• Tom V.

How to Plan the Perfect Wine Tour

Updated: Jul 22

Being in lockdown for more than a year, avoiding annual meet-ups, vacations, maintaining distance from friends and family can be challenging to say the least. Everyone deserves some time to unwind, relax, and soak in nature's beauty.


If you're looking for an interactive, fun, and memorable activity, then wine tours are the way to go. This is one of the best ways to learn about wine, see the vineyards, and talk to local growers and producers! Here are some things to keep in mind to plan the perfect wine tour:


1. Schedule Your Tour Early in the Day


If you want to make the most of your trip, it's essential to start early. Evenings can be crowded —call it the vineyard rush-hour. This means the staff might not have enough time to discuss all the wines with you.


Due to COVID-19, we only allow small groups to come in one at a time, so it's important to book your date and time well in advance. Once you're done with the tour, you can spend the rest of the evening enjoying your time in the lush green wineries.

2. Take Your Time To Taste The Local Cuisine


Wine, when paired with the right food, can take your taste buds on a joyride. We offer a magical dining experience in the middle of the vineyard with food made by some of the best local chefs in the region. The food will be served with various wines, and a staff member will guide you through different pairing options. This setup is perfect for a birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion celebrations.


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Perfect Wine Tour


3. Don't Be Shy


A wine tour is all about learning about the different types of wine, how they taste, and how they're made. Don't be afraid to ask as many questions as you like. Our experienced staffers are friendly and will be more than happy to regale you with the correct information and wine tales.


4. Plan an Outfit


When planning a wine tour, you need to ensure that you're comfortable so you can make the most of your time there. Don't carry a heavy bag as there will be some walking, and sun shades are a must.


Wine Tasting Experience in Solvang


Looking to taste and learn more about wines? Get in touch with Artisan Excursion for some of the best wine tours in Solvang, CA. Whether you're planning a girl's day out, a family outing, or a date, our wine tour packages are budget-friendly yet exquisite. Call us today to learn more about our wine tasting packages and our E-gift cards.





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