2. San Francisco: Muir Woods Redwoods and Wine Country Tour
See the giant sequoia trees at Muir Woods National Monument and discover California's Wine Country on this San Francisco day trip with pickup. Walk in the shadows of the world's tallest trees before enjoying wine tastings at 3 wineries in the Sonoma and Napa valleys.
Begin your morning with a convenient pickup at most San Francisco hotels. Take the the scenic drive to California's premier wine country as the tour crosses the Golden Gate Bridge on its way to a unique experience. Walk under and admire giant sequoia trees at Muir Woods National Park.
Enjoy a comfortable ride to your first winery experience. Witness the golden scenery as your tour guide shares stories from the region's early winemaking history and prepares you for day that includes touring, tasting, and relaxing at three boutique wineries with characters representative of Napa and Sonoma valleys.
Visit three wineries that have been carefully selected to include welcoming presentations by winemakers and educators about their vineyard, winemaking process, and unique features of their wines - most of which are only available for purchase at the winery.
At midday, enjoy a generous lunch break and explore the boutique shops, history, and restaurants that surround the charming Sonoma Plaza. Finish the trip together with a memory making photo stop at the Golden Gate Bridge before being dropped off at your San Francisco hotel.
Select the lunch options, and please specify your choice of one item per course during the booking process. All courses are paired with wine.
First Course - paired with Sparkling Wine, 3 oz
• Petite cheese plate with Vella’s Mezzo Secco, Double Cream French Brie, Gruyere and fresh fruit
Second Course - paired with Sauvignon Blanc, 3 oz (choose one)
• White bean and vegetable soup topped with almond-arugula pesto
• Classic Caesar Salad romaine hearts with the Bistro’s home-made Caesar Dressing
Main Course - paired with Pinot Noir, 3 oz (choose one)
• Rigatoni Bolognese braised ground beef and pork in a house-made marinara sauce
• Fusilli Pasta* tossed almond-arugula pesto and parmesan cheese
• Chicken Piccata with mashed potatoes, sautéed spinach and caper butter sauce
• Grilled Vegetable Sandwich fresh mozzarella and pesto spread on focaccia with a side of baby mixed greens tossed with citrus vinaigrette