By Amanda Retzer
Healdsburg -- one of the best small towns in America (Fodor's) -- is dressing up for the holidays, from sparkling lights to festive window displays.
Why we love it
- Sample gourmet local cheeses, award-winning wines, fresh-baked goods and holiday teas
- Visit four local wineries for exclusive wine and food pairings only offered on this tour
- Enjoy caroling and check out the plaza's Christmas tree, which lights up on Dec. 1
- Can also be used on any Healdsburg Gourmet Food and Wine Walking Tour through May
- Makes for a great gift for the holidays, birthdays and weddings
Dec. 2, 2013 - May 30, 2014; blackout dates apply
Healdsburg Plaza Gazebo
Healdsburg, CA 95448
- $59 per person for the five-hour Healdsburg Holidays Wine & Food Walking Tour (reg. $140)
All tasting and tour fees
Begins at 11 a.m. in the festive tree-lit plaza, voted one of America's Most Beautiful Town Squares by Travel + Leisure
Sample an Italian port with chocolate at Portalupi, get a tasting at Healdsburg Olive Oil, pair small bites from Healdsburg SHED with pinot noir at Banshee Wines and more
Stop at Oakville Grocery -- the oldest continually operating grocery store in California -- for a freshly baked kale pizza, lunch and to hear about the local ingredients from neighboring farmers and purveyors (cost of lunch not included)
Finish the tour with a Champagne toast to ring in the new year
See the full schedule of holiday events for Healdsburg here
, including the Tractor Parade of Lights.
The fine print
Valid Dec. 2, 2013 - May 30, 2014. Not valid 11/28, 12/24-25 or 1/1. Reservations required; must be made at least 24 hours in advance; subject to availability. Holiday tours depart daily at 11 a.m. through 2/15. Tax, if applicable, and a suggested gratuity are not included. Please tip accordingly. The cost of lunch is not included. Voucher can alternatively be used for any other Healdsburg Gourmet Wine and Food Walking Tour through 5/30/2014 (check site for details/times). Max eight people per tour. Limit one purchase per person; may buy seven additional as gifts. If limit is exceeded, voucher subject to forfeiture.
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