Art, Wine and Chocolate Tour


Visit the Home Studios
of renowned Mendocino Artists!

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A natural mecca for creative personalities, coastal Mendocino is home to diverse and highly talented artists. The rugged beauty of the coast and the isolation of the community have drawn jewelry makers, sculptors, fine woodworkers, painters, potters, weavers, luthiers (guitar makers) for over 50 years.  Their work can be seen throughout the galleries in Mendocino Village, but only Mendo Insider Tours takes you to the heart of creativity as we explore the personal home studios of these artistically talented individuals.

Exclusive Demonstrations & Special Visits

Cliff Glover - potter | Mendo Insider Tours

Cliff Glover – potter

Mendo Insider Tours will take you with a small group of individuals for a four hour tour to home studios and workshops of renown local artists along the Mendocino Coast.
Along our journey we will enjoy scenic vistas ~Sip wine from local award winning and up-and-coming Mendocino County wineries and indulge in fine local artisan made chocolate.

Artists will offer demonstrations of their creative process, and you will learn the secrets behind their unique works of art.  You may even get the chance to sit down at a potter’s wheel yourself!

Click here to view our current artists.

 A perfect Afternoon

  • Pick-Up times are 12:30-12:45 pm
  • Return time is approximately 4:30 pm
  • Price: $199
  • Offered Friday, Saturday, Sunday ,Monday

Our tour begins with pickup by the Mendo Insider Tours Van at your Mendocino or Fort Bragg location* or one of our two convenient meeting spots. To ensure a relaxed and intimate visit, we limit our tours to 8 people. Each artist will be offering assorted beverages and snacks throughout the tour. Exact artists for the tour are

Grape Serenade II - by Julie Higgens | Mendo Insider Tours

determined by availability. If you are interested in visiting specific artists please call for details.
In the event that you choose to purchase a work of art, our artists are happy to take care of the shipping details. All of our artists are able to accept either cash or checks, credit cards, or paypal.

St Mary's Door - by Paul Reiber | Mendo Insider Tours

St Mary’s Door – by Paul Reiber

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On the way to each studio you will be treated to a video presentation designed by each artist, containing different works past and present, their favorite music background, and a bio-narrative.

Disabled Persons
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* Pick-ups are limited to locations in the Village of Mendocino and within the City of Fort Bragg.