Wine Trolley Tours in Napa & Sonoma Valley
An Experience Like No Other!
What better way to see wine country and taste world-class wines than in an open-air, cable car-style trolley! Hand-built replicas of San Francisco’s iconic California Street Cable Car makes touring Napa and Sonoma’s famed wine region an experience like no other. The all-wooden carriage design dates to the late 1890s with each car a reproduction from the original blueprints in its layout, solid brass bell, and colorful hand-painted exterior.
Classic Napa Valley Wine Trolley Tour
Focused on presenting the best of Napa Valley, the Classic Wine Trolley Tour visits three wineries from the town of Napa up to St. Helena. The five-hour journey allows guests to immerse themselves in the picturesque scenery of wine country, enjoy a gourmet lunch, and of course, wine taste along the way. Your tour begins at the Oxbow Market in downtown Napa, or local hotel pick-ups. Lunch is included in the tour price and is served at one of the tour stops in a selected winery, tasting room, or outside in the gardens alongside the vineyards. Friendly and knowledgeable tour guides note key landmarks along the route while offering fun and entertaining commentary. It’s an ideal way to learn about wine in a casual and fun atmosphere.
Offered daily by reservation. Departs Oxbow Public Market at 10 a.m.; returns at 4:30 p.m. $115 per person. Book today: click here or call (707) 938-2600.
Sonoma Wine Trolley Tour
Come hop aboard and learn what makes Sonoma Valley a global destination for wine and food lovers alike. The scenic views from the cable car trolley showcase the rural charm of Sonoma’s rich wine history. It’s a great way to meet fellow wine enthusiasts as you explore three wineries on a six-hour tour. The excursion includes lunch at one of the stops in a winery tasting room, courtyard, or outside in the garden. Their route and winery offerings change seasonally so plan for return trips to see all that Sonoma has to offer.
Running daily by reservation, the Sonoma tour departs the Sonoma Plaza at 10:15 a.m., returning to the Plaza at 4:30 p.m. $115 per person. Book today: click here or call (707) 938-2600.
Weddings, Corporate Retreats, and Private Charters
Whether it’s a family reunion, wedding or anniversary celebration, or a corporate sales meeting, a trolley tour of wine country makes for a wonderful gathering of family, friends, and colleagues. This one-of-a-kind transportation will have you arrive in style if hiring for destination-only travel. Or book a private wine tour then sit back and relax with a custom itinerary highlighting the beauty of Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Corporate signage or your personal brand/event logo can be included to make the trolley your own. The cable car is equipped with a sound system and PA, including iPod/iPhone connections. Coolers and bottled water can be arranged to give you all the creature comforts as you tour around the region.
How To Book Your Trolley Tour
Tickets can be purchased at the website up to three hours prior the next scheduled tour or by calling (707) 938-2600. All passengers must be 21 years or older. Ticket sales are final and non-refundable. Price does not include tour guide gratuity and wine tasting fees. Tasting fees are additional and typically range from $20-40 per person, per stop. Casual attire and dressing in layers suggested as cool mornings generally give way to very warm afternoons. Sturdy shoes are best with sandals/flip-flops not recommended. The trolleys operate year-round, rain or shine, except in high wind conditions or during extreme smoke and/or fire advisories.