The Sonoma Valley is a hidden gem just west of the world famous Napa Valley. Featuring an abundance of exquisite wineries, Sonoma Valley is often overlooked as a wine tasting destination. Our Sonoma Valley wine tours are designed to open this area that has been enjoyed by local wine lovers for years. If you’re looking for something different and something new, a Sonoma Valley wine tour might just be for you. With the help of local wine expert Tom Jarman, you can discover all that Sonoma has to offer with your own custom wine tasting tour!
Like the better know Napa Valley neighbor, Sonoma features a wide variety of wine varietals source from an abundance vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see. The scenery is beautiful and the climate can be a little more comfortable on those hot summer afternoons. Two super spots for excellent wine tasting are the towns of Sonoma and Healdsburg, both regarded among the best wine tasting destinations in the country.
Hungry? There’s no shortage of great places to eat on your Sonoma Valley wine tour from great burger joints to high end culinary delights. Just let Tom know what is right for you and he’ll do the rest.
Tom’s Top 5 Sonoma Valley Wineries
Still not sure where to go? That’s understandable. There are so many choices it can be overwhelming. Click here to view our favorite guide to Napa Valley Wineries for more ideas.
Experience an exceptional tasting appointment at our Katherine Lindsay Estate in the heart of the Russian River Valley near the town of Sebastopol, CA. Appointments are often fully booked 6-8 weeks in advance so early requests are recommended. Tasting fees are independent of wine purchases.
The caves at B. Wise Estate include not only fermenting and aging tunnels, but also a series of rooms and alcoves devoted to hospitality, culminating in a spacious salon where you can enjoy some delightful wine tasting.
Every experience at La Rochelle begins with understanding where you are in your wine appreciation journey. Once understood, La Rochelle customizes your wine tasting experience resulting in pure delight.
An hour north of the Golden Gate lies a spectacular historic vineyard known only to a few. You won’t see any signs for it as you pass through the town of Sonoma. Many locals aren’t even aware it’s here. But high above the valley floor, it’s been quietly going about its business for over 125 years.
Each wine tasting experience is privately led by an Estate Ambassador, includes a tour, and wine tasting, and can include food pairings. In addition, a “dry” tasting is offered for non-wine drinkers who are enjoying the experience with others.