Half Day Tour Options

Individual Tours (2-13 Guests)

Half day (3 - 3.5 hours) tours range in cost from $80-130/adult and $60-75/child (5-16 years old). There is a minimum requirement of two guests and a maximum of 13 guests. Lunch is not included. Tours are not private unless there is a minimum group size of eight (8) guests. For smaller groups, Ag Venture Tours & Consulting reserves the right to add additional guests to the tour.

*Additional $30 Fuel Fee for Groups of Three or Less

Cancellation Policy:

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High Season (April 1 - November 30)
Monday-Thursday: Seven Days from Date of Tour (75% Non-Refundable)
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: 30 Days Prior to Date of Tour (75% Non-Refundable)

Low Season (December 1 - March 31)
Monday-Thursday: Three Days from Date of the Tour (75% Non-Refundable)
Friday-Sunday & Holidays: 14 Days Prior to Date of Tour (75% Non-Refundable)

See 2019 calendar or contact Ag Venture Tours & Consulting for blackout dates.

Tours Include:

We will pick up and return you to your local hotel or residence. Individual rates include transportation in a comfortable 14-passenger van, expert guide service, and commentary, wine tasting fees, entry fees, winery tour and/or vineyard walk. A cooler of cold drinks are included for tours with four or more guests. Maps and literature for each guest are included with each tour. Ag Venture Tours & Consulting is a full-service tour operator with over 20 years of experience that can organize any tour you may be interested in. We are flexible with the tour schedule and customize the tour to meet your interests. All tours are designed to be fun and educational. Tours are not private unless there is a minimum group size of eight guests. For smaller groups, we reserve the right to add additional guests to the tour. Tours range in cost based on which wineries we visit.

 

Carmel Valley Wine Tasting Tour (Half Day)

Pickup at Your Local Hotel or Residence in the Monterey Peninsula Region

  • Choice of 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Individual tour ranges in cost from $80-100/adult & $60/child (5-16 years old)
  • Minimum of two guests/maximum 13 guests -- Lunch not included
  • Visit two to three tasting rooms
  • Additional $30 fuel fee for groups of three or less
  • Within 48 hours, please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours & Consulting.

Carmel Valley Wine Tasting Tour - Half Day - Morning

Carmel Valley Wine Tasting Tour - Half Day - Afternoon

Tasting rooms can include:

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  • A Taste of Monterey
  • Bernardus
  • Big Sur Winery
  • Boekenoogen
  • Boete
  • Caraccioli Cellars
  • Carmel Ridge
  • Carmel Road
  • Chesebro
  • Cima Collina
  • Cowgirl Winery
  • Dawn's Dream
  • De Tierra
  • Figge Cellars
  • Galante Vineyards
  • Georis
  • Hahn Family Wines
  • Holman Ranch
  • I. Brand & Family Wines
  • Joullian Vineyards
  • Joyce
  • Manzoni
  • Massa Estate
  • McIntyre
  • Morgan
  • Parsonage
  • Pierce Ranch
  • Roadhouse Wine Bar
  • Robert Talbott Vineyards
  • Scheid
  • Smith Family Wines
  • Sylvestri
  • Testarossa
  • The Wine Experience
  • Windy Oaks
  • Wrath

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

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1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Pickup at your local hotel or residence in the Monterey Peninsula Region
  • Individual tour ranges in cost from $125-130/adult, $75/child (5-16 years old) minimum of two guests/maximum 13 guests -- Lunch not included
  • Visit Folktale Winery for a private educational winery tour (barrel room), vineyard walk, & wine tasting
  • Visit one additional tasting room
  • Additional $30 fuel fee for groups of three or less
  • Please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours & Consulting.

