Licensed and Insured Designated Drivers

We are one of a few Designated Driver Services in the Northern California Wine Region that has insurance and proper licensing to operate in California. Our specialized comprehensive insurance coverage endorses the wine tour driver with full commercial coverage.

We maintain a passenger carrier certificate, which we provided financial responsibility and safety information to the PUC, including evidence of liability insurance. You can verify our license with the PUC toll-free telephone number, 1-800-894-9444.


Wine Tour Drivers maintains the required insurance issued by the California Public Utilities Commission which regulates Private Drivers. Our insurance is through Lloyd’s of London and is primary when you hire us as your designated driver.

Terms of service:

As the guest, you request Wine Tour Drivers to provide a private driver to drive your automobile, private or rental.

The vehicle must be in good, safe condition and you have no knowledge of any condition to the contrary. If at any time during the tour, the rental vehicle becomes unsafe condition to drive, you will contact the car rental company for assistance and, if needed, have the rental vehicle exchanged.

Wine Tour Drivers shall not be held responsible for late arrival caused by (but not limited to) acts of nature, traffic delays, breakdown, incorrect pickup and drop-off information, and any situation beyond our control.