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Breakaway Tours & Event Planning

San Luis Obispo, CA 93448
+1 805-783-2929
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Deliciously Fun Educational Wine Tours in Paso Robles
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Celebrating 20 Years ~ Breakaway Tours has been Uncorking San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles wine regions since 1995! We're passionate about wine and sharing it with others and are known for our "Deliciously Fun Wine Education". Priced by the person; our Scheduled Wine Tours offer a tremendous value for the individual, couple or small group. Flexible Itineraries and our Gourmet Winery Picnics set us apart. Complete with door-door service and Easy On-Line Booking. Private Wine Tours & Charters are also available with options for In-depth wine experiences and access to smaller, lesser known producers. Ask about our Collector Tours. Breakaway is the Large Group and Corporate Specialists. Private Group Specialty Tours include Hearst Castle, Combo Castle/Wine, Zip 'n Sip, Farm to Fork, Private Winery Dinners and Ground Transportation Solutions. Your imagination is our destination. We serve the entire Central Coast including Santa Barbara wine region. Creative & Connected, Trusted & Respected.
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93448
+1 805-783-2929
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Reviewed 6 December 2017


Thank Yoni B
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a great day. Our driver Rich took us to several different wineries and his service was amazing. Our itinerary was tailored to the type of wines that we were interested in tasting. One of which Included a wonderful lunch. From...More

Thank Travelsunwinelove
Jill T, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Travelsunwinelove (one of the best handles I've seen!), Thanks so much for taking the time to share your Breakaway Tours experience with other travelers! We are blessed to do what we love everyday and I'm glad it shows! We hope to have the pleasure...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

My mom and I enjoyed a wonderful tour of four wineries in San Luis Obispo with our fabulous guide, Paul. My mom was visiting from the east coast and this was her first wine tasting excursion, and it was a big hit! Paul was such...More

Thank Bongito
Jill T, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hello Bongito, Nothing better than a day of wine tasting with mom! We hope to have you back again soon with your full party and look forward to hearing his thoughts on the wine you brought home to share. Paul knows his stuff and we...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We visited 4 wineries with Breakaway for a birthday surprise, it was such a great day! Our guide was very knowledgeable about wineries/wine and safely got us around on a very nice van. Would definitely do it again!More

Thank Joelle C
Jill T, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi Joelle, We love birthdays and being a part of making them special and memorable! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. We appreciate you and look forward to our next wine ed-venture! Keep in mind, you've visited 4 of...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

We had a wonderful day of wine tasting in San Luis Obispo. Our driver/guide Paul was knowable, personable and a pleasure to spend the day with. We spent the perfect amount of time at each vineyard. We had four on the schedule. Our lunch was...More

Thank Rachel B
Jill T, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Woo hoo Rachel B! This is music to our ears and our wine glass overflows, so happy that you enjoyed your day with Paul in our beautiful wine country! (well in San Luis Obispo anyway, you'll have to come back for Paso Robles and/or Santa...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Paul was our guide - he knew more about wine than a couple of our tasting hosts! He was gracious and wonderful. We had a great time, tried some great wine, and drove in a clean and comfortable shuttle with no worries about drinking and...More

Jill T, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Woo Hoo! Thank you for taking your valuable time to share your experience with other travelers! We love shout outs to our driver/guides and on behalf of Paul, we thank you. He/we love what we do and we're happy it shows! Then again, who doesn't...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Having been on guided wine tours before, we had the expectation that our guide (Charles) would be providing us with information about the area in general, the types of wineries (dry farm vs irrigated, large vs small, etc), and some history of the area. While...More

1  Thank Melloh99
Jill T, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Hello and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Nothing troubles me more than to have not met, (we like to exceed), expectations. I apologize and you are correct, Charles is a very safe driver and a super nice guy....More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had an excellent day visoting 3 great vinyards. Our tour guide was exceptional , very helpful and knowledgable. Thank youMore

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Thank Esther E
Jill T, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Hi Esther, So happy that you had an excellent day with us here exploring the vineyards and that you deemed your guide exceptional! This makes our heart sing, we love what we do and enjoy the best guests there are! We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Breakaway provides the best experience of any wine tour in the central coast. Their drivers are courteous and are willing to please. Jill, the owner, has been a pillar of the wine community for over 20 years. She has gone out of her way to...More

Thank Rob G
Jill T, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Hi Rob, Why you could make a girl blush with such high praise, (best when said w/ Southern accent)! Thank you for your kind words, I'm blessed to work in an industry that I love, employ those of like mind and serve those wishing to...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Avoid this company at any cost. They are basically an expensive taxi. They also call 11.15am to 3.00 pm a full day. I attended with my wife and two other couples who where great when we started to run over the 3pm finish time which...More

3  Thank stelvans
Jill T, Owner at Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Hello Stelvans, I'm sorry to hear that you didn't find value in our services. I hope that the unfortunate situation with credit card charges was resolved with the card company as quickly as possible. Regrettably I could not fix that for you on our end...More

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Jacqueline N
17 June 2016|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Hi Jacqueline, apologies for the delay, we've been updating our TripAdvisor pages and we're just now find this. Tasting fees vary winery to winery. In the San Luis Obispo region, they range from $10-20pp but are mostly... More
Brenda L
4 July 2015|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, I see you're a mountain biker! I used to do more in the past but have plans to pick it back up more this summer and beyond... anyway. It depends on where you are staying and which wine region you are interested in... More