Napa and Sonoma's Top Selling Wine Tour Apps for the iPhone and the iPad These interactive guides make navigating Wine Country’s 100’s of wineries easy byhelpingyou find the bestwines, deals, views, tours, staff, markets & picnic spots among the vines. Features: 100’s of Winery Descriptions with Photos, Wine Lists, Tasting Fees, Hours, Contact Info, Websites, Google Maps Interface and a unique Amicis Winery Guide Hospitality Rating.
Our apps were designed for both the iPhone and the iPad so when you see them on the large format the photos, maps and videos look fantastic, giving a clear view of the places you can visit.
The Droid versions will be ready for the 2012 wine tour season. Listings are cross-referenced with themed tours including directions, maps & photos.Numerous market & restaurant listings plus navigation hints & wine tasting tips. Search by location & features: Hidden Gems, Architecture, Caves, Gardens, Child Friendly, Wineries with Tours, and more. They include numerous winery and instructive videos including Using the Apps, and Wine Touring Tips. These were created in association with Sutro Media of San Francisco.
NOTE: A unique feature of our Apps are the Illustrator created MAPS that we include in the photo section. From the winery page just tap on the photo in the upper left hand corner to launch the gallery. The second photo is a map showing the winery and others nearby. Tap the screen again and the map will freeze.
This is a user friendly App for planning and navigating both fun daytrips and serious collecting adventures. The authors are popular local tour guides who have visited the wineries 1000¡¯s of times with their clients. Each winery listing includes a description, photo gallery, Google Interface, important contact info, additional maps when necessary, plus a hospitality rating based on client feedback.
Get the inside story on whether a winery is dynamite or a dud, which wineries have the best wines, deals, views, tours, and picnic spots among the vines. This original content and photos were created especially for the App by Ralph & Lahni de Amicis, authors of 7 winery tour books including a training manual for local concierges and transportation companies. This is the App that the local Limo drivers and Tour Guides use and contribute information to, yet the easy format makes it perfect for the casual day tripper and first time visitor.
A directory profiling of over 250 wineries, with more than 2000 original photos, plus tour maps, wine lists, tasting fees, hours, contact info, websites, convenient nearby wineries, and addresses linked to Google Maps. It features wineries that are freely open to the public or relatively easy to get an appointment for. The directory can be sorted according to various interests; hidden gems, wineries with tours, caves, gardens, picnic tables, etc., and by region, distance and cost.
There are numerous brief articles on helping you enjoy wine country, tasting room etiquette, how to extend your tasting endurance so you can safely visit more wineries, driving hints, the logic behind tasting fees, navigating from the city and through the country and how to dress ¡®wine country casual¡¯.
A wonderfully unique component is the collection of 20 delightful Mapped Tours arranged by region that combines wineries together in easy to navigate routes based on popular themes. For instance: Charming Family Wineries, Prestigious Red Wines, or Stags Leap Stunning. These routes include markets for picnic supplies, picnic spots and restaurants, navigation tips and routes that emphasize scenic beauty, safety and traffic avoidance.
The newest version expands the App¡¯s vacation planning capabilities. It adds profiles of 24 popular Restaurants and 11 convenient Markets complete with descriptions and photo galleries. The App directory starts with two brief articles about where to stay in Wine Country. It now includes 3 Bed & Breakfasts directories, plus 3 hotel directories, plus a separate Restaurant directory, all arranged by region.
Wine country is a lively place so this App is frequently updated and improved by the authors who, as owners of Amicis Tours are constantly in the wineries looking for updates. If you see them at the tasting bar, say hello. If you like this guide then you¡¯ll love the Sonoma Winery Tour iPhone App also by Ralph and Lahni de Amicis.
To contact us about a tour please fill out this form or call us. If you want to schedule a tour now please call us at 707-235-2648 Lahni, or 707-235-2364 Ralph.
You will hear back from us very quickly as to whether or not we have that date available. Rates vary depending on the season and the starting point. Private wine tours are $75 per hour, ask about local specials. There is a fuel surcharge depending on starting point. There are none of the hidden fees that are common with the large companies and which routinely add 20% to 25% in miscellaneous fees to the final bill.
The daily fuel surcharge, based on the starting point, ranges from $30 to $50, thanks to the extreme spike in fuel costs.
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Photos from the Napa Valley Wine Tour App
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Call 707-235-2648 for Tours, Books & Seminars Copyright Ralph & Lahni de Amicis 2013 All tasting fees, hours, wine lists, etc are subject to change.