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Terrific service - highly recommended

We did Nappa decades ago and wanted to avoid the tour buses there. Lodi looked interesting and... read more

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RoadWarrier99999
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Isle of Palms, South Carolina
Birthday celebration

Taylor was on time and very knowledgeable about the Lodi history of wine and how it came to being... read more

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

With only one full day in Lodi, we really wanted to get the full Wine Country vineyard experience. Sip Shuttle provided that wonderfully! Although enthusiastic and appreciative, we're in no way wine connoisseurs. Taylor tailored the tour for us, chose really nice, friendly vinyards to take us to and was just an amazing treasure trove of knowledge about all things Lodi and wine. It was really educational as well as fun, and we ended up with several really nice bottles of wine and lovely memories.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CarolinaBumblina
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

The owner, Taylor, was great. She was very knowledgeable about the area and the wineries. She got a feel for our wine preferences and then customized the tour around that. The lunch was from a local deli and very high quality and tasty. This is the absolute best way to tour the area!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anita S
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TaylorK1075, Owner at Sip Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2018

Thank you Anita, So happy you enjoyed your time in Lodi with us! Have a great time enjoying your Lodi Wine on the cruise.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had a Friday wine tour by Taylor from SipShuttle. Taylor picked four wonderful wineries for us and provided us with the personal experience and knowledge we had hoped for. It was great getting the history of the wineries and the Lodi area from her. Thanks Taylor, we loved out tour and would recommend to anyone.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kmatus
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

We had a group of 8 people who booked an 11am- 4pm wine tasting trip. We arrived a little early and were sat outside to wait. The help at Scottus wine shop were fun and attentive. However, instead of leaving at 11am we were combined with a group at the 11:30am tour and we had to wait for them. We were then driven to a winery where the woman doing the pouring was snarkey and rude when some of the ladies in our group were looking at T-shirts they had for sale. Not Sip Shuttles fault, but it was not a good experience. We then discovered that the bus we were using was also being used to ferry yet another group back and forth while we were in the winery doing our tasting. When we were leaving, they were arriving. Sounds like a good plan, except we had to WAIT until they showed up. At one stop we waited for over an hour. Plus, they took us to Woodbridge Winery. Of all the places we could have gone, this is where they took us. Ugh. I am left wondering if they get some kind of spiff from the wineries to bring in the tourists. The driver and tour 'guide' were both friendly and pleasant but did not provide much info about the area or wineries. Overall it was just an okay experience that could have been much better.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Cyndi R
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Taylor K, Owner at Sip Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

I apologize that you did not fully enjoy your experience on Sip Shuttle. We offer numerous tour options, one of which is a private tour. Based on your review, this option would have been a better choice for you. With the private tour, the shuttle, driver, and tour guide are on your time for the day.
On the public tour option, our shuttle, driver, and tour guide are on a pre-planned schedule that fits the needs of each of our guests.
The confirmation email sent out to our guests states that the first group meets at Scotto's at 11:00 for check-in and leaves at 11:30. The second group meets at 11:30 and leaves at 12:00. It was appropriate for your group the leave at 11:30. This allows time for each of our guests to check-in and enjoy their tastings at Scotto's, without feeling rushed. It also gives a grace period to guests who are running late.
Sip Shuttle also offers a lunch package and we also encourage guests to bring a lunch of their own. For this reason, we schedule a lunch break at the second stop for those who have a lunch to enjoy. Our guests are at the second stop for one hour and fifteen minutes, which allows our guest to enjoy both their tasting and their lunches without feeling rushed.
Lastly, Sip Shuttle is open to winery suggestions from our guests. We love when our guests call in and inform us of which wineries they would like to attend on their tour. This allows us to make a more tailored itinerary based on style of wines that you enjoy. Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi is a winery that people come to from all over the world to enjoy. The Mondavi family helped pave the wine community in Lodi. We are proud to have the Woodbridge winery as a part of our community. The Sip Shuttle provides the experience of viewing a mass producing winery as well as the home-grown mom and pop wineries so that our guests may compare the style and ambiance of two very different wineries.
Once again, I apologize that the tours were not as expected. We do offer many options for our guests that allow the tours to be as individualized as each of our guests are. I hope in the future, if you return to Lodi, you will try our private tour.
Thank you for your review, we value the perspectives of each of our guests. The feedback we receive allows us to create tours that are tailored to the needs of each of our guests

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

I recently booked Sip Shuttle with Taylor for 2 days in Lodi. She was very knowledgeable about the area, about the local wineries, and also just generally fun to hang around with. Sip Shuttle also had add-ons such as a cheese pairing or lunch. Bonus!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nathan H
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