Sonoma Plaza Food and Wine Walking Tour
Discover Sonoma’s best food and wine spots on this 3-hour walking tour around the Sonoma Plaza. The only wine country food tour to feature the girl & the fig and other award winning restaurants on the Sonoma Plaza. With a California history buff and food-loving guide, you’ll enjoy an entertaining afternoon of gourmet food tastings from local restaurants and wine tastings from the area’s renowned wineries. This walking tour operates with a maximum of 10 people for a small-group experience. Meet your guide in Sonoma Plaza for your food and wine tour, and set off around the lovely town square. While you walk, learn a bit about the relationship between the history of downtown Sonoma and the region’s food and wine. As you meander through town, stop by local restaurants such as the Girl and the Fig, a wine country favorite known for its ‘country food with a French passion.’ Get a taste of the innovative cooking techniques happening here, and then pop into a couple of wine shops to taste chardonnays and pinot noirs from surrounding Sonoma County.Next, pair your wine with specialized cheese at the Sonoma Cheese Factory, and then continue strolling along the romantic cobblestones of the square while you listen to your guide speak about the storied history of Sonoma, a former Spanish mission village. Other establishments you may visit include El Dorado Kitchen, Sonoma Wine Shop, La Bodega, B&V Whiskey Bar & Grille, Envolve Winery and Highway 12 Wine tasting room. Finish at a private table in a cellar-like environment to finish your two final pairings. You’ll enjoy chocolates from Wine Country Chocolates or the Chocolate Cow. After, check out the tucked-away courtyard and have time to purchase a few of your favorite treats, cheeses or wines as gifts for friends or yourself, if you wish.