Knights Bridge Winery
August 2, 2020 | Travel | Knights Bridge Winery

Marin County to Calistoga: Wine Tasting Day Trip

Marin County to Calistoga: Wine Tasting Day Trip

Work obligations and family schedules can prove challenging when you’re attempting to find an entire weekend for a proper getaway. The good news is that you don’t need to block off a full three days to enjoy the award-winning wines, natural beauty, and distinctive dining that Calistoga and the surrounding wine regions have to offer. Utilize the following itinerary as a template to curate your own perfect one-day staycation in Calistoga. Cheers!

9:00 am
Begin your day in Mill Valley at the Dipsea Café [200 Shoreline Highway Mill Valley], which features a variety of delicious homestyle dishes including omelets, pancakes, and eggs benedict.

10:30 am
Head north to Sonoma for a morning wine tasting at Sojourn Cellars [141 East Napa Street, Sonoma]. Sojourn produces exquisite Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

1:00 pm
Select a carry-out lunch from the girl and the fig at their Sonoma Plaza pop-up, located on the northwest corner of the plaza [453 1st Street East, Sonoma]. Enjoy a picnic in the sunshine.

2:30 pm
After lunch, drive west on Highway 12, and turn onto Calistoga Road which will take you into downtown Calistoga. Enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting at Knights Bridge Winery | Huge Bear Wines, located downtown in the historic Calistoga national bank building [1373 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga]. Offering a variety of block-specific wines crafted from 100% estate-grown, Knights Valley fruit. Enjoy lovely weather with a tasting outdoors in our shaded bistro seating area. For a taste of our wines in advance of your trip, we’re pleased to extend $1 flat-rate temperature-controlled ground shipping on your first order. Visit for details.

6:30 pm
On your way home, finish your day with a delicious dinner at Boon Fly Café in Napa [4048 Sonoma Highway, Napa] or Mustards Grill in Yountville [7399 Helena Highway, Yountville]. Both offer contemporary California fresh cuisine.

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