Wine tours near San Francisco make for an absolutely delightful side trip, or you can make them your main destination depending on your preference. Choosing which wineries to visit and what activities you can do in the Wine Country is quite crucial, as it can determine your eventual traveling experience.
There are more than 20 wine regions scattered throughout the state of California, but the most notable of them all is the Napa Valley. It is only about a 90-minute drive from San Francisco. You may want to go all the way there on an impulse, visit a winery or two, stop off at any casual food joints, or if you’ve got a wide credit limit to spare, treat yourself to some fine dining.
Or, you may also choose to plan a San Francisco wine tour ahead of your visit. For a more exciting and more memorable wine tours, go for Balloons Above the Valley (BATV) and its exciting packages. If you want to have a hassle-free wine tour experience, choose BATV’s “San Francisco Balloon & Wine Tour Package,” a two-day package which allows you to enjoy wine tours and a hot air balloon ride!
Plus, you will enjoy a seamless Napa Valley holiday when you choose this wine tour package as you will greatly benefit from the convenience that it offers! You don’t have to drive or commute all the way from San Francisco to the Wine Country as the Napa Valley Wine Country Tours will go out of its way to pick you up and drive you from the city to the countryside. Once inside the limo bus, you will get to enjoy a wine country breakfast plus a mimosa. For sure, you will never be hungry as you leave the city and travel to the Wine Country.
You will be driven to wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties. In the midst of the cross-country touring, a picnic-style buffet lunch will surely fill you up and please your senses. Also included in this tour is the chance to have an olive oil tasting at the Olive Press, and wine tasting at Jacuzzi.
The second day of this package is the one you’ve waited for — the hot air balloon adventure! If you have been having dreams of flying, it will come true right at this moment. Enjoy our spacious baskets, gentle take-off from the ground, and the cool morning breeze. Of course, behold the uninterrupted views of the rolling hills that flank Napa’s famous valleys, the endless rows of the vineyards, the occasional fog that hovers over the fields, and the mere fact that you’re up there in the sky — that alone feels exhilarating!
After the flight, a champagne brunch welcomes you and the other guests. Raise a toast of sparkling wine over the delicious seasonal brunch and desserts, and talk about that exciting flight you’ve just had a while ago!
If you hesitate to end your Napa holiday with BATV, you also have the option to go shopping and sightseeing. If you wish to do so, then Napa Valley Wine Country Tours will drop you off at Oxbow Public Market or The Napa Valley Premium Outlets. Finally, you will be driven off to the Ferry Terminal in Vallejo, where you will take the ferry back to San Francisco. Ferry tickets are also provided by BATV.
If you want to have a no-fuss wine tour near San Francisco, choose Balloons Above the Valley, and you will find nothing but fun and making great memories along the way.