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“Exceeded our expectations”

Breakaway Tours & Event Planning
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$75.00*
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Deliciously Fun Educational Wine Tours in Paso Robles
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$75.00*
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Ultimate Wine Experience in San Luis Obispo
Ranked #7 of 24 Tours in Paso Robles
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Breakaway Tours has been Uncorking the Paso Robles wine region since 1995! We're passionate about wine and sharing it with others, with our signature "Deliciously Fun Wine Education". Our Shared Group Wine Tours are priced by the person and offer a tremendous value for the individual, couple or small group. Providing flexible itineraries, “foodie” level winery picnics, door-door service & 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, made fresh daily specifically for you. Breakaway is the Large Group and Corporate Specialists offering Specialty Tours including Distillery Tours, Hearst Castle, Combo Castle/Wine, Zip 'n Sip, Farm to Fork, Private Winery Dinners and Ground Transportation. Your imagination is our destination. We serve the entire Central Coast including San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara wine regions. We are Creative & Connected, Trusted & Respected.
Reviewed March 26, 2013

Thank you so much for squeezing us in with very little notice! Melinda was such a great tour guide, always focused on making us comfortable and took us to the best wineries in Paso Robles. We loved every winery so much that we had to stock up our wine cellar! : ) The picnic lunch was amazing! I was bummed that we had to leave the next day because I wanted to do it again!

Thank Andrea P
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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2013

Hello Andrea and thank you for choosing Breakaway Tours! You had one of the best in the business w/ Melinda to be sure. It was our sincere pleasure having you on board and we were so glad that we could accommodate on short notice! I know that you wanted to stay and do it again and we think that you should come back soon... with over 200+ wineries and you enjoyed 4 of them, you certainly have your work cut out for you and we are more than happy to assist!

Thanks again and we look forward to the next time, until then ~ Cheers!
The Team at Breakaway Tours

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Reviewed March 12, 2013

Laura229_13
San Luis Obispo, California
1 review
March 11, 2013 NEW
I booked a tour with Breakaway for myself and 7 out of town family members and friends. The company was completely amendable to my ideas and allowed me to customize the tour. They provided our group with an amazing driver named Ray who was wonderful and followed my itinerary to the letter. He also made great suggestions about the perfect place to have the picnic lunch that I had packed. He had extensive knowledge of the surrounding wine industry and was very entertaining and fun as well as educational. He was also quite the gentleman and helped me spread out the picnic lunch and then reload the van and even provided a tablecloth for our picnic table. I would highly recommend this tour company. They proved to be competent and professional in every aspect. My family and friends had a fantastic time and are already planning to book another tour next year in the San Luis Obispo wine region of Edna Valley.

Visited March 2013

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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2013

Hello Laura, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! It was a pleasure working with leading up to your tour date, I know how much work you put into it to make it extra special and a perfect fit for your family. We were glad that we could assist you in your planning and execution of your day in wine country. We have let Ray know about your kind words and we are looking forward to our next adventure with you in San Luis Obispo region... Until then ~ Cheers!

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Reviewed March 12, 2013

I called at the last minute. Jill was great to work with! Our driver Debra was excellent as well. We had a great time would defiantly use them again!!

Thank pcoke
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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2013

Hi Pam,

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad that we could be of service to you and yours. Glad to hear you enjoyed your day and your driver, Debra! We hope to have another opportunity soon... please keep in mind that we serve all of CA's Central Coast, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. Until next time ~ Cheers!

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Reviewed February 16, 2013

We ended up with break away on our Valentine's weekend trip because all of the "top rated" companies on Tripadvisor were booked and I've got to say I'm extremely glad it worked out that way. We had an amazing day with Melinda who clearly is rooted in the community and has great relationships at the vineyards we visited. Only being with two other couple meant exceptional service from both Melinda and each of the wineries we stopped at and a 5 hour tour turned into six and a half. Running into a tour bus of the most highly rated company made us realize how lucky we were, they were on a small bus with a large group that clearly cared more about getting drunk than sampling great wines and getting to know great people. If you're coming to the area track down Break Away tours and ask for Melinda!

Thank Jason C
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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2013

Hello Jason and a very happy belated Valentines greeting to you and yours. We are so glad that we had the pleasure of you and yours on board. I think you hit the nail on the head in regards to your take on the day as wine is our Passion and sharing it with others is our goal.

We like to keep the tours on the more intimate size, adding additional smaller vehicles to busy days vs using a big bus. This is our preferred format and we find that our guests agree. Melinda is a treasure trove of wine knowledge as well as just being an exceptional person. :D

We hope to have the pleasure again soon... Until then ~ Cheers!
Jill & Team

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Reviewed October 22, 2012

We got a great package for wine crush weekend. We were picked up at our hotel in Paso Robles, was greeted by a friendly driver. He was very accommodating, as my girlfriend was very susceptible to car sickness, he let her sit up front. We went to several great wineries, giving us a wide variety of different wine styles, and was provided a tasty lunch. Very enjoyable experience.

Thank Stephen E
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ccwinelover, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2012

Hello Stephen, We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your day and that we could accommodate your girlfriend's motion sickness issue, the beauty of forward facing seating to be sure! We look forward to the pleasure of you again on board soon... Until then ~ Cheers! The Team at Breakaway Tours

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