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Address: PO Box 535, San Luis Obispo, CA 93448
Phone Number: +1 805-783-2929
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Description: Celebrating 20 Years ~ Breakaway Tours has been Uncorking San Luis Obispo...
Celebrating 20 Years ~ Breakaway Tours has been Uncorking San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles wine regions since 1995! We're passionate about wine and sharing it with others and are known for our "Deliciously Fun Wine Education". Priced by the person; our Scheduled Wine Tours offer a tremendous value for the individual, couple or small group. Flexible Itineraries and our Gourmet Winery Picnics set us apart. Complete with door-door service and Easy On-Line Booking. Private Wine Tours & Charters are also available with options for In-depth wine experiences and access to smaller, lesser known producers. Ask about our Collector Tours. Breakaway is the Large Group and Corporate Specialists. Private Group Specialty Tours include Hearst Castle, Combo Castle/Wine, Zip 'n Sip, Farm to Fork, Private Winery Dinners and Ground Transportation Solutions. Your imagination is our destination. We serve the entire Central Coast including Santa Barbara wine region. Creative & Connected, Trusted & Respected.
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Breakaway Tours was AWESOME!

I totally enjoyed my breakaway wine tour in San Luis Obispo, CA and would recommend it to anyone! Our tour guide was 200% professional, he met our every need for wine tasting AND... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I totally enjoyed my breakaway wine tour in San Luis Obispo, CA and would recommend it to anyone! Our tour guide was 200% professional, he met our every need for wine tasting AND we also had a fabulous lunch included on our tour! I would repeat this tour in a heartbeat!

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

Hello StormWatcher! Thank you for sharing your experience with other TripAdvisor users! Wow 200%, that's fabulous, we'd love to share your glowing review with that driver is you remember his/her name. We strive for this experience for all our guests and hope to have the opportunity to have you on board again soon... Please keep in mind, we also have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I want to say how pleased I was with the wine tour that was arranged for our party of 25. The party bus was clean, classy and comfortable; the two wineries that we went to were amazing; and our driver/tour guide, Loyal, was such a great guy! We will definitely use them again!

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

Hi Sherill, Why thank you very much! So happy that you and your group are happy! We aim to please and we love sharing our passion for wine with others! Loyal is a true asset and please feel free to request him on your next wine tour with us. Keep in mind we also offer wine tours in Paso Robles... More 

Sacramento, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I had read al the reviews about this tour company before I booked and now I can tell you all the good things are tour. We were super lucky and it was a fluke that no one else booked a tour the same Sunday as us, but our tour driver Steve still came and got us and showed us a... More 

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

Hello Deborah, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others and again Happy Birthday! We love being a part of such wonderful, life long memories and are glad that you enjoyed your day and experience in wine country. We hope to have another opportunity again soon, please keep in mind that we also serve Paso Robles... More 

Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had a family wine tasting tour with Breakaway and Ray was awesome. He reserved our table for lunch and gave us fun facts along the way. Our bus was clean and spacious.

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

Hello Chickbeepink (gotta love that handle!) Family tours are some of the most fun to be sure! It's a wonderful way to reconnect and spend a day surrounded by beautiful vineyards, unique wineries and great wine but what's a day w/o great food to go with...? So glad you enjoyed yourselves and the tour, we look forward to having you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I booked Breakaway Tours as part of a birthday weekend present for my wife, and i have to say that Mike made the whole experience an unforgettable one, he was very knowledgeable and witty, and made for a great time, i would definitely recommend them, and both me and my wife look forward to our next tour, cheers!!

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

Hi Angel, Fabulous! Thank you for taking the time to write and we are so glad you enjoyed your day in wine country and more importantly, provided your bride with a great birthday memory! Your driver was Mark and we have shared your comments with him. We hope to have another opportunity soon... Until then ~ Cheers! Jill & the... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stellar wine tour thanks to the skill, knowledge, and easy nature of our guide Ray. Picked us up at our Pismo hotel. After spending a little time getting to know us and our wine tasting experience (not much), and wine preferences, Ray suggest 4 wineries and we were on our way, learned alot but in an easy to absorb manor,... More 

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

We agree it's the only way to tour and thank you kindly for choosing Breakaway Tours and allowing us the opportunity to provide you with an amazing day in wine country, we are so happy that you enjoyed your experience, thank you for taking the time to share it with others. We hope to see you on board again soon...... More 

Peoria, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Scheduled the San Luis tour but due to vehicle issue my wife and I were included in the Paso Robles tour, much better choice. Ray Shalhoub was our guide and worth the time if you can arrange to have him. Picked up at hotel in San Luis and driven into the Paso Robles/ Templeton valley to four very nice vineyards.... More 

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

Hello Kent & Liz, Thank you so much for taking time to share your experiences on TripAdvisor! We are so glad that you enjoyed your day in wine country and found our service, and your guide, Ray's, service 5-Star! This is always our goal, that and sharing our love and passion of wine and our region we are blessed to... More 

California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went thru Breakaway Tours because we heard great things from friends about this company. Our driver, Keith, was at our door 10 minutes prior to our departure time. He was very friendly and totally fit in with our group. We picked 4 wineries that were recommended by a couple of my husband's clients. We were given a choice of... More 

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

Yeah! Nothing like starting out at 21 with an Educational Wine Tour, wine is food and when correctly place and enjoyed will add joy and delight to your life for life! We are so happy to have been part of such a special celebration and lifelong memory! We thank you for your kind words and for choosing Breakaway Tours, we... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We came and stayed at seacrest ocean front hotel we did a package with breakaway tours for the wine tour in Edna valley I had the best time our driver ray was extremely nice, I never done a wine tour so he kinda explained how to really get the taste of it and guided us through everything there was def... More 

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

Hello Camila, We LOVE being a part of such special life long memories and are thrilled that you had a great time! We are passionate about wine and sharing it with others! We hope to have another opportunity, perhaps in Paso Robles or Santa Barbara next time as we serve all of CA's Central Coast... Until then ~ Cheers! Team... More 

San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I did a private, dog-friendly wine tour with our two small dogs in the Edna wine valley while staying in Pismo Beach. Start to end it was fantastic. I was a little hesitant because of the price, but figured it would be a wonderful lifetime memory. I was pretty amazed that we could bring our dogs with... More 

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this review

Hello Brianne, Yeah! We love hearing this and we thank you kindly for taking time to write a review! We do love our dogs as much as our wine, not to be confused w/ whining dogs...! Happy Happy to hear you enjoyed your day, learned something about and discovered some great wine! We hope to have the pleasure to be... More 

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