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Curated Baja California Premium Wine & Gourmet Food Experience - Private Tour provided by Baja Test Kitchen

Curated Baja California Premium Wine & Gourmet Food Experience - Private Tour

Curated Baja California Premium Wine & Gourmet Food Experience - Private Tour
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£570.29
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About
We are storytellers — we believe your experience is enriched when you know the fascinating stories behind this winemaking and culinary movement… While other operators drop you off at the front door to let you fend for yourself, our bilingual gastroguides are with you every step of the day, translating where necessary, making recommendations as requested, and sharing with you all of the interesting tidbits, secrets, and anecdotes that make for a rich and colorful experience. Living and working in the region, we’ve invested years into developing personal relationships with the owners of the top boutique wineries and restaurants, and since we only work with partners where the owners are part of the day-to-day operations of their businesses, you’ll experience their gracious hospitality and feel the sincere warmth of their personalities shine through to every aspect of your experience. We will make all your wine tasting & dining reservations — you'll pay for 100% of your own consumption.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 122023P4
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the winemaking facilities at one of the wineries on your tour.
  • You'll travel in style to the wineries along Baja California's picturesque Pacific Coast highway.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • We'll keep you well hydrated with bottled water throughout your day of wine tasting in the Baja California desert. Our goal is to make sure you enjoy your day, and don't go home with a headache!
  • WiFi on board
  • Fuel and road tolls are included with your tour fee.
  • We'll make your wine tasting and dinning reservations — you'll pay for 100% of your own consumption.
  • EIGHT (8) HOURS ARE INCLUDED WITH YOUR TOUR FEE - after eight hours, additional fees will apply.
  • OVERTIME FEES: $95/hour will be charged for every hour over eight (8) rounded up the nearest ½ hour.
  • OVERTIME POLICY: It your sole responsibility to manage your tour time; overtime charges apply.
  • Your total tour time is calculated from your scheduled meeting time to your actual drop-off time.
  • ADDITIONAL DEPOSIT REQUIRED: in addition to you tour fees, a $500 refundable deposit is required.
  • $500 deposit will cover any time overage and/or vehicle damage, excess wear, and/or excess cleaning.
Exclusions
  • We'll make wine tasting and dinning reservations for your group. You will pay for your own consumption (including service gratuities) directly to the vendors listed on your itinerary.
  • We'll make wine tasting and dinning reservations for your group. You will pay for your own consumption (including service gratuities) directly to the vendors listed on your itinerary.
  • Gratuities
  • You'll pay for 100% of your own consumption on this tour — we'll make your reservations.
  • All inclusive packages are available — contact BTK after booking for options.
  • Entry/Admission - Vina de Frannes
  • Entry/Admission - Valle de Guadalupe
  • Entry/Admission - Valle de Guadalupe
  • Entry/Admission - Lechuza Vineyard
Duration
8h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • FOR GROUPS JOINING THIS TOUR FROM THE U.S. (San Diego), you'll meet your culinary guide on the U.S. side of the border at our designated border meeting point in San Ysidro, California (the San Diego to Tijuana border crossing). It's an easy drive to this border meeting point (with secure parking nearby - extra fee), or take public transportation (San Diego Trolley Blue Line), taxi, or Uber. FOR GROUPS STAYING IN NORTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA, pick-up is available north of Ensenada and en-route to the Valle de Guadalupe (we can generally accommodate pick-ups at your hotel or house rental in Central Tijuana, Playas de Tijuana, Rosarito Beach, La Misión, North Ensenada, Valle de Guadalupe, and nearby surrounding areas). If you are staying outside of these areas, an additional transportation surcharge will apply. If you are staying in Northern Baja California, after booking, email BTK with your requested pick-up location in Baja and include the name of the hotel, resort, or subdivision, the street address including major cross streets, exact GPS coordinates, and the best phone number to reach you on the day of your tour.
  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, 4463 Camino De La Plaza Suite 111, San Diego, CA 92173, USA IF JOINING FROM SAN DIEGO you'll meet your guide on the US side of the border at THE COFFEE BEAN & TEA LEAF in Las Americas Premium Outlet Mall. IF STAYING IN BAJA we will pick you up at your hotel/house rental in Central TJ, Playas de TJ, Rosarito, La Misión, North Ensenada, or Valle de Guadalupe.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • While this experience is open to participants of all ages, the minimum age to drink alcoholic beverages in Mexico is 18 years old. A parent or legal guardian must accompany minors (if you have a different surname than that of your child, you must carry legal documentation affirming your parental/guardian rights).
