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Chocolate Factory Tour and Tasting

Chocolate Factory Tour and Tasting

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We will visit every part of the chocolate factory all the way from the very back where we sort the beans and roast them. The "hot room" is where you will see where the magic happens, where the big stone grinders turn the cocoa beans into chocolate. The "cold room" is next where you will see the chocolate is tempered and molded into chocolate bars. Lastly, we will go back to the shop to taste all the single origin and flavored chocolate.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.00
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$12.00

Private French-Inspired Cooking Class with a Fun Local

Private French-Inspired Cooking Class with a Fun Local

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Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local home with host Andrea, who moved to the USA from France, where she had lived for 25 years. Her family and friends all over the world have influenced her culinary skills, but Andrea is especially inspired by her son who is a formally-trained French chef. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Your cooking class will take place in a local home kitchen where Andrea will teach you how to make 2-3 French dishes from their family recipes. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in your host's home. • Private cooking lesson in a local home • Introduction to France's culture and cuisine • 100% private activity • Experience French hospitality in a residential Palm Springs neighborhood • Vegetarian and gluten free options available
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.00
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$72.00
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Traveling Spoon Homemade Chinese Dumplings Private Online Cooking Class

Traveling Spoon Homemade Chinese Dumplings Private Online Cooking Class

Enjoy a private and authentic online cooking class and learn to make Shuo's family recipe for homemade Chinese dumplings from scratch, filled with pork and vegetables. Shuo, a passionate foodie grew up in Beijing and now lives in San Francisco. Shuo's mother Pingxi, a master dumpling maker, also lives with the family and will help during your experience.This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. A fun and cultural virtual cooking experience with a Chinese native! • Learn to make traditional dumplings and a soy dipping sauce • Private, one-on-one online instruction with a Chinese native • Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in San Francisco, PST) • Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class • Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences • Travel from your own home and learn culinary traditions of China!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.00
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$27.00
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Private Californian Cooking Class in the Home of a French Laundry Chef

Private Californian Cooking Class in the Home of a French Laundry Chef

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local home with host Nicolas, a chef who has worked in the kitchens of French Laundry and Per Se in New York City. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Your cooking class will take place in a local home kitchen where Nicolas will teach you how to make three contemporary California dishes from the freshest of ingredients. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in your host's home. • Cooking lesson in a local home • Introduction to American culture and cuisine • 100% private activity • Experience American hospitality in a residential Cole Valley neighborhood • Vegetarian options available If you choose the market tour grade option, explore with Nicolas Californian produce sold by his favored vendors at the Ferry Building farmer's market. You will learn to choose and sample the freshest produce when purchasing ingredients for your cooking class during this private market tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$190.00
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$190.00
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Private Cooking Class in Lake Tahoe

Private Cooking Class in Lake Tahoe

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local home with host Belinda who is a food writer and recipe developer that grew up in Southern California surrounded by Mexican culture and food. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Your cooking class will take place in a local home kitchen where Belinda will teach you how to make 2-3 dishes from recipes she has perfected over the years. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in your host's American home. • Cooking lesson in a local Lake Tahoe home • Introduction to American culture and Mexican-inspired cuisine • 100% private activity • Experience American hospitality in a residential Lake Tahoe neighborhood • Vegetarian options available
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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Traveling Spoon Pad Thai and Papaya Salad Private Online Cooking Class

Traveling Spoon Pad Thai and Papaya Salad Private Online Cooking Class

Enjoy a private and authentic online cooking class and learn to make Pia's authentic recipe for Pad Thai, a stir-fried rice noodle dish typically made with shrimp, tofu, peanuts, and bean sprouts in a tamarind sauce. You will also learn to make Som Tum, a refreshing raw papaya (or cucumber) salad. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. A fun and cultural virtual cooking experience with a Thai native! • Learn to make traditional Pad Thai Goong and Som Tum • Private, one-on-one online instruction with a Thai native • Introduction to Thailand's culture and cuisine • Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in San Francisco, California (GMT-7 / PDT)) • Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class • Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences • Travel from your own home and learn culinary traditions of Thailand!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Private Californian Cooking Demonstration in West Hollywood, Los Angeles

