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5 of the best Napa Valley wine tours from San Francisco

by Paul Stafford  |  Published October 10, 2018

The film ‘Sideways’ may have propelled pinot noir wines to film-fan stardom, but the wine region of Napa Valley has so much more to offer than that. Learn to distinguish your Rieslings from your Chardonnays; your Syrah from your Cabernet Sauvignon. And if you are already well aware of those delineations, then simply tour California’s premier wine region and taste the local wines at their source.

When you go on a wine tour, it is probably wise to sort out a designated driver first. Better yet, have a tour guide lead you from one winery to the next, picking out some of the best in the process. Here are 5 of the best tours to Napa Valley from San Francisco, including tours of a number of wineries and those all-important tastings at the end.