  • Children under 8 years old (or less than 4'9" tall) must be seated in an appropriate car seat or booster seat. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO BRING YOUR OWN CAR SEAT/BOOSTER SEAT - WE DO NOT PROVIDE CAR SEATS OR BOOSTER SEATS AND YOUR SMALL CHILDREN WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE WITHOUT THE APPROPRIATE CAR SEAT/BOOSTER SEAT.
  • Our tour vans only have three (3) seats with the LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) system installed. YOU MUST BRING ALL NECESSARY STRAPS, TETHERS, BUCKLES, AND/OR EQUIPMENT TO PROPERLY INSTALL YOUR CAR SEATS OR BOOSTERS. Our guides/drivers are not allowed to assist with the installation of car seats or boosters - you are advised to bring the installation instructions with you. Your tour time includes the time required to install and remove car seats and boosters.
  • If you have more than 10 people in your group, we will not be able to accommodate strollers or luggage (we must remove the back seats in order to accommodate luggage, strollers, etc. - this arrangement must be made at least 48-hours in advance of your tour’s scheduled departure time). LUGGAGE SPACE IS LIMITED. Please contact Baja Test Kitchen to ask about the transport of your luggage, strollers, etc. before booking this experience.
  • Your payment for this experience constitutes your full acceptance of the Terms, Conditions, and Tour Policies found on the Baja Test Kitchen website.
  • Every tour participant, including children, must carry a valid passport (and if necessary for travel to Mexico or back to the U.S., a valid Entry Visa ). U.S. Passport holders do not require an Entry Visa for travel to Mexico.
  • Every adult in your group must agree to and sign the Baja Test Kitchen Participation Agreement (release of liability) at least 24-hours prior to departure.
  • Participants must be sober at the inception of the tour. If the trip director deems that a participant is under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs at the inception of the tour (in his/her sole yet reasonable judgement), that participant will be dismissed and will not be allowed to participate in the tour. There will be no refunds, credits, or rescheduling allowances for dismissal due to insobriety at the inception of a tour/workshop.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the winemaking facilities at one of the wineries on your tour.
  • You'll travel in style to the wineries along Baja California's picturesque Pacific Coast highway.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • We'll keep you well hydrated with bottled water throughout your day of wine tasting in the Baja California desert. Our goal is to make sure you enjoy your day, and don't go home with a headache!
  • WiFi on board
  • Fuel and road tolls are included with your tour fee.
  • We'll make your wine tasting and dinning reservations — you'll pay for 100% of your own consumption.
  • EIGHT (8) HOURS ARE INCLUDED WITH YOUR TOUR FEE - after eight hours, additional fees will apply.
  • OVERTIME FEES: $95/hour will be charged for every hour over eight (8) rounded up the nearest ½ hour.
  • OVERTIME POLICY: It your sole responsibility to manage your tour time; overtime charges apply.
  • Your total tour time is calculated from your scheduled meeting time to your actual drop-off time.
  • ADDITIONAL DEPOSIT REQUIRED: in addition to you tour fees, a $500 refundable deposit is required.
  • $500 deposit will cover any time overage and/or vehicle damage, excess wear, and/or excess cleaning.
Exclusions
  • We'll make wine tasting and dinning reservations for your group. You will pay for your own consumption (including service gratuities) directly to the vendors listed on your itinerary.
  • We'll make wine tasting and dinning reservations for your group. You will pay for your own consumption (including service gratuities) directly to the vendors listed on your itinerary.
  • Gratuities
  • You'll pay for 100% of your own consumption on this tour — we'll make your reservations.
  • All inclusive packages are available — contact BTK after booking for options.