Private Californian Cooking Demonstration in West Hollywood, Los Angeles

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local home with your host Jeffrey, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who loves the idea of combining his love of cooking with his love for meeting people from around the world. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Your cooking class will take place in a local home kitchen where Jeffrey will teach you how to make 2-3 traditional Californian dishes. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in your hosts' townhouse. • Private cooking demo in a local home • 100% private activity • Experience Californian hospitality in a residential West Hollywood neighborhood • Vegetarian and gluten free options available
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.11
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$84.11
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Learn to Cook Creative Chinese Cuisine: Private Cooking Class in Belmont near SF

Learn to Cook Creative Chinese Cuisine: Private Cooking Class in Belmont near SF

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local home with host Shuo who first started cooking after moving to the states at 17 away from his family when he missed his favorite childhood dishes. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Your cooking class will take place in a local home kitchen where Shuo will teach you how to make 2-3 traditional Chinese dishes from his family recipes. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in your hosts' home. • Cooking lesson in a local home • Introduction to Chinese-influenced dishes • 100% private activity • Experience American-Chinese hospitality in a residential Belmont neighborhood • Vegetarian and gluten free options available
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.67
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$66.67
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American Cooking Class in San Francisco with a Local near Golden Gate Park

American Cooking Class in San Francisco with a Local near Golden Gate Park

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local San Francisco home with your host Kai. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Your cooking class will take place in a local home where Kai will teach you 2-3 traditional Southern and Caribbean dishes from family recipes. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in her home that she shares with roommates. • Southern and Caribbean cooking lesson in a local home • Introduction to American and Californian culture and cuisine • 100% private activity • Experience Californian hospitality in a residential San Francisco neighborhood • Vegetarian and vegan options available If you choose the market tour + cooking tour grade option, your experience will include a visit to the Sunset farmer's market. This is an outdoors market that sells fresh fruit, flowers and vegetables. Walk through the market and explore with your host, local and regional produce sold by farmers from the area.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.06
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$82.06
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Learn to Make New Orleans-Style Gumbo in a Private Berkeley Cooking Class

Learn to Make New Orleans-Style Gumbo in a Private Berkeley Cooking Class

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local home with host Renee, a warm and wonderful host who credits her grandmother with inspiring a love for cooking and creativity in the kitchen. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Your cooking class will take place in a local home kitchen where Renee will teach you how to make traditional American dishes inspired by her family’s New Orleans history. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in your host's warm and cozy apartment. • Cooking lesson in a local home • Learn to make New Orleans-style Gumbo • 100% private activity • Experience American hospitality in a residential Berkeley neighborhood • Vegetarian and gluten free options available
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.65
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$65.65
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Private Cooking Demonstration of Indian Fusion Cuisine in San Diego

Private Cooking Demonstration of Indian Fusion Cuisine in San Diego

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local home with host Nenu, an avid traveler and a self-taught cook. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Your cooking demonstration will take place in a local home kitchen where Nenu will teach you how to make 2-3 traditional Indian fusion dishes from her family recipes that she puts her unique twist on. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in your host's beautiful Californian home. • Cooking demonstration in a local Californian home • Introduction to American culture and Indian-inspired cuisine • 100% private activity • Experience Indian-American hospitality in a Del Sur neighborhood residence • Vegetarian and vegan options available
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.00
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$96.00
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Private Authentic Middle Eastern Cooking Class in Reseda, Los Angeles

