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From Sacramento to Santa Cruz, there are thousands of vineyards in northern California producing some of the world’s best wines. I have learned so much about wine ever since I moved to San Francisco from New York, from how wine is made to how to properly taste. Recently my boyfriend and I booked a Travelzoo Getaway deal in Napa County's Calistoga at a property that is within biking distance to several wineries we wanted to try.
I highly recommend biking around to wineries versus driving -- not only do you reduce the risk of accidents on the road, but you also take in the beautiful scenery while getting some exercise.
Here are some tips for wine tasting by bike:
Purchasing wine is highly recommended! Whether you give the bottle away as a personalized gift or you open the bottle later at dinner, you will have wonderful memories of the wine and be reminded of your visit to the beautiful vineyards of California.
Find Napa Valley deals and plan your own trip with help from our California's Wine Regions Featured Destination page.