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Exploring California Wine Country

All inclusive wine tours of California

Wine Parties by Design organizes 5-7 day wine tours of California’s beautiful wine regions, each with exceptional wines. Enjoy the ambiance of the wineries and depending on your tour, the ocean, a visit to a creamery, the redwoods, a tour of Hearst Castle and a tour of the town. You fly into Los Angeles or San Francisco and visit 2-3 wineries each day.

You will have some free time for shopping or a breather. The price of each tour covers all aspects of your tour: transportation, winery fees, meals, wines with dinner, and planned attractions. Airfare is not included because many of our clients prefer to use their frequent flyer miles.

Jarvis Winery

Scheduled Tours

Our tour schedule for 2022 (depending on COVID status):

Upcoming Tours 2022:

September 16 - 23 (Fri-Fri 8 days): Santa Barbara County (Los Angeles International Airport LAX)

September 24 - October 1 (Sat-Sat 8 days): Paso Robles (Los Angeles International Airport LAX)

Upcoming Tours 2023:

May 10 – 17 (Wed-Wed 8 days): Napa Valley

May 18 – 25 (Thurs-Thurs 8 days): Sonoma County

Prices vary, depending on your single or double-occupancy lodging preferences.

Please contact Orson if you are interested in taking one of our future tours or have any
questions: orson@winepartiesbydesign.com.

 

Hot air balloon in a valley

Past Tours

Our last tour was of the Paso Robles Region (halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, aka The Central Coast). The tour lasted 6 ½ days, a total of 8 days with travel, Saturday to Saturday.

Paso Robles Wine Tour Video

The tour's highlights:
The tour was taken by twelve clients (the maximum number of clients on any one trip is 11 with 12 being an exception).
Our itinerary was full of interactions:
We began our tour with lunch at Par3 at Poplar Creek Golf Course in San Mateo on our trip to the wine country from SFO. We visited Hahn winery in Soledad on our journey to Paso Robles.
We visited 15 wineries, both large and small, in addition to representatives from five wineries joining us for dinner. Roughly over 100 wines were tasted by our tour party.
We had a number of amazing culinary experiences, a visit to a cheese shop and an olive oil company, a historic tour of the town of Paso Robles, and an afternoon and evening in the coastal town of Cambria.
For the entire trip, we stayed in one lodging facility, the Oxford Suites, an upscale, modern hotel in the town of Paso Robles.

View previous itineraries below:

2021 CA Paso Robles Descriptive Itinerary

2019 CA Santa Barbara Descriptive Itinerary

CA Napa Sonoma Descriptive Itinerary

Preferred Wineries

2970 Monticello Rd. Napa, CA 94558

“Winery in a cave, the tour features ballroom, stream, winemaking. Wonderful experience and the wines are delicious"

8711 Silverado Trail St. Helena, CA 94574

“Barrel Blending Experience is loved by clients; reserve wines are excellent"

5391 Presquile Dr. Santa Maria, CA 93455

“A client favorite for wines and winery tour. Unique architecture"

2777 Hidden Mountain Rd. Paso Robles, CA 93446

“Exceptional wines, great ambiance and customer service”

8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452

“Private guided tasting is always a memorable experience; delectable wines; outstanding customer service”

Testimonials

“What a fabulous trip! The wineries and experiences were unforgettable! Thanks to our fearless tour leaders, we were able to personally blend our own wines, see firsthand how cheese is made, tour beautiful vineyards, and hear the history of the vineyard directly from the owners. The restaurants were top-notch and beautifully complemented the local wines.”

-Kathy

“I can't say enough good things about the Napa/Sonoma tour.... each and every winery was a unique, splendid experience and each and every restaurant was a culinary delight with a flavor and style of its own.I don't think I would change anything. Jean and I both agreed that it was a totally stress-free vacation. You and Dave did a great job taking care of us!”

-Dianne