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Wine Country Tour Shuttle

1 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-513-5400
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Great Time and Great Wine!

I've toured wineries in Livermore but wanted to try Napa Valley this time around. The shuttle... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2013
Tiffany M
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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Good Tour but the Wineries Don't Give You their A Game!

We took this tour for the second time in 3 years and based on the first tour, had high expectations... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2013
murphy2
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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Wine Country Tour Shuttle, with its Super High 94% TripAdvisor Rating Score operates from San Francisco to either Napa or Sonoma. We encourage wine lovers to go on both our Wine Country Tours because the different wine regions are so uniquely different. Our Napa Experience Tour visits 4 wineries and has a picnic lunch and a 50-minute relaxing ferry cruise included. See the reviews below to see how well the picnic lunch and the ferry cruise is so well received. The Sonoma Experience Tour (local favorite tour) is new for us and has great reviews below because we picked 2 fantastic wineries, plus we put together a walking map of Sonoma square where guests can get one free pour at each location. Wine Country Tour Shuttle received the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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1 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

I've toured wineries in Livermore but wanted to try Napa Valley this time around. The shuttle narrative is very informative, full of history and details about wineries and grapes etc. That being said, after 45 minutes of non-stop talking it carries on a bit. The...More

1  Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We took this tour for the second time in 3 years and based on the first tour, had high expectations for this one. Unfortunately some things don't stay the same. The 4 wineries: Mondavi, Andretti, Menage a Tois, and Franciscan seemed on paper to be...More

6  Thank murphy2
sftourmanager, General Manager at Wine Country Tour Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2013

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your opinion. I guess it's just personal choice, because our other customers mostly do not agree. They have called us on several occasions to get the name of the winery for the wines that they tasted during our...More

Reviewed 19 February 2013

This was a first experience for my boyfriend and I. I loved it. I wish we could have more time to visit more estates but still worth it. Our bus driver Phillip was awesome ! He had people on the bus laughing, helping us take...More

1  Thank Linacastro4
Reviewed 14 February 2013

I surprised my wife and took her on this tour for Valentines Day. We had a GREAT time! Our group wasn't too big, which made it a great way to make friends. Our tour guide, Phillip, was very entertaining. He knew everyone's name by the...More

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 February 2013

This is an easy way to get a nice tour of the Napa wine country. Not being wine connoisseurs, and just looking for a way to get a feel for Napa and the wines, this was a good choice for us. The morning starts with...More

5  Thank Eileen V
Reviewed 26 January 2013

I thought the selection of wineries was great. They gave us enough time at each place to have a few tastes and buy whatever we wanted to. I hadn't been on a wine tour before and would definitely prefer going on my own just so...More

2  Thank jenjen1980_11
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Our guide, Philip was very personable and extremely knowledgeable on the history of San Fransico and Napa Valley wineries. A very comfortable and clean shuttle tour bus picks you up at the Ferry building in San Fransico. (arrive an hour early, so you can shop...More

4  Thank Diana H
Reviewed 22 January 2013

I bought the more expensive package and didnt get the extra stop not relay an issue as I liked the other winery however the refund of the difference never got refunded on all three of the tickets i purchased. it was stated if they couldnt...More

9  Thank kittycattt
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Great tour of Napa Valley. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. Wineries visited were great; especially V. Sattui - lots of personal attention. Taking the ferry back to SF was a nice/different way to travel and got to see the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the...More

2  Thank WJB
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Good way to see and find out more about wine from Napa valley - glad I did tour but do think the extra money for the tasting was a bit steep - an extra $80.00 per couple really made the day an expensive one. The...More

1  Thank Minty2011
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Emily G
16 April 2017|
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Response from KBJ278 | Reviewed this property |
I believe this answer is on the FAQs on the companies website but we were back at the San Fran Ferry Terminal by 5:15. Even if you are running 30 minutes late, you should make your flight in plenty of time.
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gguerriere
16 March 2017|
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Response from VandCWpg_ | Reviewed this property |
St. Francis Westin was good for us, but anywhere around the square or the waterfront (near or on Embarcadero) and you're a very short bus or trolly ride to the shuttle. Or you can enjoy a 20-30 minute walk from the St... More
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Ritasalad
10 August 2016|
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Response from hugslie860 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't stay in Napa, so I can't comment on hotels in that area. As for wineries, I would recommend Robert Mondavi for sure
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