Lake Tahoe Wine Tasting Tours
Looking for a Lake Tahoe wine tasting adventure? Experience the beauty of Lake Tahoe during one of our 2-hour, small group, semi-private tours, while tasting Northern California’s great wines, or customize your own booking to celebrate that special moment in your life! Our Midday Cruise starts at 11am, Afternoon Cruise starts at 1:30pm, Late Afternoon Cruises start at 4pm and Sunset cruises will depart at 6:30pm May – July, 6pm in August, 5:30pm in September and 4:30pm in October, 3:30pm in November, due to earlier sunset times throughout the season. All tours are approximately two hours in length, operating 7 days a week. Tours will be aboard the beautiful “Golden Rose,” a one-of-a-kind 1953 Chris Craft Venetian Water Taxi and will begin at the Tahoe Keys Marina in South Lake Tahoe, California circling Emerald Bay.
Throughout the tour, we will be sampling 8 wines from various wine regions, heavily focused on Northern California wines. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase bottles of their favorite wines at the end of the tour to enjoy during the rest of their stay in Lake Tahoe or to take home to add to their collection. If you’re not looking for a full bottle, we also offer wine by the glass as well. Water and soda are also available and complimentary to all of our guests. If someone in your party prefers beer, we can accommodate your guest if requested in advance. Please contact us for any special requests.
We have partnered with On Board in South Lake Tahoe to offer charcuterie platters in various sizes. These can be added to any wine cruise booking, pre-ordered in advance with a 48-hour notice and delivered right to the boat. The charcuterie board includes cheese, salami, fresh and dried fruit, crackers etc. Special catering menus are available for private charters. As always, you’re still welcome to bring your own snacks on the boat, if you prefer.
Public Transportation Options
A designated driver/non-drinking rate is also offered on most tours. If you do not have a designated driver, please arrange for a taxi by calling (530) 543-0330. Uber and Lyft are also available through their smartphone apps. If you’re a first time user of Lyft click here for up to $50 in free ride credits, first time users of Uber, click here for a discounted fare of up to $20 off. If you’d like to hire a car service instead, please contact Tahoe Elite (530) 582-5828. Please drink responsibly.
Visit our Reservations page to book your tour today!