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Address: 8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Phone Number: +1 707-849-8989
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Description: Travel deep into the vines of Sonoma's wine country to premium tastings at...
Travel deep into the vines of Sonoma's wine country to premium tastings at boutique wineries. As part of the tour, our guests will be guided through the gothic chambers of a wine cave and be treated to a barrel tasting from one of the oak casks. Traveling over hill and dale in a carriage pulled by two magnificent horses, you'll enjoy tastings at 3 award-winning wineries and be served gourmet snacks and chilled spring water along the way. Enjoy the relaxed pace, breath-taking scenery and world class wines while leaving the traffic far behind. Your coachman will provide an insider's view of the local history, the lifecycle of the vines, and the wine-making process. This is more than a wine tour -- it's a unique and romantic wine tasting adventure! Check out our web page at TheWineCarriage for tour details and a bonus tasting.
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Unique view of the vines, relaxed tastings, lot's of history

The horses are beautiful, the carriage provides a relaxing up close & unique view of the vines. Stopped at three wineries for tastings & a special barrel tasting in a wine cave... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Springfield, Missouri

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The horses are beautiful, the carriage provides a relaxing up close & unique view of the vines. Stopped at three wineries for tastings & a special barrel tasting in a wine cave. The guide is a lovely host and wealth of knowledge of the history of the area as well as tourism in the area now. My mother in law... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My husband & I booked this as part of our 10 yr anniversary. This was the best part of our trip. Brett & Lilly were amazing! 💟

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Brett is an experienced and engaging guide. The Wine Carriage is perhaps the only way to ride through the vineyards and see the miles of vines from the vintners view. And Brett is obviously devoted to the care of his horses as both are in superb health.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

a lot has been said here already most of which is true. The wineries visited are fabulous and we thoroughly enjoyed the ride, but couldn't give it 5 stars. Most of the reviews here are for the owner Brett, who was not the guide for our ride. Our guide (Brendan) was friendly and knowledgeable, but did not make for the... More 

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My friend and I booked the wine carriage tour from the UK and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Brett was an informative and hospitable host, making the trip really enjoyable. We visited small boutique wineries with high quality wine you can only enjoy in the area. We sat back and relaxed on the horse drawn carriage for one of the most... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Wine Carriage is a magical ride through some of Sonoma's best vineyards! Bret is a wonderful host who is full of knowledge and stories about the area. And the horses are beautiful as well. I can't wait to do it again!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We took our 4 year old and parents on the tour as part of a day trip to wine country. Bret is a great guide and is a font of knowledge about the area. There are plenty of points of interest along the way and it's great to hear the stories about the history of the area. We enjoyed the... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Wine Carriage is a delightful way to explore Sonoma wine country. I took my first ride with a group of friends in July and I can’t wait to bring more friends and family back to experience it. Bret and Lily are consummate hosts and give a great, easygoing, and personal behind-the-scenes tour that you just can’t get anywhere else.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A group of my friends and I decided to go wine tasting together to celebrate a birthday. We stopped in downtown Healdsburg to pick up some snacks and sandwiches for the picnic during the tour. I had such a wonderful time. I enjoyed the warm weather and traveling through the vineyard by horse and carriage. So much more pleasant and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Hands down the best all around wine tasting I've ever done! Coupled with the laid back carriage ride, gourmet snacks and great company of the guests and the driver; jaw dropping views, a grand history of the valley and.....oh yes, amazing wine seem to have completed the experience! Highly recommended for anyone, from sommeliers to those that appreciate the equestrian... More 

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