Tasting rooms can include:

  • A Taste of Monterey
  • Bernardus
  • Big Sur Winery
  • Boekenoogen
  • Boete
  • Caraccioli Cellars
  • Carmel Ridge
  • Carmel Road
  • Chesebro
  • Cima Collina
  • Cowgirl Winery
  • Dawn's Dream
  • De Tierra
  • Figge Cellars
  • Galante Vineyards
  • Georis
  • Hahn Family Wines
  • Holman Ranch
  • I. Brand & Family Wines
  • Joullian Vineyards
  • Joyce
  • Manzoni
  • Massa Estate
  • McIntyre
  • Morgan
  • Parsonage
  • Pierce Ranch
  • Roadhouse Wine Bar
  • Robert Talbott Vineyards
  • Scheid
  • Smith Family Wines
  • Sylvestri
  • Testarossa
  • The Wine Experience
  • Windy Oaks
  • Wrath

Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Tasting Tour (Half Day)

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Pickup at Your Local Hotel or Residence in Santa Cruz County (Additional Cost for Pickup Outside Santa Cruz County)

  • Individual tour ranges in cost from $105/115 per Adult, $75 per Child (5-16 years old)
  • Minimum of two guests/maximum 12 Guests -- Lunch not included
  • Visit three wineries (vineyard walk at selected locations) or tasting rooms
  • Additional $30 fuel fee for groups of three or less
  • Within 48 hours, please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours & Consulting.

Santa Cruz Mountains Winery Tour - Half Day
Tasting Rooms Can Include:

  • Alfaro Vineyards
  • Bargetto
  • Beauregard
  • Bonny Doon
  • Burrell School
  • Byington
  • Cinnabar
  • Cooper-Garrod
  • David Bruce
  • Hallcrest
  • Hunter Hill
  • Loma Prieta
  • MJA Vineyards
  • Nicholson
  • Pichetti
  • Poetic Cellars
  • Regale
  • Ridge Vineyards
  • Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard
  • Savannah-Chanelle
  • Silver Mountain
  • Skov
  • Soquel Vineyards
  • Storr's Winery
  • Testarossa
  • Villa del Monte
  • Vino Cruz
  • Windy Oaks

Salinas Valley Agricultural Education Tour (Half Day)

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Choice of 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Tour departs from Pezzini Farms, 460 Nashua Road, Castroville
  • Individual tour costs from $85/adult, $60/child (5-16 years old)
  • Minimum of two guests/maximum 13 guests -- Lunch not included
  • Additional $30 fuel fee for groups of three or less
  • Within 48 hours, please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours & Consulting.

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 of your questions. Learn where your fresh food comes from. A walking tour of Pezzini Farms Artichokes is included on this tour.

Salinas Valley Agricultural Education Tour - Half Day

Monterey Peninsula Sightseeing Tour (Half Day)

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Choice of 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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  • Pickup at your local hotel or residence in the Monterey Peninsula Region
  • Individual tour cost $80/Adult, $60/Child (5-16 years old)
  • Minimum of two guests/maximum 13 guests -- Lunch not included
  • Additional $30 fuel fee for groups of three or less
  • Within 48 hours, please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours & Consulting.

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

Monterey Peninsula Sightseeing Tour - Half Day

Big Sur Sightseeing Tour (Half Day)

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Choice of 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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  • Individual tour cost $85/Adult, $60/Child (5-16 years old)
  • Minimum of two guests/maximum 12 guests -- Lunch not included
  • Additional $30 fuel fee for groups of three or less
  • Within 48 hours, please schedule this tour directly with Ag Venture Tours & Consulting.

Tour includes a sightseeing drive along the Big Sur coast with several stops (Bixby Creek Bridge, Hurricane Point, Nepenthe and Big Sur Lodge) to enjoy the beautiful scenery, redwood trees and marine wildlife. There is an additional $30 fee for visiting Pfeifer Beach.

Big Sur Sightseeing Tour - Half Day

Santa Cruz Sightseeing Tour (Half Day)

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Choice of 9:00 am – 12:00 pm or 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Pick up at your local hotel or residence in Santa Cruz County (additional cost for pick up outside Santa Cruz County
  • Individual tour cost $80/adult, $60/child (5-16 years old)
  • Minimum of 2 guests / maximum of 13 guests. Lunch not included
  • Additional $30 fuel fee for groups of three or less
  • Please schedule this half day tour  directly with Ag Venture Tours & Consulting.

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.

Van Transportation

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Our 14 passenger van is available for hire for local events, dinner parties, weddings, and shuttles. $110/hour (minimum of three hours) plus 20% gratuity.

Van Transportation for Dinners, Parties, Local Events, Wedding, & Shopping Also Available.

$110 per Hour + 20% Gratuity, Three-Hour Minimum.

 

 

Contact us for details about our Monterey County and Caramel Valley tours. We proudly offer our tours throughout Monterey Bay and the surrounding areas.