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Bowers Wine Tours

#48 of 188 Tours in Napa
Napa, CA, USA
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About Bowers Wine Tours
Custom private wine tours of Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Your hosts Peter & Carla Bowers are experts at creating customized wine itineraries. Our goal is to perfectly match your wine tour to your tastes and interests.
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Janice Rukas wrote a review Nov 2019
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If you have the wonderful opportunity to visit wine country. Look no further than using the services of Bowers Wine Tours. Peter is AMAZING! Without his knowledge and expertise, my husband and I would not have had our dream day in wine country. We only had one day to live it up and Peter took the time to talk, listen and CUSTOMIZE an experience of our lifetime! Our itinerary was AMAZING-starting with enchanting scenery from Porter Family Vineyards (my husband was thrilled to meet the owner who has legacy within the IT world), stopping to sample my favorite varietal of Pinot Grigio at Luna and ending at Conn Creek with the unique Barrel Blending experience. We could not have even gotten the appointment on our one day limit if not for Peter's connections! Peter patiently captured all my picture requests!!! I even asked if he would mind stopping at the iconic Napa Valley Welcome Sign and he graciously obliged. If you want to know what it is like to capture a memory in the making-please know that Peter and Bowers Wine Tours are WORTH IT! Peter thanks will never be enough!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Rachel N wrote a review Jul 2019
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My boyfriend and I recently toured with Carla of Bowers Wine Tours for one day in Sonoma and one day in Napa. We had an exceptional time and would highly recommend Bowers Wine Tours and Carla for anyone looking for a great wine tour. Peter Bowers contacted me weeks before our visit and spent at least 30 minutes speaking with me about my preferences and expectations. The itinerary hit all of my requests and included some special spots that I know I would not have been able to find on my own. Carla was fantastic, and educated us along the way. We had a great experience and will definitely be using Bowers Wine Tours on our next visit.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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aday140 wrote a review Apr 2019
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Peter Bowers made our special trip unforgettable! Peter was recommended to me by a friend and we are so grateful for it. My best friends and I only had a few days in Sonoma/Napa so the thought of figuring out where to go was a bit daunting. Peter couldn’t have made the process easier! After asking us the type of wine we tend to drink/don’t like to drink and what kind of experience we were looking for, Peter put together a list in vineyards for us to chose from. He made all the reservations and found great spots for lunch each day. We can’t recommend him enough! He picked us up each morning and gave us incredible background and history for the vineyards and area. He is highly regarded in the wine community for his knowledge and expertise. If you are planning your trip, call Peter!
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Date of experience: April 2019
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phil fort wash wrote a review Aug 2018
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Our party of 4 had the pleasure of being Peter’s first Bordeaux wine tour. We had previously toured with Peter in Napa, so when we learned that he was scheduling tours in Bordeaux, we were in. Peter did a great job working with us to plan the trip, providing options for hotels, meals and of course wineries to visit. While you could leave all of decisions to Peter, I believe you will enjoy the trip more if you do some research and participate in the planning (particularly if you have particular requirements/preferences for lodging and dining). The highlights of the trip were of course the winery visits- a good combination of left and right bank, first growth and small vineyards. We had at least 3 visits per day and sometimes managed to fit in some extra spur of the moment stops. Our hosts at each visit were friendly and quite knowledgeable and more than willing to answer questions (we never felt rushed or as if we were being given a “canned” speech). The tastings were fantastic - it was especially exciting to sample my first First Growths. The transportation was up to the level of vehicle Peter provides in Napa, so we were quite comfortable. Included meals were generally very good to excellent. We felt that the price of the trip was very reasonable given all that was included. I expect that the tours will only get better as Peter develops his relationships in Bordeaux - which means they will be great. We look forward to our next trip with Peter.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Kelsey B wrote a review Jun 2018
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I worked with Peter to choose a number of vineyards to visit for my sister's Bachelorette in May/June. He gave great suggested of places we should visit, helped me coordinate in terms of timing and logistics, and once there, provided the twelve of us girls a fantastic and stress-free ride to and from the various vineyard. He even let us sing show tunes at the top of our lungs. Peter is a joy to work with. His love for the work he does is palpable. Definitely would recommend to anyone looking for a driver in wine country! His prices are reasonable, and you'll be able to bounce idea off of him if you're looking for a little guidance. Will definitely be using him again!
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Date of experience: June 2018
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