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Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour from San Francisco provided by Cardinal Transportation by Hansom

Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour from San Francisco

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 20-06-28 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-06-28 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Save time researching which wineries to visit in Sonoma and Napa. With this private wine tasting tour, round-trip from San Francisco, your itinerary is predetermined. On booking you’ll have a pre-trip consultation to plan and customize your group’s tour. Your personal driver makes up to five stops in one day and supplies a bottle or two of wine, depending on the number in your party.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    San Francisco
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 3
    V. Sattui Winery
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 4
    Chimney Rock
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 5
    Sterling Vineyards
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 6
    Opus One Winery
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 7
    Domaine Carneros
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 8
    Andretti Winery
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 9
    Caymus Vineyards
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 10
    Benziger Family Winery
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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Highlights
  • Private wine tour of top Sonoma and Napa wineries
  • Travel from San Francisco by luxury sedan or SUV
  • Exceptional service provided by your chauffeur, with up to 5 stops
  • Wine tastings included at wineries chosen from a customized list
Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Available predetermined wine tour itineraries
  • Pre-travel consultation to plan and customize your group's itinerary and tour experience
  • 1 bottle of red or white wine (2 bottles for SUV reservations)
  • Water
  • Inexpensive Wine Tasting Options available (This list is provided separately ONLY after booking)
  • Optional group photograph service on the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels/residences within a 15-mile radius of San Francisco
  • Up to 5 stops within 8 hours
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Guide
  • Gratuities (standard 20% gratuity charged on total gross amount after trip completion)
  • Additional time past the first 8 hours ($60 sedan / $75 SUV per hour)
  • Airport pickup
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Reservations larger than 7 people should contact the tour operator for additional details per group size
  • List of wineries with Inexpensive tasting options will be provided by the tour operator via email, AFTER the tour has been booked via Viator.
  • ***ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL & DOMESTIC TRAVEL AGENTS: ALL AGENTS OR THIRD PARTIES MUST PROVIDE LEAD TRAVELER'S DIRECT CONTACT INFORMATION UPON BOOKING. THE LEAD TRAVELER'S EMAIL ADDRESS AND MOBILE PHONE NUMBER MUST BE PROVIDED. BOOKING WILL BE REJECTED IMMEDIATELY IF NAME OF LEAD TRAVELER AND PHONE NUMBER OF LEAD TRAVELER ARE IGNORED OR NOT PROPERLY FILLED OUT IN RESERVATION.
  • INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS AND AGENTS MUST CONTACT OUR OFFICE DIRECTLY, AS WE DO NOT DIAL OUT TO INTERNATIONAL PHONE NUMBERS (WE ONLY ACCEPT INCOMING INTERNATIONAL PHONE CALLS AND SMS TEXT).***IF UNABLE TO REACH OFFICE VIA PHONE, INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS SHOULD TEXT THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS TO THE OFFICE NUMBER, TO EXPEDITE COMMUNICATION WITH WINE TOUR PLANNING***
  • Tour operator requires a credit card and expiration date on file for any potential additional costs not paid in full via Viator booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jeanie R wrote a review Jun. 2020
Seattle, Washington3 contributions1 helpful vote
Worth every penny! I realize it's more spendy than those economic group tours but if you're a wine lover who is familiar with or cares enough to research or have a must visit winery list established then those herd like tours where you don't have a say to what locations you
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Date of experience: March 2020
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jen12130 wrote a review Nov. 2019
Hudson, Ohio9 contributions8 helpful votes
We had a wonderful experience with this tour! From the very beginning upon booking - they were extremely responsive to emails and provided great suggestions. Our driver Alex was the best! He was so nice and polite but didn't talk your ear off. He was very attentive to detail
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Date of experience: November 2019
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John O wrote a review Nov. 2019
Norman, OK36 contributions
Great tour. Made a couple stops in San Francisco to take pictures. Complimentary champagne for the drive out. I think the best part is not having to deal with a big tour group. We could spend as much or little time at each winery and were able to switch up our itinerary on the
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Caroline wrote a review Oct. 2019
Fort Worth, Texas4 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a great day with Lonnie as our driver. Our first stop was at the end of the Golden Gate Bridge for a photo opportunity. We then drove through Sausalito and then it was off to the wineries. This was our first time to ever go on a wine tour and Mason was very helpful prior to
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Travelhoo7 wrote a review Oct. 2019
Richmond, Virginia1 contribution
My brother and I had a fantastic experience this past weekend. Lonnie was our driver for two days and we would highly recommend him. Cardinal provided a number of recommendations, but we picked our own stops and the timing, which was no problem. We were picked up in San
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Cardinal Transportation by Hansom
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Terrible Customer Service
We booked this private tour with Cardinal Transportation via Viator (Trip Advisor). We were told the SUV was sold
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Lexi N
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What would’ve been a perfect day
Planned out the best trip for Napa. Mason was extremely helpful in finding an itinerary that fit what we wanted. Un
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David F
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Cancelled Tour 20 min after the tour was to begin
Our driver was confirmed to pick us up at 8:30, I text him at 8:35 and he replied he had car problems and the compa
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DCFoodie1990
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Fantastic Tour of Wine Country
This tour was absolutely perfect. A private driver picked us up from our hotel in downtown SF, provided excellent c
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Kristin D
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Stress-free day
We had a great day in Sebastopol and Healdsburg with our driver Lonny who showed up early, was highly communicative
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Brittany J
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Incredible Girls Trip
My girlfriends and I had the most fantastic time on our tour. Everything was honestly even beyond expectation, and
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sa12345929
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Fantastic service, awesome time
I had a surprise birthday trip planned for my wife’s milestone birthday for us to visit both San Francisco and Napa
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MinneapolisGail
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They didn't show!
I booked Cardinal for a wine tour day that was supposed to take place on Oct. 27, 2019. I paid my deposit on Oct. 2
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MustTravel1
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Great experience although we had to cancel due to power outage
Unfortunately we had to cancel our tour a couple of weeks ago due to power outages with our airbnb and some of the
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372margarethad
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Napa Sonoma Valley
We chose to have a SUV with a private driver. We were so lucky to have LONNIE as our private chauffeur. He was ve
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Angie T
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Best day ever!
Sean was an amazing guide and went above and beyond to make sure we had the best day. He gave us a great lunch sugg
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Helen M
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Great visit to Napa and Sonoma
We booked our tour with Viator and within 2 days had been contacted by Cardinal with a list and prices for wineries
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marcelop328
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Perfect
The tour was absolutely perfect. The driver/guide Alex was at the hotel precisely in time. We hit all the 4 winerie
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Sammjc22
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Amazing time!
I recommend using cardinal transportation to anyone and everyone! Last year for my first time I did a bus tour with
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Michael Z
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Great Couples Wine Tour!
The driver was very professional and picked us up promptly at the hotel. He gave us a great tour, took amazing phot
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Russian
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