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Murphys Wine Country

We had a wonderful time. Chris is a great tour guide. I was really nice to meet all the owners and... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
bbardea
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Oakley, California
Very educational as well as fun!

This tour was wonderful as Chris led us to four different wineries, from very small to very large... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
markb4cy
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Des Moines, Iowa
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23 Jul 2018
“Murphys Wine Country”
23 Sep 2017
“Very educational as well as fun!”
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Sample all you want with no risk of driving. Small escorted tours to award winning Calaveras County, Ca. wineries, flexible itineraries, delicious lunch, local pick up and drop off, in a licensed and insured van. We are the number one specialty wine...more
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2477 Ponderosa Way, Murphys, CA 95247
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

We had a wonderful time. Chris is a great tour guide. I was really nice to meet all the owners and some of the wine makers. I learned many things I did not know. I had been on a tour of Napa Valley but this...More

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Chris P, Owner at Courtwood Wine Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. Yes, taking a tour and visiting the wineries is a lot different than just going to tasting rooms on Main Street. Also on a "real" wine tour you can expect to learn about the wines, the...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

This tour was wonderful as Chris led us to four different wineries, from very small to very large for this area. Chris is a long-time resident of this region and knows the vineyards and the people running the vineyards. We had a great time as...More

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Chris P, Owner at Courtwood Wine Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience. When it comes to tour choices you pinpointed the difference in our tours. We strive to do much more than drive people around. The winery experience and connection to the area you are visiting is also important. Our winemakers love...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great time with Chris! Friendly service, great wines, lovely spring flowers. Highly recommended. A bargain and a great time.

Thank santanoni
Chris P, Owner at Courtwood Wine Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

I'm happy you enjoyed your tour and our great wines. It has been so much fun visiting the flower exhibit at Ironstone this spring. I am sure looking forward to some summer picnics and warm weather.

Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Chris does a very nice wine tasting tour. She arranged 4 full wine tours, a very nice lunch and a short visit to a 5th winery. Chris selects the winery's based upon the day of the week you select for the wine tour and has...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time visiting the wineries with Chris and learning about the area. Her enthusiasm was infectious, and she created a special fun day for us!More

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FrogTennis, Owner at Courtwood Wine Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Thanks for your review. We have such friendly winemakers and a great variety of quality wines, it's fun to be able to show it off. I'm glad you enjoyed your tour and our wine area. I hope you can come back for another visit to...More

Reviewed 15 July 2014

On this tour you get an intimate look at several local wineries. We were even treated to a sensational cupcake. You get to talk to the winemakers and even through a vineyard. Murphy , CA is a hidden gem in California. It is much more...More

Thank MMurgo
FrogTennis, Owner at Courtwood Wine Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2014

I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour and the area. I think we have wonderful winemakers and wines. You are right, our area is very special and an undiscovered treat.

Reviewed 20 February 2014

Chris Parker runs a wonderful operation. She was prompt to pick us up, friendly, organized and a wealth of knowledge. We had a great lunch that she arranged at the Magnolia Cafe. It was a fun and relaxing day and definitely the way to see...More

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FrogTennis, Owner at Courtwood Wine Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2014

Thanks PGrove. I had a wonderful time with your group and the wine makers and owners appreciated your enthusiasm for their wines. I hope you can make it back up to our area, maybe this summer to partake in our Adult Wine Camp - Calaveras...More

Reviewed 6 May 2013

Too bad that tripadvisor limits your rating to "excellent". There should be a "AWESOME" or a "WOW" option. We were on the tour May 2, 2013, had the "first picnic of the year", enjoyed 5 wineries, and purchased 6 bottles. Chris is an extraordinary tour...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2013

Chris Parker runs a wonderful operation. She was prompt to pick us up, friendly, and a wealth of knowledge. Thanks to her connections we were able to see some really nice behind-the-scenes tours. It was a fun and relaxing day and definitely the way to...More

1  Thank SueVW
Reviewed 25 July 2012

We had such a wonderful, lovely day in Murphys on our wine tasting tour. Chris seemed to know all of the winemakers personally - making the day even more special. What a charming place and a great tour!

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