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Blue Star Wine Country Tours

Sonoma, CA 95476
+1 415-608-9065
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Fantastic Days in Sonoma with the girls!

Prior to visiting Sonoma with friends, I had been reading reviews on Trip Advisor to find the... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
sammoran64
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Quincy, Massachusetts
Great wine tour with friends

After searching and interviewing over 15 wine tour companies, I found myself on the phone with John... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Traci J
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We provide unique wine tour experiences in Napa, Sonoma & Russian River. Private luxury car, 4 hours minimum required.
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Prior to visiting Sonoma with friends, I had been reading reviews on Trip Advisor to find the perfect wine tasting trip for my friends and I. I contacted our hotel for their recommendation and they recommended Blue Star. I contacted John and immediately knew why...More

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R2825CNjohnc, Owner at Blue Star Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Wow! Thank you for your kind words. Such a genuine recollection and positive experience of your tour with Blue Star means a great deal to us. Now entering our third season, we strive to attract more wine country goers like you who are up for...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

After searching and interviewing over 15 wine tour companies, I found myself on the phone with John for 30 minutes. He won me over with his knowledge of the area and wineries and his willingness to customize a tour that fit the needs of our...More

Thank Traci J
R2825CNjohnc, Owner at Blue Star Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Ah shucks Traci...you're making me blush! What can I say, when you're in the right spirit and want to learn, relax and enjoy the day, I'm cool with that. It doesn't feel like a job when I'm touring with folks like you. It's feels more...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

I should post this review long ago. As everyone mentions, John is absolutely #1 !! He had taken a lot of time to make sure that I was happy with their plan. We visited three wineries in Sonoma. One of the wineries we visited had...More

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R2825CNjohnc, Owner at Blue Star Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words about your experience with me and my tour company. We recognize there's an investment in planning your trip here and glad that we got it right for you. The next time you're here, let's plan another amazing day and...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

My daughter and I visited Sonoma recently, our first time to wine country and to California. I was referred to Blue Star Wine Country Tours through our hotel and the day before we traveled I reached out to John. In just a few minutes of...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

My wife and I and another couple visited Sonoma for wine tasting over the weekend of May 6 & 7 and could not have had a better guide. John was personable and knowledgeable, providing insights in to the local history and culture as well as...More

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R2825CNjohnc, Owner at Blue Star Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hello Patrick, Thank you for your kind words and description of how "Blue Star rolls" in wine country. Putting together the perfect wine-focused agenda and hosting you for two days made the second day an even more intimate experience for the best of what our...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Like a fine wine, John Cowles crafts the perfect wine tasting experience. His knowledge of the area coupled with his unique connections to top-notch wineries created a memorable experience for us. He was very responsive in all aspects of pre-trip planning and very flexible in...More

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R2825CNjohnc, Owner at Blue Star Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hello Bruce, Thank you for taking the time to articulate your wine tour experience with us. It was our pleasure to host you and your dear friends for a day in wine country and, we hope you'll return in the future to do it again...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I had been planning a super secret 40th birthday surprise for months. Blue Star Wine Tours came on my radar when John contacted me after one of the other companies I contacted was no longer operating. That person referred me to John and he reached...More

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R2825CNjohnc, Owner at Blue Star Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thanks Tiffany! I truly enjoyed you and your group and hope your remaining time in Calistoga work out nicely. If it gets too hot for you in AZ please re-visit wine country and look me up!!! Best regards, John

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

A flexible itinerary and very knowledgeable. Absolutely perfect day. I would highly recommend Blue Star Wine Country Tours.

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R2825CNjohnc, Owner at Blue Star Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

It was our pleasure wine touring you for the day. Please come back anytime and ask for our "friends and family" discount for our repeat guests. Cheers! John

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

John was a great host, taking our large group to a number of fantastic wineries and even picking up our lunch for a nice outdoor picnic. We are already talking about planning another trip! Thank you John!

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R2825CNjohnc, Owner at Blue Star Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for your kind words about your experience. It was my pleasure hosting you and please, reach out the next time you're planning a visit to wine country. Cheers! John

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I recently visited the Sonoma & Napa Valley area, and used Blue Star Tours, as I had never been in this area before, nor had we visited any wineries or vineyards. Our Driver, Dave, was extremely knowledgeable about the area as well as the products!...More

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R2825CNjohnc, Owner at Blue Star Wine Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for your kind words about your day touring with Dave. We certainly appreciate it and glad you had a great time. Come back soon and look us up for your next wine country adventure. Regards, John Cowles

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