Napa & Sonoma

Sonoma Plaza Food and Wine Pairing Tour

Napa & Sonoma, USA
Sonoma Plaza Food and Wine Walking Tour
  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


The Sonoma Plaza offers a multitude of options in the way of eating, drinking, and general merriment. Let us take the uncertainty off your plate and replace it with farm-to-table food and world class wine at each and every stop. This is the most efficient and elevated way to treat yourself to learning downtown Sonoma through your palate. Numbers are limited to 6 people for a personalized small-group experience.
  • 3-hour guided food and wine walking tour of Sonoma
  • Enjoy gourmet food tastings with world-class wines
  • Sample tasty olive oils, cheeses and wines from Sonoma County
  • Sip from flights of small production, boutique and local wineries
  • Learn about biodynamic wine, farming, and nuances to enhance your wine trip
  • Small-group tour limited to 6 provides a personalized experience

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

With a group size limited to just 6, this boutique tasting tour feels practically private.

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Food and wine tastings
  • Gratuities

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau
    453 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476, USA

    Please find your guide waiting for you in front of the steps at the Sonoma Valley Visitor Bureau within the Sonoma Plaza. There are only two dwellings in the park and this one is the smaller one facing the Sebastiani Theater.

Start time

11:00 AM

End point

  • Galatea Effect
    25 E Napa St STE E, Sonoma, CA 95476, USA

    We end at Galatea Effect for chocolate and red wine. You will have the choice to stay for a deeper flight of luxury wine with our Gourmet Food & Wine Tours discount.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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      Getting to try the different varieties of wines and food was awesome. Also, our tour guide, Teresa, was very knowledgable and shared a lot of information about the wines and the history of the area.


