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Find your trolley, a replica of a classic San Francisco cable car, midmorning at Sonoma Plaza. Then, meet your guide and grab a seat. As the trolley winds through the valley, you are free to focus on the view.

Between stops, your guide shares local folklore and colorful history as you pass landmarks such as Mission San Francisco Solano and Bear Flag Monument. For lunch, a French country-style picnic lunch is served family style, allowing you to select your choice of salads, sandwiches, and desserts from local bistro, the Girl & the Fig.

During the 6-hour outing, you visit four different wineries—each selected based on its superior wines and pleasant atmosphere. You learn about quintessential California varietals such as cabernet sauvignon, merlot, chardonnay and pinot noir as you taste. (Tasting fees are not included.)

Your tour ends back where it began.
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Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley
Go wine tasting without the stress of driving or deciding between dozens of tasting rooms. Instead, hop aboard the adults-only Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley and get chauffeured through the picturesque rolling hills. All the planning and navigating is handled for you as you sample wines at four different wineries, taste regional varietals, and enjoy a picnic prepared by the Girl & the Fig, a rustic French bistro.
  • Easy, full-day wine-tasting tour through Sonoma Valley
  • Wine-focused trolley ride lets you skip driving and planning
  • Sip celebrated varietals at four wineries and break for a picnic lunch 
  • Learn local history and folklore from the trolley’s narration
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All reviewsgirl and the figbuena vistacatered lunchsonoma valleymayo familydriver paulparadise ridgewould recommend this to anyonepicnic areaincluded lunchsix hourssandwichessuper funnew friendsfun experiencepicnic lunchtasting room
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Better than expected

We booked this tour at the last minute, having not made any definite plans during our short Sonoma visit. We are so glad we did. Not only was this a decent into to local wineries and the varieties of wine produced, but it was a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
A Perfect Day in Sonoma!

Two weeks ago I traveled to Sonoma with my sisters and our husbands. We booked a day with Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley, and it was our favorite day of our vacation. Paul was our tour guide and he was funny, personable, knowledgable and kind. He...More

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Mark L, General Manager at Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Andrea, Thank you for the wonderful review. The Sonoma wine tour is one of my favorites we offer. Im glad we where able to be your favorite day on vacation. Cheers and come back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ho hum

I only like one of the wineries that we went to, the other three in the party didn't care for any of them. The Driver was very nice but new and was not trained well. For some reason I thought the driver or another tour...More

1  Thank Colt U
Mark L, General Manager at Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Colt U. I am sorry you where not pleased with the tour and apologies about the recording . Our guides do not use a recorded message or at least are not supposed to. Would love to know more about the date and tour...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best way to taste and experience the wine industry in Sanoma

My wife and I was lucky enough to spend a day with Paul (our guide and driver) and 11 other people on the wine trolley on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. I would totally do it again and recommend it to everyone interested. The trip included...More

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Mark L, Manager at Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Herman and Alexis. We really love comments like this and will make sure I pass this on to Paul.

Reviewed 19 June 2018
First time in Sonoma

Since this was our first time visiting the area, this was a great option in order to visit several wineries. The included lunch was a nice bonus.

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Mark L, General Manager at Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

The Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley is a great way for a first time visitor to see the valley or as a refresher for those of us that live here.

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Response from appellatereview | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the winery. Ravenswood had a special deal for the tour group - $15 per person - but the required everyone to pay (no shared tastings) and didn't offer a fee waiver if you made a purchase. Buena Vista was most... More
29 April 2018|
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Roughly 6 hours
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12 April 2018|
Response from appellatereview | Reviewed this property |
According to their website, the wineries included on the tour will vary by season, and even within the week booked. They list about 12 different wineries with which they have arrangements. Buena Vista is probably the... More
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