Meet the Makers at The Barlow

Duration: 3 hours

Location: Tour meets at Elsie Green in the Barlow


All sales are final and non-refundable. If minimum tour enrollment is not met or tour must be canceled, we will contact guests to reschedule or offer a refund. Tours operate rain or shine.

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Due to flooding at The Barlow, this tour is not currently running. We hope to be back in business later this spring. Please check back soon!

  • Tastings at six or more locations including enough food for lunch.
  • Learn about the rich history and agricultural roots of The Barlow and West County.
  • Enjoy the brews, spirits, wines, and bites that make up this 13-acre community.
  • 3 hours and a relaxing stroll around the beautiful Barlow marketplace.
  • No more than 10 guests per tour for a personal experience.
  • Get tips from a local on places to eat and things to do in Sebastopol and Sonoma County.

Tours run rain or shine. Please dress for the weather.

Tours take place Saturdays at 11:30 am and last 3 hours.

Vegetarian and gluten-free options available.

Great for group outings and private parties.

Photography encouraged.

Tour may include tastings at:

Crooked Goat Brewing

This craft beer brewery and taproom serves innovative beers with a distinctive West County style.

Spirit Works Distillery

Spirit Works Distillery is an artisan microdistillery that handcrafts gin, vodka and whiskey.

Vignette Pizzeria

Vignette makes traditional style Neapolitan pizzas with unique and intriguing flavors.

Wm Cofield Cheesemakers

At William Cofield Cheesemakers you can sample and purchase proper British style cheese made on-site at the Barlow.

Zazu Kitchen + Farm

A local culinary destination featuring farm-to-table cuisine by husband and wife team Duskie Estes and John Stewart.

Wind Gap Wines

Wind Gap Wines, a small full-production boutique winery and tasting room, embraces and celebrates the forces of nature that shape wine.

Sub Zero Ice Cream

At Sub Zero Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt, dessert is made to order, giving you the freedom to customize each and every delicious ingredient to satisfy your craving.

There is abundant free parking in The Barlow and on adjacent streets.

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Is there parking available?

There is abundant parking available in the Barlow and on adjacent streets.

How much walking can I expect on the tour?

We will be walking for a total of 1.5 to 2 hours and though we do walk at a moderate pace to make it to all of our locations on time, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get off your feet. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.

Will there be alcoholic beverages on the tour?

Yes, there will be 2-3 stops with wine, beer, or distilled beverages.

As a local, does it make sense for me to take this tour?

Definitely! This tour is a great opportunity to learn a little more about your town, and perhaps try some restaurants or dishes that you normally wouldn’t try. Our tours are also a great activity when you have out of town guests.

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This was a wonderful tour with a great mix of interesting and delicious stops! I highly recommend this tour for those looking to have their taste buds tickled and their knowledge of the lovely Sebastopol region expanded!

Cindy, Gilroy CA