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Check out the new Platypus Wine Tours Video on our home page! We’re excited about this new video, especially the aerial shots. It really does convey the unique nature of our tours – they’re social and fun and really get the our clients into the hidden gem…
Check out the new Platypus Wine Tours Video on our home page! We're excited about this new video, especially the aerial shots. It really does convey the unique nature of our tours - they're social ...
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Platypus Wine Tours is thrilled to be ranked No. 3 among the “Top 10 Tours in the U.S.” recently by TripAdvisor and its users. The list is based on the quality and quantity of reviews among travelers around the country by the World’s Largest Travel…
Platypus Wine Tours is thrilled to be ranked No. 3 among the "Top 10 Tours in the U.S." recently by TripAdvisor and its users. The list is based on the quality and quantity of reviews among travele...
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Earthquake update. We will definitely be conducting all our tours this week!! If a town and her tourists ever needed wine served with a smile it's now!! Thank you everyone for checking in on us and we're relieved to hear that most had relatively limited damage.
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Platypus Wine Tours Voted Best Wine Tour for 2014 by the A-List readers http://sf.cityvoter.com/platypus-tours/biz/406626
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Glad to add Silenus Vintners to our top Napa Wineries page!
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Check out the new Platypus Wine Tours Video on our home page! www.platypustours.com/
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Very interesting article in the NY Times about the emergence of a different POV on how quality wines should be judged. American wine tastes are driven by the "the Wine Advocate" and founder Robert M. Parker Jr. Big, bold and with a high alcohol content. But is there more to to tasting wine than having your buds bulldozered? many winemakers feel that,,,http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/31/magazine/the-wrath-of-grapes.html
A band of upstart winemakers is trying to redefine what California wine should taste like — and enraging America’s most famous oenophile in the process.
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We can't think of a better way to spend Labor Day weekend than being driven around on a Platypus Wine Tours bus to fun, interesting, and delicious wineries in Napa Valley!
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101 S Coombs St Napa, CA 94559
101 South Coombs StreetUSCaliforniaNapa94559
(707) 253-2723platypustours.com
Tour OperatorToday 7:30AM–10:30PM
Sunday 7:30AM–10:30PMMonday 7:30AM–10:30PMTuesday 7:30AM–10:30PMWednesday 7:30AM–10:30PMThursday 7:30AM–10:30PMFriday 7:30AM–10:30PMSaturday 7:30AM–10:30PM
         
Join other wine adventurers on a small-group, day long tour tour through the Napa Valley, Sonoma or North Sonoma County wine country. This is a fun, social tour for folks who'd like to experience this wonderful area and learn a bit about the wine-making process, while tasting our world-class wines. Our focus is on smaller back-roads wineries and historic properties. A very tasty picnic lunch, served at a winery, is included. Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, or Russian River / Healdsburg-area Join-In Tours are priced at $110 per person. 
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"Alicia is an excellent tour guide!"
"We so enjoyed visiting some of the smaller wineries off the beaten track."
"We did 2 days of group tours and on our last day we did a private tour."
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Andrea Politano
2 months ago
This tour is a great way to explore Napa! This tour went above and beyond my expectations. I thought that this was just going to pretty much be transportation for the day. Toni did way more than that. She provided us with history tidbits while driving from spot to spot. We even made a stop to see a cork tree. She had a lot of knowledge of the wineries to pass on to us. She also came in to every spot and assisted at anytime we needed her to. We didn't even have to carry our wine over to the bus. We were also able to see wineries that I never would have thought to visit and I am glad we did! Toni is a fantastic tour guide and you can see the passion she has for what she does. I highly recommend this tour! The lunch and cheese and crackers that were provided were also great and being able to eat the lunch in a cave topped off the experience. Also there was an endless supply of water which was great.
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Caro L
2 months ago
This tour was excellent. Steve, our guide, was really friendly and very informative. He choose wonderful wineries and everyone was incredibly nice. His selected choices of vineyards were unique and off the beaten path a bit. You felt welcomed at all the locations and got to have a look into some of the more boutique/smaller wineries. We also had a delicious picnic lunch that was fresh and perfectly timed. Great pace and wonderful experience. Great tour, great tour guide, would do it again in a heartbeat!
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Terri Gordon
2 months ago
We were picked up half an hour late because there were two people who signed up but didn't show up on time. Apparently these folks then decided to show up after the shuttle left and we then had to slow things down some more to pick them up along the way. We spent the rest of the day feeling very rushed, not enough time to really enjoy the wineries. It is nice of Platypus to accommadate the late comers but I paid full price and deserved better. Weird stop at olive oil shop could have been left out. Second winery (Paoletti) did not comp tasting fee with purchase of wine. This is crazy, the woman was cranky (she actually went on about how awful her son's ex-girlfriend was...why??) and the tasting pours were barely a dribble. Platypus needs to do better with tasting fees and the wineries they deal with.
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Pete Van Heest
2 months ago
Our first trip to Napa Sonoma area and we took the Platypus tour. Rob picked us up and provided a great day. He shared a lot of insite about the area and took us to 4 great wineries. Hopefully we will return again and when we do, Platypus tours will definitely be used again.
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Pat Bobbs
2 months ago
This day was awesome. Chris certainly is the one to thank for that. He is a great tour guide and chose wonderful wineries to visit. Can't thank you enough Platypus Wine Tours. My son is the Director of Large events at Napa Valley Marriott and he suggested you and booked the occassion for my husband and I. I have shared our experience with him and he said this is the reason he refers so many groups to you. He has had no complaints and that's what it's all about. We had a great time. Pat Bobbs
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Jena Tadio
2 months ago
We had an amazing time and honestly couldn't have planned it better ourselves. Our tour guide Mark Puleo organized a tour of 4 wineries (Floral Springs, David Fulton, Hopper Creek and St. Claire Brown), all smaller and more family based operations. Each place was unique, beautiful and introduced us to some wonderfully nice people. We ended up walking away with 6 bottles of wine, so that speaks for itself :) Mark was funny, knowledgeable and was always check in on us to make sure we were comfortable and happy. They encourage interacting with your group so you end up making some new friends, if even for just a day! My husband and I were celebrating our one year anniversary in Napa and this was definitely a highlight for us. We plan on coming back sometime and will definitely be booking more tours with Platypus!
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Todd White
a month ago
My wife and I visited Napa for our 10 year anniversary; first time visiting. We took two tours, from two different companies, and hired a driver for a third day. Platypus was the best day and most economical of the three as well. Our driver/guide, Chris, was fantastic; he was engaging, taught us a ton, and took great care of us. For the Napa novice and the old-hats, I would highly recommend Platypus tours!!! We'll definitely do it again the next time we're visiting!
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Lois Hardy
6 months ago
A great experience! The online booking process was easy. They phoned me directly to confirm our details. Our tour guide (Steve) was very friendly and knowledgable and seemed to know just when to give us info and when to let us explore and chat amongst ourselves. He picked out 4 boutique wineries that gave us variety and took us up through the valley. He also choose ones with lower tasting fees or some that waived fees if we bought. Each experience was unique and 22 samples of wine later we were all chatty!! The cheese plate and picnic lunch were delicious and supply of bottled water a great idea. Pick up and drop off at hotel was very welcome as did not want to drive. I would highly recommend Platypus Tours.
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