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Breakaway Tours & Event Planning

San Luis Obispo, CA 93448
+1 805-783-2929
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Deliciously Fun Educational Wine Tours in Paso Robles
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Ultimate Wine Experience in San Luis Obispo
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93448
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Reviewed July 27, 2015

Breakaway tours was great! My boyfriend and I did a tour with Ray and he was incredible. Funny and knowledgeable guy! The wineries we stopped at were all great, the food was delicious, absolutely NO complaints. MUST DO!More

Thank Nicole P
ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2015

Hi Nicole, Thank you for choosing Breakaway Tours and for taking time to share your experience with others! Happy to hear you enjoyed your day and we agree, Ray is the man, he's been with us for close to 10 years now. Be sure to...More

Reviewed May 18, 2015

We were lucky enough to be the only guests on our tour and Ray ensured that it was tailored to our personal needs. He was an outstanding host and gave us lots of great information on the whole SLO area. Thank you Ray for making...More

Thank kiwihappydragonlady
ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2015

Hello KiwiHappyDragonLady, (love that name) We are so happy that you won the big prize and that we could be a part of your visit to California's Central Coast! We will share your compliments with Ray, he loves being mentioned by name and takes great...More

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...More

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2015

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...More

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...More

Thank Sherill C
ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2015

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...More

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...More

Thank Deborah P
ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2015

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...More

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.More

Thank chickbeepink
ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2014

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...More

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,...More

Thank Angel H
ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2014

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...More

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...More

Thank 100CHV
ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2014

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...More

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...More

Thank Kent G
ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2014

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...More

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...More

Thank vik323
ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2014

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...More

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Jacqueline N
June 16, 2016|
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Hi Jacqueline, apologies for the delay, we've been updating our TripAdvisor pages and we're just now find this. Tasting fees vary winery to winery. In the San Luis Obispo region, they range from $10-20pp but are mostly... More
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Brenda L
July 3, 2015|
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Hi Brenda, I see you're a mountain biker! I used to do more in the past but have plans to pick it back up more this summer and beyond... anyway. It depends on where you are staying and which wine region you are interested in... More
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