HALF-DAY VAN TOUR OPTIONS

Carmel Valley Wine Tasting Tour

  • Safe and clean Ford Transit van.
  • Minimum of 2 guests, maximum of 13 guests.
  • Choice of 10:00 am - 1:00 pm or 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm.
  • Pickup at your local hotel or residence in the Monterey Peninsula region (additional cost for pickup outside the Monterey Peninsula).
  • Individual tour ranges in cost from $140 - $150/adult & $75/child (5-16 years old).
  • Additional $40 fuel fee for tours with less than 4 guests.
  • Visit 2-3 tasting rooms (Bernardus and Ingrid’s Vineyard walk featured). Indoor or outdoor tastings.
  • Additional $20/person fee to add an assorted cheese tray and/or chocolate truffles to this tour.
  • Within 48 hours, please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours.

Carmel Valley Wine Tasting Tour Booking Link - Half Day - Morning

Carmel Valley Wine Tasting Tour Booking Link - Half Day - Afternoon

Tasting rooms can include:

Bernardus Tasting Room CVB

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Green Grapes

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  • Albatross Ridge
  • Bernardus
  • Big Sur Vineyards
  • Boekenoogen
  • Chesebro
  • Coral Winery
  • Cowgirl Winery
  • Seabold Cellars
  • Georis
  • Ian Brand Winery
  • Joyce Family Wines
  • Blue Fox
  • Holman Ranch
  • McIntyre Vineyards
  • Morgan
  • Scratch
  • Parsonage
  • Windy Oaks
  • Massa

VIP / Behind the Scenes, Carmel Valley Wine Tasting Tour (Half-Day)

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  • Schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours, no online booking is available.
  • Safe and clean Ford Transit van.
  • Minimum of 2 guests, maximum of 13 guests.
  • Scheduled for 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
  • Pickup at your local hotel or residence in Santa Cruz County (additional cost for pickup outside Santa Cruz County).
  • Individual tours cost approx. $160/adult, $75/child (5-16 years old).
  • Additional $40 fuel fee for tours with less than 4 guests.
  • Visit three wineries (vineyard walk at selected locations) or tasting rooms. Indoor or Outdoor tastings.
  • Tasting rooms can include: Alfaro, Bargetto, Beauregard, Burrell School, Byington, David Bruce, El Vaquero, Hallcrest, Integrity, Loma Prieta, MJA, Nicholson, Pelican Ranch, Silver Mountain, Soquel Vineyards, Storrs, Windy Oaks or Wright Station.
  • Albatross Ridge
  • Bernardus
  • Big Sur Winery
  • Boekenoogen
  • Chesebro
  • Coral Winery
  • Cowgirl Winery
  • Seabold Cellars
  • Georis
  • I. Brand & Family Wines
  • Joyce Family Wines
  • Massa Estate
  • Morgan
  • Scratch
  • Parsonage
  • Windy Oaks

Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Tasting Tour

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Ag Venture Tours

  • Schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours, no online booking is available.
  • Safe and clean Ford Transit van.
  • Minimum of 2 guests, maximum of 13 guests.
  • Scheduled for 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
  • Pickup at your local hotel or residence in Santa Cruz County (additional cost for pickup outside Santa Cruz County).
  • Individual tours cost approx. $160/adult, $75/child (5-16 years old).
  • Additional $40 fuel fee for tours with less than 4 guests.
  • Visit three wineries (vineyard walk at selected locations) or tasting rooms. Indoor or Outdoor tastings.
  • Tasting rooms can include: Alfaro, Bargetto, Beauregard, Burrell School, Byington, David Bruce, El Vaquero, Hallcrest, Integrity, Loma Prieta, MJA, Nicholson, Pelican Ranch, Silver Mountain, Soquel Vineyards, Storrs, Windy Oaks or Wright Station.
  • Alfaro Vineyards
  • Bargetto
  • Beauregard
  • Burrell School
  • Byington
  • Cooper-Garrod
  • David Bruce
  • Hallcrest / Organic Wine Works
  • Integrity
  • Loma Prieta
  • MJA Vineyards
  • Nicholson
  • Pichetti
  • Ridge Vineyards
  • Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard
  • Savannah-Chanelle
  • Silver Mountain
  • Skov / Pelican Ranch
  • Soquel Vineyards
  • Storr's Winery
  • Testarossa
  • Vino Cruz
  • Windy Oaks

