activities accordingly (no outdoor dining in pouring rain!) Please arrive 15 minutes early (at 9:45 am) to check-in as you board the bus - we will have names on a list, so no need to bring paperwork with you. Pre-payment via the link below is highly preferred, but some last-minute seats may be available on the day-of, we just can't promise that.

We look forward to touring with you!

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Saratoga Town & Country Wine Tour
Sunday, April 12th, 10:30 am to 4:00 pm

Visit the hills and downtown of Saratoga for a fun day of wine!

This tour includes 3 of our favorites: The vintage estate winery named after the current owner's two daughters, Savannah-Chanelle, the grand and historic Mountain Winery with it's panoramic views of the south bay and Silicon Valley, and the hip downtown Saratoga Tasting Room with wonderful wines, Cinnabar! You'll enjoy a fun & informative "walking taste-tour" at Savannah-Chanelle, followed by an outdoor picnic (weather-permitting), then climb the hill (okay, we'll drive you, so no actual climbing for you) to the Mountain Winery to meet the Hospitality Host with the Most, Jesse Montenegro for a full tasting of Reserve wines, then it's down to the cool Wine Lounge at Cinnabar in downtown Saratoga (where you may wish to pop down the street for some Artisan chocolates at Saratoga Chocolates, before hopping back in the bus).

Cost: $80 pp tour + $15 pp gourmet boxed lunch = $95 pp total. Price includes all tasting fees, bus with driver's gratuity and tax, boxed lunch and a full day of fun! PLEASE let us know (by calling) if you need a Vegetarian lunch; otherwise, an assortment of gourmet turkey, beef and chicken sandwich boxed lunches will be provided to choose from.

SIGN-UP DEADLINE is April 5th - please be sure you sign up by then so we can firm up the plans with the wineries and the lunches, etc.

Details: Tour meets in front of the Fairmont Hotel, 10:30 am. Please wear comfy walking shoes and dress in layers - we just can't predict the weather. But rest assured, this tour takes place rain or shine, and we will plan the lunch and activities accordingly (no outdoor dining in pouring rain!) Please arrive 15 minutes early (at 10:15 am) to check-in as you board the bus - we will have names on a list, so no need to bring paperwork with you. Pre-payment via the link below is highly preferred, but some last-minute seats may be available on the day-of, we just can't promise that - early sign up for this tour is advised.

We look forward to touring with you!

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Saratoga Wine Tour, Apr 12

Los Gatos Luxury Wine Tour

Sunday, April 12th, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

The outdoor patio at Regale Winery

This tour visits 3 wonderful wineries in the Summit Road region of Los Gatos: Regale Winery, a "Club-Members-Only" Tuscan-style beauty with amazingly gorgeous grounds (and bocce ball, too!), Black Ridge Vineyards (BRV), a private estate winery normally closed to the public, and Wrights Station, a beautifully-renovated 1947 farmhouse winery. This exclusive tour is limited to 22 guests and features a Club Member tasting and VIP access at Regale, a private visit to Black Ridge Vineyards (the winery will open just for you!), and a behind-the-scenes tour at Wrights Station, where you'll be hosted by owner-winemaker, Dan Lokteff. Enjoy the ride in style, aboard the Super-Luxe bus, a custom-made 50-thousand dollar luxury coach with mahogany wood, game tables, leather couches, surround sound, and more - chances are, you've never seen a coach quite like it!

Cost: $105 pp tour + $45 pp catered winery lunch = $150 pp total. Price includes all tasting fees, lux bus with driver's gratuity and tax, catered winery lunch, winery tour with winemaker at Wrights Station, and a full day of fun! PLEASE let us know (by calling) if you need a Vegetarian/Vegan lunch.

SIGN-UP DEADLINE is April 5th - please be sure you sign up by then!

Details: Tour meets in front of the Fairmont Hotel, 11:15 am. Please wear comfy walking shoes and dress in layers - we just can't predict the weather. But rest assured, this tour takes place rain or shine, and we will plan the lunch and activities accordingly (no outdoor dining in pouring rain!) Please arrive 15 minutes early (at 11:00 am) to check-in as you board the bus - we will have names on a list, so no need to bring paperwork with you. Pre-payment via the link below is highly advised.

We look forward to touring with you!

Buy your ticket now!

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Los Gatos Lux Wine Tour


Expert-guided Tour of San Francisco

Sunday, April 12th, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Take an expert-guided driving tour of San Francisco and see all the major sights!

Please click here to read full description and sign up via our parent company website, South Bay DMC.