Geyserville Walking Tour, start your odometer
Wine Country Walking Tours is now featuring a Geyserville Walking Tour that covers 144 years of Geyserville’s history with stories, humor and wine.
Taking a walking tour in Geyserville sounds like an oxymoron the town’s main street is only one block long yet that one block is filled with local lore and living legends.
Harold Jones of Wine Country Walking Tours welcomes visitors with a big warm smile at the Geyserville Visitors Center statue at the north end of downtown Geyserville to learn about the Geyserville Sculpture Trail.
Though the Geyserville Sculpture Trail is relatively new, people from all over the world have come to take their pictures with the larger than life sculptures.
Standing in front of the ‘Love Story Statue’ the history of Geyserville’s humble beginnings stating in the 1870’s puts the agriculture area in prospective for folks new to the area. The Geyserville train station became a destination for visitors traveling to the Geysers.
Wine Country Walking Tours was the brain child of Harold & Kirsten Jones, developed during an adult ‘gap’ year.
After seeing David Elliot Cohen in person reading from his book One Year Off, the Jones did just that, they took one year off.
The Geyserville Walking Tour visits four wineries, all with private personally designed tastings and two wineries pair local tasty bits from local restaurants such as Diavola and Catelli’s.
Tours are $49 per person and last about 2.5 hours, Thursday-Sunday by appointment.
The local color of walking past Bosworth’s Mercantile crossing the street to Meeker Winery Tasting Room now housed in the old Geyserville Bank building, complete with teller cages and the lockable vault puts you right in the center of Gville.
Looking to the east , the St Helena mountains climb to the sky above Highway 128, it is as if the road leads right up to the clouds.
Your guide may lead you to Mercury Winery, Ramazzotti Wines, Route 128 Winery, or Meeker Wines. Your custom tour is designed with your personal needs taken into consideration, with specially designed pairings for gluten intolerant and dairy free.
Expert tasting room staff and knowledgeable tour guides bring together the farm to table concept through the history of Geyserville.
Ending the tour in front of Bosworth & Son (& Daughters) a 100 year family run business.
Be sure to stop in, buy a jar of local honey, a new cowboy hat or a burial plot.
Listen to the floor boards creek and imaging it being 1914 and this is your one stop shop in Geyserville for all your mercantile needs.
For locals, the Geyserville Walking Tour offered from Wine Country Walking Tours is a must do for your next staycation.