Private Authentic Middle Eastern Cooking Class in Reseda, Los Angeles

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local LA home with your host Jacqueline. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. In her home kitchen Jacqueline will teach you traditional Middle-eastern dishes from family recipes. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together. Jacqueline grew up in the Middle East watching her grandmother cook every meal for the family from scratch. She has fond memories of helping her grandmother knead dough as a child. Jacqueline is of Lebanese origin, was born in Jordan, and lived in Palestine where food has important cultural and symbolic meanings that goes beyond what's on the plate. She now lives with her husband and son in America where she enjoys hosting friends and family for Middle-eastern themed dinners. Jacqueline welcomes you with “ahlan wa sahlan” which means welcome. Hospitality and generosity are ingrained in Jacqueline's culture and she truly makes you feel like part of the family.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.54
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$101.54
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Chocolate Candy Making experience for private groups

Chocolate Candy Making experience for private groups

Learn how to make your very own chocolate candies! Have fun making a range of candies from a gigantic peanut butter cup to classic bear paws.peanut butter cups, turtles, and more - Learn how to make and dip your own candies like a pro - This experience is hosted in a local candy shop in North Beach - Take chocolate candies share with your friends and family (or hide all for yourself!).
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.00
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$49.00
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Cooking with Ale: let's make Tiramisu - private groups

Cooking with Ale: let's make Tiramisu - private groups

Learn how to prepare an authentic Tiramisu. This delicious Italian invention has surfed the centuries. It is a classic soft and rich dessert that works almost with any menu and season. Alessia will introduce you to the traditional style, its origin, and key ingredients. Then teaching you some simple but very efficient tricks, I will help you create your own. You will bring at home your own dessert and the knowledge to make it by yourself, for you, your family and friends. What to expect: • 2 1/2 hours of Authentic Italian Cuisine • Demonstration and presentation of a sample • Tools and Ingredients (for preparation and containers to take it away) • Mentoring and Historic-Artistic Curiosity • This class is good for any skill level * Please consider the list of ingredients, other food intolerances, pet allergies for own safety. * Please wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.50
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$79.50
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Live online from San Francisco: Pantry Paella Cooking Class with James

Live online from San Francisco: Pantry Paella Cooking Class with James

Let Chef James teach you all the tips and tricks to making the perfect Spanish Paella, using ingredients found in your pantry. • The class will be conducted via zoom, you will receive the access link after booking • James will demonstrate the process step by step to provide cooking tips and tricks • All ingredients and kitchen tools are listed in the menu section below. • Recipes will be sent following the class. • Make sure to pour yourself a glass of wine, cheers! • The class will be live streamed at 6PM (PDT) & 9PM (EST) • Pricing per person • This experience is bookable as a private event only A word from your host, James: “Cooking is my passion. There is nothing I love more than throwing dinner parties for my friends and coming up with wonderful, creative dishes. The combination of the process, the planning, and preparation of the dishes, and the act of giving to my friends, is quite simply very rewarding.”
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.50
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$24.50

Artisanal San Fran Market Tour & Cooking Class for private groups

Artisanal San Fran Market Tour & Cooking Class for private groups

Discover San Francisco's artisanal Bi-Rite market with Host James where farm-fresh ingredients will be purchased for the cooking class. Guests will be transported by the historic Haigh Ashbury neighborhood and James' unique home. What to expect: • A hands-on cooking class where guests will craft fresh pappardelle pasta • Event is BYOB • Eclectic San Franciscan apartment in historic Haigh Ashbury neighborhood • Can cater to vegetarian options • This experience is bookable as a private event only
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$162.19
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$162.19
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Neapolitan pizza cooking class in historic Haight Ashbury for private groups

Neapolitan pizza cooking class in historic Haight Ashbury for private groups

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Learn the secrets of perfect homemade pizza with this cooking class in San Francisco’s historic Haight Ashbury neighborhood. Step inside a local home and try your hand at tossing dough and mixing up toppings alongside your guide, optionally sipping on a drink during the BYOB class. After cooking, sit down and enjoy your pizza accompanied by two side dishes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.40
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$135.40
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Cook Eat Play

