For most people, the only thing that comes to mind when they hear “Napa Valley” is wine. Napa Valley has quite the reputation for great wines and stunning vineyards nestled in the pleasant California countryside. 2019 is all about taking life for all it has, living each day as if it was your last, and trying new things that help you grow. Napa Valley offers a unique experience by combining pleasure with education. If you have ever wanted to learn about wine, there’s no better place than Napa Valley and no better time than 2019! Here are just a few of the amazing tours that Napa has to offer.
1. Sonoma and Napa Lunch Tour
This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to go with a small group but doesn’t want to break the bank. The group is never bigger than 14 people and it makes stops at least three vineyards. You will gain rich knowledge from your experienced guide and make stops for lunch and champagne. The lunch stop is at Plaza Bistro, a Sonoma favorite. This is followed by bubbly at the Domaine Chandon vineyard.
2. Sparkling Wine Hot Air Balloon Tour
This tour begins at sunrise. You’ll get to experience the Valley in a unique way as you soar above the vineyards in a colorful hot air balloon. The tour meets at Domaine Chandon where you will meet your pilot and a get a tasty snack. After a beautiful bird’s-eye view of the Valley, you will return to the winery for a delicious brunch and a sparkling wine toast.
3. Castello di Amorosa- Royal Food and Wine Pairing Tour
Get the royal treatment on this Napa Valley tour. This vineyard is marked by the Castello di Amorosa, an Italian inspired castle in Napa Valley resembles those of 19th century Tuscany. You will glean a breadth of knowledge about medieval history while tasting a variety of wines and foods fit for a king. Afterward, you can keep up the Italian Royalty theme by taking the Napa Valley limo service over to Bosko’s Trattoria for pizza.
4. Staglin Family Vineyard Tour
You can delve into the history of one of Napa Valley’s oldest vineyards. Previously farmed by the Steckter family in 1864, the Staglins founded this vineyard after purchasing the estate in 1985. This tour includes a visit to the underground caves and farmhouse. The main wine produced here is Cabernet Sauvignon. For each bottle sold under the Salus label, they donate 100% of the proceeds to mental health research.
If you are traveling from San Francisco or flying in from far away, consider using Napa Valley ground transportation. Take a limo to your tours for a ride in luxury and style to start your new year off right. You will feel luxurious when your limo pulls up at one of the Valley’s stunning vineyards. Our chauffeurs will get you there safely and stress-free. Whether you need to be picked up from the airport or driven to your tour, consider renting a limo and riding in style.