What to Know Before Your First Trip to Wine Country

2019-02-02T02:28:41+00:00

At Harvest Card, we’re pretty much obsessed with all things wine. Not only are we focused on giving our card-holders exclusive access to the areas best wineries, but we want to ensure guests and tourists are prepared before they arrive at the tasting room or vineyard. Continue reading for helpful answers to questions frequently asked before wine tastings and vineyard tours. What should I wear to a wine tasting? We suggest dressing casually and comfortably in layers. Sonoma County is a coastal region, and the mornings and evenings are typically cool while the afternoons can be quite warm. Tasting rooms and cellars are kept cool to protect the wine, so guests should bring a light jacket. How much does a typical wine tasting cost? As a Harvest Card Member, the tasting fees for the card member and one guest will be waived at each of our partner wineries. Typically tasting fees range from $15-$20 per person. Are reservations required for wine tastings? Some wineries require reservations, some