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Tasting and Tours

Cowgirl Creamery

Observe cheese making in action as the creamery makes 3,000 pounds of handmade cheese each week. 80 Fourth St (Point Reyes Station). 415.663.9335, cowgirlcreamery.com

Hog Island Oyster Company

More than three million oysters are grown and sold at Hog Island each year. Visit this working farm and try one of their juicy and sweet oysters. 20215 Coast Hwy One (Marshall), 415.663.9218, hogislandoysters.com

Marin Cheese Factory

For more than 100 years the factory has been producing soft cheeses from traditional recipes and cultures. After a tour, have a picnic or barbecue near the onsite pond. 7500 Red Hill Rd (Petaluma). 707.762.6001, marinfrenchcheese.com

McEvoy Ranch

This 550-acre ranch and olive tree orchard produces fine extra virgin olive oil in the Tuscan style. Take an orchard or garden tour and learn organic practices and harvesting techniques. 5935 Red Hill Rd (Petaluma). 866.617.6779, mcevoyranch.com

Tomales Bay Oyster Company

This shellfish farm has been operating since 1909 and offers oysters, mussels and manila clams. Enjoy their scenic bayside picnic area. 15479 Highway One (Marshall). 415.663.1242, tomalesbayoysters.com

Wine Tasting

Pacheco Ranch Winery

Since 1973 the winery has been producing almost 800 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wine on 70 acres. Indulge in an afternoon of wine tasting and relaxing at the ranch. 235 Alameda Del Prado (Novato). 415.883.5583, pachecoranchwinery.com

Point Reyes Vineyards

This family owned and operated winery offers an inn and a tasting room featuring Merlot, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Pinot Noir. 12700 Highway One (Point Reyes Station). 415.663.1011, ptreyesvineyardinn.com

Ross Valley Winery

Since 1987 this small Marin County operation has specialized in “transforming modest lots of unique grapes into vineyard designated wines.” Enjoy their Merlot or Sauvignon Blanc at a downtown tasting room. 343 San Anselmo Ave (San Anselmo). 415.457.5157, rossvalleywinery.com

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