  • Entry/Admission - Vina de Frannes
  • Entry/Admission - Valle de Guadalupe
  • Entry/Admission - Valle de Guadalupe
  • Entry/Admission - Lechuza Vineyard
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • FOR GROUPS JOINING THIS TOUR FROM THE U.S. (San Diego), you'll meet your culinary guide on the U.S. side of the border at our designated border meeting point in San Ysidro, California (the San Diego to Tijuana border crossing). It's an easy drive to this border meeting point (with secure parking nearby - extra fee), or take public transportation (San Diego Trolley Blue Line), taxi, or Uber. FOR GROUPS STAYING IN NORTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA, pick-up is available north of Ensenada and en-route to the Valle de Guadalupe (we can generally accommodate pick-ups at your hotel or house rental in Central Tijuana, Playas de Tijuana, Rosarito Beach, La Misión, North Ensenada, Valle de Guadalupe, and nearby surrounding areas). If you are staying outside of these areas, an additional transportation surcharge will apply. If you are staying in Northern Baja California, after booking, email BTK with your requested pick-up location in Baja and include the name of the hotel, resort, or subdivision, the street address including major cross streets, exact GPS coordinates, and the best phone number to reach you on the day of your tour.
  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, 4463 Camino De La Plaza Suite 111, San Diego, CA 92173, USA IF JOINING FROM SAN DIEGO you'll meet your guide on the US side of the border at THE COFFEE BEAN & TEA LEAF in Las Americas Premium Outlet Mall. IF STAYING IN BAJA we will pick you up at your hotel/house rental in Central TJ, Playas de TJ, Rosarito, La Misión, North Ensenada, or Valle de Guadalupe.
Duration
8h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • While this experience is open to participants of all ages, the minimum age to drink alcoholic beverages in Mexico is 18 years old. A parent or legal guardian must accompany minors (if you have a different surname than that of your child, you must carry legal documentation affirming your parental/guardian rights).
  • Children under 8 years old (or less than 4'9" tall) must be seated in an appropriate car seat or booster seat. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO BRING YOUR OWN CAR SEAT/BOOSTER SEAT - WE DO NOT PROVIDE CAR SEATS OR BOOSTER SEATS AND YOUR SMALL CHILDREN WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE WITHOUT THE APPROPRIATE CAR SEAT/BOOSTER SEAT.
  • Our tour vans only have three (3) seats with the LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) system installed. YOU MUST BRING ALL NECESSARY STRAPS, TETHERS, BUCKLES, AND/OR EQUIPMENT TO PROPERLY INSTALL YOUR CAR SEATS OR BOOSTERS. Our guides/drivers are not allowed to assist with the installation of car seats or boosters - you are advised to bring the installation instructions with you. Your tour time includes the time required to install and remove car seats and boosters.
  • If you have more than 10 people in your group, we will not be able to accommodate strollers or luggage (we must remove the back seats in order to accommodate luggage, strollers, etc. - this arrangement must be made at least 48-hours in advance of your tour’s scheduled departure time). LUGGAGE SPACE IS LIMITED. Please contact Baja Test Kitchen to ask about the transport of your luggage, strollers, etc. before booking this experience.
  • Your payment for this experience constitutes your full acceptance of the Terms, Conditions, and Tour Policies found on the Baja Test Kitchen website.
  • Every tour participant, including children, must carry a valid passport (and if necessary for travel to Mexico or back to the U.S., a valid Entry Visa ). U.S. Passport holders do not require an Entry Visa for travel to Mexico.
  • Every adult in your group must agree to and sign the Baja Test Kitchen Participation Agreement (release of liability) at least 24-hours prior to departure.
  • Participants must be sober at the inception of the tour. If the trip director deems that a participant is under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs at the inception of the tour (in his/her sole yet reasonable judgement), that participant will be dismissed and will not be allowed to participate in the tour. There will be no refunds, credits, or rescheduling allowances for dismissal due to insobriety at the inception of a tour/workshop.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection – San Ysidro Port of Entry (PedWest)
    Stop: 2 hours
    See details
  • 2
    Vina de Frannes
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 3
    Vena Cava Winery
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 4
    Finca Altozano
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 5
    Lechuza Vineyard
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 6
    PedWest Garita Tijuana
    Stop: 2 hours
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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ClauGrassi
Santiago, Chile45 contributions
Maravillosa experiencia, exquisita comida y bien atendido
Excelente atención, comida muy rica y gourmet, buenos vinos y pico sour. Luis nos atendió muy bien, con buenas sugerencias. Excelente
Written 29 July 2021
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