Downtown Food, Wine & History Tour
The Sonoma Food Tour experience takes guests on a guided journey of local eateries, all within the quaint walking environment of the Sonoma Plaza. You’ll get to taste Sonoma's best cuisine, wine, cheeses, olive oil, chocolates and more. Each yummy tasting is served from locally-owned and operated restaurants and shops. We will provide you with recommendations on local attractions, things to do, specialty stores, and hidden gems in this food-filled meca. Explore Sonoma, all while gaining knowledge about its history, architecture and food scene, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections. Your walking Sonoma Food Tour will last 3 hours and provides delicious tastings that are equivalent to a lunch.
Meet the Chefs, Owners & Wine Experts
Owner, Rob Della Santina shows Sonoma Food Tour guests how they make their ever-popular gnocchi from scratch everyday using Nona's secret recipe. Rob runs the front of the restaurant and he and his wife, Nicole, also own Enoteca Della Santina, featuring wines from around the world.
Executive Chef-Proprietor, Antonio Ghilarducci tells Sonoma Food Tour guests about using fresh, local ingredients and what it's like to own a restaurant. After graduating culinary school in San Francisco, and extensive travel throughout Europe, Chef Antonio has worked at La Folie in San Francisco, El Dorado Kitchen in Sonoma, and Angele & the French Laundry in Napa before coming back to his family's restaurant.
Meet the experts at Enoteca Della Santina. These wine experts educate Sonoma Food Tour guests about local and international wines and discusses the art of pairing food and wine.
Tour Tastings Locations:
Stroll, See, Sip, Sample and Savor from our favorite tasting locations. Locations may include:
The Depot Hotel - enjoy Mediterranean cuisine paired with local wine.
Vella Cheese Company - taste a variety award-winning cheeses.
Bump Wine Cellars - a family owned and operated boutique wine producer
- Sunflower Caffe - experience a local's favorite lunch item.
- La Casa - indulge in California fresh Mexican food
Della Santina's - savor Italian comfort foods.
Enoteca - delicious wine tasting paired with amazing cuisine.
Basque Boulangerie - samples of hand crafted bread or pastries using European-style techniques.
Wine Country Chocolates - sample and savor locally made chocolates.
* Locations may vary depending on closures, availability, and weather.