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      Champagne from the start!
      Dick_S, Apr 2023
      Four very different wine/food locations. All good. Our group enjoyed the champagne tasting the most.
      Response from Host, Apr 2023
      Thank you so much for sharing your good opinion of our little tour and for supporting Gourmet Food & Wine Tours with entrusting us with your day. We really are grateful! 🍾
      Was an awesome time! We...
      Joshua_H, Apr 2023
      Was an awesome time! We learned a little about the history of Sonoma and that's some fine wines and champange!
      Response from Host, Apr 2023
      Thanks for sharing your experience with Julie on our Gourmet Food & Wine Tour in Sonoma Plaza. We appreciate your supporting our small business and writing the review! Come and see us again in another Wine Country when your ready for more fun, flavors and history.
      Lovely way to spend three hours on the plaza
      Betsy_F, Apr 2023
      This was a lovely tour. We sampled some delicious food and wines while strolling through the Sonoma Plaza and learning some history of the town. I particularly enjoyed the stop at Sigh for “bubbles” and a delicious cheese plate. Julie was a terrific guide. I highly recommend!
      Response from Host, Apr 2023
      Betsy, We are so grateful for you sharing your experience with others on Trip Advisor for Gourmet Food & Wine Tours in Sonoma Plaza. Your guide Julie will be so happy to see her first review! Thank you so much and we hope you will come and see us in Sausalito, Napa or Yountville next time. Thank you again for supporting our small business. Renee Gourmet Food & Wine Tours
      Delightful experience of Sonoma food , wine and locals!
      Rosemary_N, Nov 2022
      Lovely tour host! Venues were spectacular! Speakeasy was a delightful surprise! Enjoyed day and the company. Would definitely recommend!
      Response from Host, Nov 2022
      We are so grateful you took the time to share your experience of Gourmet Food & Wine Tour in Sonoma. I will be sure to let Ann Marie know you reviewed her guiding expertise! Thank you and safe travels, Renee
      Info/food tour
      Omar_T, Feb 2022
      Getting to try the different varieties of wines and food was awesome. Also, our tour guide, Teresa, was very knowledgable and shared a lot of information about the wines and the history of the area.
      Response from Host, Feb 2022
      Thank you Omar for taking the time to review Teresa and our Sonoma experience around the plaza for Gourmet Food & Wine Tours. Teresa is great company and a wonderful teacher to learn more about pairings in Sonoma. We hope you will visit us next time in Napa, Yountville or Sausalito! Cheers, Renee
      One of the best parts of our trip!
      Stephanie G, Aug 2019
      Viv was so fun and knowledgeable about all things NAPA and Cali in general! Wines and food were scrumptious! It’s nice to have a small group which provides an intimate setting throughout!
      Response from Host, Aug 2019
      Thank you so much Stephanie for booking our experience and letting others know you had a great time. Our group size does make it so much easier to have intimate conversations about all things food and wine! We hope to see you again. Cheers, Renee
      A Must Do!
      Deborah_F, Jul 2019
      We had a wonderful time with Arlene as our guide. She was so fun and engaging. We learned a lot about Sonoma history, the square, and wine. Plus we had delicious food and wine pairings. Two thumbs up!
      Response from Host, Jul 2019
      Thank you for your sweet review of Arlene and our flagship tour in Sonoma! We hope you will join us next time in Napa, Yountville, St Helena or Sausalito. We appreciate your business. All the Best, Renee
      Food and Wine Walking Tour
      colson999, Jun 2019
      Excellent tour and tour guide! Arlene was so knowledgeable and sweet. Food choices and wine pairings on point. Extra pleasant surprise was that Alan from Visitors Center joined our tour and he had even more interesting info to add. Would highly recommend this tour, especially at the beginning of your trip to help guide your choices of restaurants and -places to explore.
      Response from Host, Jun 2019
      I am so happy to hear you had a terrific experience with Arlene! She is a gem and such a great ambassador for our town. How fun that Alan jumped in too! Thanks for sharing your review with the public here on Trip Advisor:-) Cheers, Renee
      Excellent walking tour over a small...
      Dave C, Jul 2018
      Excellent walking tour over a small area with good selection of wines in a number of wine tasting establishments, plus food in a number of locations as well. Small group of 6 with Renee who really knew her stuff. Well worth doing as all members of the party can have a drink with no worry about driving we were staying within walking distance of Sonoma Plaza. Good value compared to many escorted tours who use minibus etc.
      We LOVED this tour. Not only did we...
      Claudia C, Jun 2018
      We LOVED this tour. Not only did we visit wonderful restaurants and wine shops, but we got a very nice tour of Sonoma along with a little history. Our tour guide was very passionate and personable lots of hugs going round! My family of 6 would all highly recommend this trip!
      Very friendly host and good choice of...
      Mrunal S, Sep 2016
      Very friendly host and good choice of restaurants and wines picked for the tour.
      Renee provided an amazing...
      michele_s, Sep 2016
      Renee provided an amazing experience. The 30 minute history tour around the square was an unexpected treat (especially for my husband), the food and wine pairing were great (definitely enough to be considered a meal), the group was small and friendly. A must do in Sonoma!
      This tour was so much fun! Renee...
      Peter_K, Jul 2016
      This tour was so much fun! Renee does a great job selecting interesting restaurants to sample along with extras like a magnificent olive oil store and chocolate store. All restaurants were delicious! We would have loved to have more time to hear about the history of the Plaza - that would have made the tour even more meaningful.
      Arleen was amazing!!! We had such a...
      Brenda_M, Jul 2016
      Arleen was amazing!!! We had such a great afternoon learning about the history of wine country mixed with fine wines and perfect food pairings at some of the best restaurants in Sonoma! My daughters and myself felt like Arleen was a friend by the end of the tour! I will highly recommend this !!
      This was a fun tour and Viv was so...
      karen t, Jun 2016
      This was a fun tour and Viv was so full of life and information. Be aware this is more a tapa tasting and not a food tasting. We have been on other food tours and you were stuffed. However,they started at 11:30 and this begins at 2. It is done at 5 so you need to plan a dinner reservation!! We didn't plan that! The wine pairings were ok with meals. Walking around Sonoma plaza was so fun and so much history. A nice retreat from just wine tasting.
      Renee was wonderful and fun. She is...
      Andrea F, Jun 2016
      Renee was wonderful and fun. She is a wealth of knowledge on the area and she has set up a tour that includes great food/wine pairings. LOVED IT.
      This was fantastic! It was a great...
      Jaclynn D, Mar 2016
      This was fantastic! It was a great tour of the square in Sonoma! and the food/wine was very good!
      We really enjoyed the tour. It was...
      Monica S, Nov 2015
      We really enjoyed the tour. It was a great introduction to Sonoma. The food and the wine were great and everyone was so welcoming.
      We would highly recommend this tour...
      Chuck C, Oct 2015
      We would highly recommend this tour. The food was excellent and so was the wine. This is a great way to get an overview of Sonoma and taste some of the top items on the menus.
      Very fun! Rene is wonderful to chat...
      Korey B, Sep 2015
      Very fun! Rene is wonderful to chat with and very friendly! Loved all the food! Wish we had more time at the oil and balsamic store! : Best truffle fries ever at BV Whiskey Bar! Seems a bit high-priced for this type of tour...but it is California, where everything is more expensive! :

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      -You will not receive a refund if you cancel.

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