Cook Eat Play

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Make your own culinary fun with this private cooking party in Los Angeles. Perfect for family or friend groups, bachelorette parties, or baby showers, this class can be completely customized to your party’s specifications. Focus on any type of cuisine or any course; the content is up to you and you are guaranteed your chef/guide’s undivided attention.
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  • 2 hours
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$102.57
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$102.57

Virtual Mixology Class

Virtual Mixology Class

Our Virtual Mixologist experience focuses on learning about balancing cocktail flavors and mixology skills, hosted by an expert bartender. You and your group will make and shake your own cocktail with instructions, tips, and stories along the way. Alcohol is completely optional. It’s happy hour, in your own home!
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  • 1 hour
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$45.00
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$45.00

San Francisco Virtual Mixology Class Including Cocktail Kit Option

San Francisco Virtual Mixology Class Including Cocktail Kit Option

Looking to spice up your quarantini? Join Edible Excursions and San Francisco’s Hawker Fare, for this virtual cocktail class! The theme and drink menu changes weekly - check out the recent classes under the sample menus below. If you're outside of San Francisco, join our class with your own ingredients, or if you're in San Francisco, you can purchase our cocktail kit and pick it up Hawker Fare. HOW IT WORKS: For the class only option, you will receive an ingredient list so you can purchase your own supplies beforehand. For the cocktail kit option, please place your order at least 24 hours in advance. Pick up your kit at Hawker Fare, 680 Valencia St., SF, with any additional food you might want to go along with your happy hour. Pick up between 12pm and 3pm or 5pm and 8pm Thursday - Friday or 12pm and 3pm on Saturday. (They have toilet paper as well!) One cocktail kit makes four 5-oz. cocktails. Class is held from 5pm to 6pm, Pacific Standard Time.
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  • 1 hour
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$25.00
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$25.00

All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Ynez Valley

All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Ynez Valley

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The Vineyard Picnic Tour is an all-inclusive wine tasting tour featuring three wineries in Santa Barbara Wine Country, in the Santa Ynez Valley. Join in with other like-minded wine enthusiasts for a relaxing day among the vineyards, sampling wines, seeing the wine making process, and savoring a picnic lunch at one of the wineries. A catered picnic lunch, served at a winery, is included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.67
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$145.67
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Ultimate Wine Experience in San Luis Obispo from Pismo Beach

Ultimate Wine Experience in San Luis Obispo from Pismo Beach

~ Shared Group Wine Tours are a tremendous value for the individual, couple or small group looking for an exceptional day in wine country! Breakaway has been delivering Deliciously Fun, Educational Wine Tours, Fresh Daily since 1995! No worries, no wine snobs here only winos wanting to share their passion and dispel the myths and intimidation that can come with wine tasting. ~ Shared Group Wine Tours visit 4 unique wineries. Being foodies as much as we are winos our picnic lunches (Full-Day only) are off the hook! Dietary restrictions can be accommodated with notice. ~ Private Wine Tours available and offer full control. Perfect for larger groups, those with a list of “must-have” wineries or desiring a different start time/duration, those traveling with minors or dogs. ~ No fixed routes, requests welcome.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.06
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Ultimate Wine Experience in San Luis Obispo

Ultimate Wine Experience in San Luis Obispo

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Savor the burgeoning wine scene around San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles on this tasting tour with half- and full-day options. Spend a few hours exploring a hand-picked selection of wineries in this increasingly-famous wine region, sampling red and white varieties. As you taste, you’ll get an introductory lesson on how to see, swirl, sniff, sip, savor each glass, upping your wine knowledge in the process. A guide, full- or half-day tour options, round-trip hotel transport, bottled water and a tasty picnic lunch (on full-day tour) are included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.06
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Tijuana Mexico Coffee Shop hop from San Diego

Tijuana Mexico Coffee Shop hop from San Diego

When we talk about coffee the best one it’s in the producer countries. Mexico has different regions and different coffee beans. Come to Tijuana to ty a god coffee walk with a expert local guide, while you walk the streets of Tijuana you will have the opportunity to stop in different coffee shops and take a good coffee cup.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.00
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