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posted 01-09-2009 03:08 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for cabgirl     Edit/Delete Message
You'll be hard pressed to find "free" wine tasting in Napa Valley for sure. Sonoma is soon to be the same. Definitely look for discounts. I always scour the NapaVallley.com and Sonoma.com winery listings for those offering at least 2 for 1 tastings, and those who may offer free tastings.

Look in the middle columns

Also, ask the hotel you're staying with if they have any complimentary wine tasting passes included with your stay. A lot of SF hotels and those in Napa or Sonoma offer that now. Will post some suggestions if I find them!

Or maybe branch out and try one of the other Wine Country regions that for the most part still offer free wine tastings. My friends do a lot of wine tasting in Gold Country (near Sacramento, Amador) and in Livermore.


posted 01-03-2009 07:52 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Hawkeye   Click Here to Email Hawkeye     Edit/Delete Message
If you go a little further up the road to the Healdsburg area, a lot of the wineries up there waive the tasting fee if you carry the Visa Signature card. Otherwise you are right, tasting fees can break you.


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posted 01-02-2009 10:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SueTGGR     Edit/Delete Message
It has been way too long since I have been wine tasting. Used to live in Santa Rosa & regularily drive Valley of the Moon stopping at all the wineries with a break @ Sugarloaf or Jack London. Back then the wineries didn't charge for tasting & Napa was just starting up.
OK, we are planning a last minute overnight get away to SF with a day trip to Napa (CakeBread is my current fav Chardonnay) and maybe Sonoma. Is there an easier way to go tasting? It seems they all want $10 & $15 a tasting? We will be totally broke & no $$ to buy wine.
Help me with ANY suggestions!


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