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“Luxury-level service with a down-to-earth feel that worked perfectly for us.”
Review of Beau Wine Tours

Beau Wine Tours
Ranked #1 of 44 Transportation in Napa
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Beau Wine Tours offers custom Napa Valley wine tours and luxury transportation throughout the Bay Area. Whether you are visiting Napa Valley's wine country or San Francisco, our experienced Napa wine tour staff will help you plan the ultimate insider getaway. From wine novice to experienced connoisseur, we can custom design a Napa Valley wine tour to meet your needs. Our dedicated staff has developed extensive relationships with both the small family "boutique" Napa wineries, as well as the larger well-known wine estates; allowing Beau Wine Tours access and privileges for our clients which are not generally afforded to the public. Let our professional Napa wine tour guides show you the best-kept secrets and hidden gems of the Napa Valley!
Reviewed April 14, 2014

Celebrating our twentieth wedding anniversary, we chose Beau Wine Tours to provide us with an individualized wine tour in Sonoma Valley. We promptly received a call from our driver, Paul Potocky, who spoke with me at length to find out about our wine preferences and interests well in advance. During a follow-up call shortly before our arrival, he was able to recall the details of our earlier conversation and assured us they would select wineries we'd appreciate.

Our car was beautiful and stocked with water upon its arrival. Paul was very knowledgeable and accommodating for us, and the winery selections were _excellent._ He was able to tell us a lot about the geography and climates of the various growing regions in the area and the travel between wineries flew by as a result. One of the wineries we went to was particularly eclectic and might not have been a good choice for some, but Paul had "read" us properly, and knew we'd be fine there; it turns out they in fact had some of our favorite wines of our trip. We experienced a perfect cross-section of formal and informal, traditional and eclectic, among the wineries we visited.

Everything about our experience, from initial booking through drop-off after the tour, was first-rate. This is a relatively expensive way to experience Sonoma Valley, but there's value in that dollar and our day felt somehow both down-to-earth, and yet very special, to us at the same time. I wouldn't hesitate to use Paul and Beau Wine Tours for future visits.

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Reviewed April 14, 2014

We're just returned from a visit to the West Coast USA which included a few days in Napa Valley. After a lot of research we homed in on Beau Private Wine Tours and booked their 'Daily Limo Tour' which included transport, lunch, and five wineries. We were picked up exactly on time at our lodge in Yountville by our excellent and congenial host/driver for the day Donald Buxton and, as we got into the Limo we made instant friends with our six fellow 'tasters' for the day. We took in two wineries in the morning and three in the afternoon. Picnic style lunch (with wine!) was laid out at one of the wineries. Throughout the day Donald kept us amused and informed with jokes and stories as well as providing a good introduction to each of the wineries we visited. All of the tastings were friendly and informative and although this whole wine tasting thing is very commercial for the wineries at no time did that become interfering or oppressive. As UK visitors we were spared the impulse 'wine club' purchase but one US couple on our group signed up for no less than three! This is really a great day out. It ticked all the boxes for us; it was fun, really sociable and everything the promotion promises. Would highly recommend.

Thank julians730
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

We have just had Donald Buxton of Beau Wine Tours drive us Wine Country touring for the 3rd time in 4 years and would never use anyone else. Donald's attention to detail, deep knowledge of wineries in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys, willingness to customize the tour and sense of humor are what bring us back to him year after year.

Thank William G
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Reviewed April 8, 2014

My wife and I traveled to Napa/Sonoma with a group of friends in March. With the help of Beau Wine Tours, our experience couldn't have been better. Christina Wall helped us plan our winery visits and we were very happy with the coordination of the trip. Our driver, Phil Vinci, was the best. His knowledge of the area was very extensive and he is to be commended for his patience with our "crazy" group he drove around for 2 days. Phil was professional, courteous, and made us feel like family. There is NO other way to tour the wine country. Beau Wine Tours, Christina Wall and Phil Vinci made our trip very special!

Thank Brad D
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

My husband and I traveled with a group of friends for our 1st trip to Napa/Sonoma. Christina orchestrated our trip with one member of our group and Phil Vinci executed every specific detail with knowledge, professionalism and humor! Phil made our crazy group feel welcome and comfortable every step of the way. He took us around for two full days and knew exactly what to say and when to say it. We left wine country with the feeling that a dear friend took the time to take us around explaining everything to us along the way. We can’t thank Christina and Phil enough for helping provide a trip of a lifetime.

Thank Michael H
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