A winetasting experience in magnificent Sonoma wine country offers a fun and rewarding escape from the challenges and stresses of daily life. Add an exciting, safe, and memorable hot air balloon adventure in the skies above Sonoma Valley, where you, your partner, and your friends can enjoy an experience you will long remember.
Sonoma Ballooning offers guests the ultimate adventure with a thrilling “greet the morning” flight above the vineyards of Sonoma Valley. Once you land safely at the destination, Sonoma Ballooning offers a variety of post-flight options to match just about any preference.
Your Sonoma Ballooning Adventures
Hot Air Balloon Flight
Your join-in hot air balloon experience with Sonoma Ballooning begins with a guest pick-up at most Sonoma hotels. Once you arrive at the lift-off destination, you will be treated to coffee or tea with light packaged snacks before boarding.
As the balloon ascends, passengers enjoy the panoramic views of Sonoma Valley and the spectacular topography surrounding the area while they drift quietly above the landscape below.
At the end of your group’s 45-to-60-minute Sonoma ballooning adventure, your expert pilot will gradually land the hot air balloon at the destination, where passengers will disembark to enjoy their post-flight champagne toast.
To celebrate the experience, Sonoma Ballooning will offer each passenger a Commemorative Flight Certificate to commemorate their safe, exhilarating hot air balloons Sonoma experience.
Wine Tasting Adventure Options
The hot air balloons Sonoma Valley experience might only begin your fun-filled day. Following the post-flight champagne toast and Flight Certificate presentation, Sonoma Ballooning offers two options to enhance the experience further.
Charlies Acres And Vegan Wine Tour
The first post-flight option, packaged with the Sonoma Ballooning experience, is a visit to Charlie’s Acres Farm Animal Sanctuary, followed by a visit and tastings at two local vegan wineries. Guests will be collected at the hot air balloon landing site and transported in a La Belle Vie Tours’ Mercedes Sprinter Van to visit and enjoy the rescue farm animals at Charlie’s Garden, followed by lunch and wine tastings at the wineries. The cost-per-person for this memorable adventure which includes the hot air balloons Sonoma flight plus the Charlies Acres and Vegan Wine Tour, is priced at $444/person.
Soar & Savor With Sangiacomo
Another exciting post-flight adventure is a tour and tasting at the Sangiacomo Family Vineyards. Guests will enjoy a guided, leisurely stroll through the vineyards while learning the history of the family’s sustainable farming practices and commitment to their long-standing traditions as world-class Sonoma Valley grape growers.
Following an enlightening tour of their vineyards, the guests will enjoy an expertly curated winetasting and artisanal charcuterie from the Home Ranch Terrace while marveling at the excellent views of the vineyards and beyond. The cost per person for this option, including the hot air balloon s Sonoma experience, is $390.