The 9 Best Winery Tours in Sonoma County
Relax in luxury and enjoy the bounty of Sonoma County on a guided wine tour.
Do you want to visit wineries known for their Pinot Noirs, or those with art collections, sensational views, or farm-to-table food and wine pairings? Our local wine tour operators can help you curate your ideal Wine Country adventure. Choose from luxurious limos, replica cable car trolleys, and boho-style Jeeps. Or, hop on a bike and peddle your way through the Sonoma Valley as a local guide tells you everything you need to know about the area.
Here are some of the best wine tours in Sonoma County.
Discover Sonoma County's most precious hidden gems with Beau Wine Tours. For more than two decades, they have guided visitors through winding valleys and rolling hills to tour historic wine caves, century-old estates, and new, boutique wineries. All of their private tours are fully customizable. Or, they offer prepared itineraries for groups who want to leave the planning to the experts.
Have you ever wanted to know the history behind your favorite winery or vineyard? Then Sonoma Wine Tours is a perfect option for you! They provide carefully curated excursions that are as entertaining as they are educational. Whether you want to mix and mingle with local vintners or meet the families who established the most sustainable vineyards in Wine Country, Sonoma Wine Tours offers something for everyone.
4. Woody's Wine Tours, Santa Rosa
Laidback adventures that showcase the bounty of Sonoma County are Woody's specialty. For more than a decade, he has tasted thousands of wines and cultivated relationships with hundreds of winemakers to help craft tours and custom excursions that provide you with both a memorable experience and an intimate look at some of the area's most acclaimed wineries and lesser-known gems.
5. Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley, Sonoma
For a wine-soaked adventure you will never forget, book a tour with Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley. Embark on a journey through the beautiful Sonoma Valley onboard an open-air replica of the cable cars that traversed the streets of San Francisco in the early 1900s. You can expect unmatched views while traveling to three unique wineries in Sonoma County, all while learning about the history of our storied destination and wine industry.
Cycle along the backroads of Sonoma County with Ace It! Bike Tours on their Healdsburg Cycling Wine Tour. Starting in downtown Windsor, you'll enjoy hours of exploration and scenic vineyards as well as stops at J Vineyards & Winery and Rodney Strong Vineyards in Healdsburg. All tours end with one last tasting at Mutt Lynch, a small, family owned winery in Windsor. Or, peddle leisurely through the Russian River Valley on the Sonoma Wine Country Tour, along which you'll visit two to three award-winning wineries.
7. Bohemian Highway Travel Co., Various Locations
Dive deep into local history and visit offbeat wineries with Bohemian Highway Travel Co. for a journey that will show you all the reasons why Life Opens Up in Sonoma County. Choose from three experiences—The Explorer, The Collector, and Wine & Design—each of which features a curated selection of lesser-known wineries and vineyards throughout the area.
8. Getaway Adventures & Rentals, Healdsburg
Sun-kissed vines, aromatic olive trees, and golden hills—cycling around Wine Country is truly an experience unlike any other. On Getaway Adventures' Healdsburg Bike & Wine Tour, seasoned guides take you on a 12-mile journey to some of the best wineries in Healdsburg (and beyond!), prepare a tasty picnic spread, and give you the inside scoop on all the other top things to do in Sonoma County.
9. Platypus Wine Tours, Sonoma
For a day filled with fun, flavor, and lighthearted adventure, book a small group guided excursion with Platypus Wine Tours. Their personal, informed guides will take you to some of Sonoma County's most charming and off-the-beaten-path wineries. You'll be introduced to the wines, winemakers, and the local stories behind them. Private tours also include a picnic lunch of your choice.
Before you begin your guided tour of Wine Country, brush up on our 7 Tips for Sonoma County Wine Tasting to ensure you have a safe and memorable experience.