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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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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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We've updated our St. Helena / Calistoga Wineries List! contact info and links and a description for 54 Wineries. 
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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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Beautiful rainbow outside our offices yesterday!!
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101 S Coombs St Napa, CA 94559
101 South Coombs StreetUSCaliforniaNapa94559
(707) 253-2723platypustours.com
Tour OperatorToday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am – 5:00 pmTuesday 10:30 am – 5:00 pmWednesday 10:30 am – 5:00 pmThursday 10:30 am – 5:00 pmFriday 10:30 am – 5:00 pmSaturday 10:30 am – 5:00 pmSunday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
         
Join other wine adventurers on a small-group, day long tour tour through the Napa Valley or Sonoma 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 delicious picnic lunch, served at a winery, is included. Napa and Sonoma Valley Join-In Tours are $110 per person; North Sonoma County Tours (Healdsburg & Russian River) are just $99 per person.
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"These Platypus tours are really what wine tasting is all about!"
"Some pieces we found especially great: -The tour guide was fantastic!"
"The selection of wineries was excellent and we all enjoyed the picnic lunch."
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Ross Jacobsen
a month ago
Being a Napa newbie, I chose Platypus to kickoff my weekend. Absolutely no regrets. Andy was an awesome host & guide: hospitable, knowledgeable, and fun. The 4 wineries he custom picked for our us were spot on. Twelve quiet strangers boarded the bus; eleven moderately loud (thanks to the wine) friends exited. "Oh no guys! What happened to Peter?" JK.
Andy S
2 months ago
This was absolutely great. Hotel pick-up and drop off, cheese platter, and a picnic lunch at one of the wineries. Our driver was extremely knowledgeable and knew everybody's name within minutes, so it really felt like a more personal relationship rather than just driving us around to different wineries to try a couple of things out.
nick jesi
a month ago
Did an all day tour with Mike Small that took us to 4 of the smaller wineries. Had a great experience. Mike was a great tour guide. He was fun and knowledgeable of both napa and the vineyards. Supplied water and food (which was good). Would definitely recommend the both platypus company and Mike.
Marilyn Plitnik
7 months ago
Went on a tour January 17. Second time I've gone with Platypus! They do an awesome job. I had Greta the first time and requested her again this time. She takes you to some of the smaller wineries that you would have otherwise probably never heard of or experience. Very unique places with great wine! Lots of fun! The tour is limited to 10-12 people so it is much easier to have a great experience.
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Tegan Trovato
a month ago
My husband and I live in San Francisco and took guests visiting from out of town to Napa for the weekend. Our hotel (Andaz) recommended this tour and we are so glad they did! Platypus made it very easy for us to show up, experience a great mix of wineries (some we wouldn't have found ourselves which is great) and kept us fed and hydrated throughout the tours. Our guide, Dave, was amazing. He had a really interesting winery background and is a native of Napa--all of which came in handy throughout the day. He made sure our group (comprised of roughly 10 people who didn't know each other at the beginning) made a little small talk and had some laughs in the beginning to get us comfortable with each other and set the tone for the next several hours. We have plans to return twice more over the next two months (with more family/friends who are visiting from out of town) and are booking those tours through Platypus as well.
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Lois Hardy
a month 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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manuel robles
a month ago
I had an amazing experience with platypus wine tours. I had a blast with the 4 other couples that were on the tour with us. Army was amazing and took us to 4 unique wineries.
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Kylie Bryan
4 months ago
Awesome way to view local winery's. Mike Small is an awesome tour guide. The wines were exquisite from the four winery's that we visited, each with there own unique quality. Book with them and you will have an unforgettable experience.