This is Why You’ll Love the Sonoma Wine Trolley

Couple with a map riding the Sonoma Wine TrolleySonoma Valley, California, offers more than 40 wineries within a 17-mile span and is an ideal getaway for wine lovers from all over the world. With so many unique tasting rooms and facilities, it’s impossible to visit them all in one trip – that’s why we recommend the Sonoma Wine Trolley. An authentic replica of a late 1890’s San Francisco cable car, the trolley is a great way to visit multiple wineries at once. Guests can take a 6-hour tour through wine country and experience relaxing wine tastings, fascinating historic sites, and awesome entertainment along the way! The next time you stay at the Honor Mansion, take a ride on the Sonoma Wine Trolley and experience Wine Country like never before.

What You’ll See on the Sonoma Wine Trolley

Daily Tours

Each day at 10:15 AM, the Sonoma Wine Trolley picks up guests from Sonoma Plaza and takes them on a journey full of rich history, scenic views, and, of course, wine! You’ll meet fellow wine tasting enthusiasts and will learn what makes Sonoma Valley such a popular destination for wine lovers and foodies alike. Daily tours include:

  • Pick-up from Sonoma Plaza
  • Friendly and knowledgeable tour guides
  • Tastings at four Sonoma County wineries
  • Tours of historic landmarks including the Sonoma and Swiss hotels, the Bear Flag Monument, the Sonoma Development Center, the town of Glen Ellen, and more
  • Catered picnic lunch by the Girl & the Fig Restaurant
  • Bottled water and soft drinks

Wine Tastings

Along with Pinot Noir and Zinfandel, Sonoma’s most famous signature wines, guests on the Sonoma Wine Trolley will have the opportunity to try reds, whites, and sparkling wines from a variety of world-class wineries. Each tasting is held in a private setting with a winery representative who will explain the varietals and the history of the winery. You’ll also have many opportunities to take pictures of the cellars, tasting rooms, and vineyards, so be sure to bring a camera!

Private Charters

If you prefer a more customized tour, the Sonoma Wine Trolley offers 6-hour private charters for weddings, corporate events, family outings, and everything in between. The cable car comes fully equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system as well as coolers and bottled water, so you can have an incredible and comfortable experience that you and your guests will never forget.

Come Home to the Honor Mansion!

After a wonderful day of sipping and savoring on the Sonoma Wine Trolley, return to our beautiful Healdsburg bed and breakfast for wine hour and enjoy a delicious selection of hors d’oeuvres and local wines right on our grounds! Our inn offers luxurious rooms and a quiet, serene atmosphere that is the perfect ending to a day of wine tasting. Plus, we’re located just minutes from Healdsburg Plaza where you’ll find a number of award-winning wineries that are just waiting to be explored. We can’t wait to see you in Wine Country!

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