Salinas Valley Agricultural Education Tour

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  • Safe and clean Ford Transit van.
  • Minimum of 2 guests, maximum of 13 guests.
  • Choice of 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (preferred) or 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
  • Tour departs from Pezzini Farms Artichokes, 460 Nashua Road, Castroville (meet by large table).
  • Individual tour costs $115/adult, $75/child (5-16 years old).
  • Additional $40 fuel fee for tours with less than 4 guests.
  • Additional $15/couple fee to add deep-fried artichoke hearts or an artichoke cupcake to this tour.
  • Within 48 hours, please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours.
Farmers

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Learn all about the Salinas Valley agriculture industry -- otherwise known as the "Salad Bowl of the World.” Observe vegetable field harvesting and packing, irrigation, planting, and organic farming (lettuce, broccoli, artichokes, spinach, asparagus, strawberries, grapes, etc.) -- over 40 different crops! Our experienced, knowledgeable guide can answer all your questions. Learn where your fresh food comes from. A walking tour of Pezzini Farms Artichokes is included on this tour.

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Monterey Peninsula Sightseeing Tour

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  • Safe and clean Ford Transit van.
  • Minimum of 2 guests, maximum of 13 guests.
  • Choice of (9:00 am to 12:00 pm (preferred) or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • Pickup at your local hotel or residence in the Monterey Peninsula region (additional cost for pickup outside the Monterey Peninsula).
  • Individual tour costs $110/adult, $70/child (5-16 years old).
  • Additional $40 fuel fee for tours with less than 4 guests.
  • Within 48 hours, please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours.

Tour includes sightseeing and local points of interest in Monterey, Pacific Grove (Lover's Point Park), Pebble Beach (17 Mile Drive entry fee), and Carmel. Several stops will be made to learn about local history, marine biology, and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

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Big Sur Sightseeing Tour

Big Sur coastline CVB

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  • Safe and clean Ford Transit van.
  • Minimum of 2 guests, maximum of 10 guests.
  • Choice of (9:00 am to 12:00 pm (preferred) or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • Pickup at your local hotel or residence in the Monterey Peninsula region (additional cost for pickup outside the Monterey Peninsula).
  • Individual tour costs $120/adult, $75/child (5-16 years old).
  • Additional $40 fuel fee for tours with less than 4 guests.
  • Within 48 hours, please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours.
Sea Otter CVB

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The tour includes a sightseeing drive along the Big Sur coast with several stops (Bixby Creek Bridge, Hurricane Point, River Inn, Nepenthe, and Big Sur Lodge) to enjoy the beautiful scenery and marine wildlife. An educational, guided nature walk in an old-growth redwood forest is a highlight of this tour!

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Santa Cruz Sightseeing Tour

Santa Cruz Beach

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  • Safe and clean Ford Transit van.
  • Minimum of 2 guests, maximum of 13 guests.
  • Choice of (9:00 am to 12:00 pm (preferred) or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • Pick up at your local hotel or residence in Santa Cruz County (additional cost for pick up outside Santa Cruz County.)
  • Individual tour costs $110/adult, $75/child (5-16 years old).
  • Additional $40 fuel fee for tours with less than 4 guests.

Tour includes sightseeing and local points of interest in Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Felton. Several stops will be made to learn about local history, marine biology, and the redwood forest.

Wine Tasting Lectures

Fun and educational wine tasting lectures can be organized for groups of 8 or more. Lectures feature either the Monterey Wine Country or the Santa Cruz Mountains and will be customized for your group and location. Please schedule your wine tasting lecture with Ag Venture Tours directly.

Van Transportation

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Our 14-passenger van is available for hire for local events, dinner parties, weddings, and shuttles. $150/hour (minimum of three hours) plus 20% gratuity.

Van transportation for dinners, parties, local or out of town events, weddings & shopping is also available.

 

 

Gift certificates starting from $100/person are available for any of our tour options.

Contact us for details about our Monterey or Santa Cruz County tours. We proudly offer tours and transportation throughout Central California.