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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
Wednesday 7:30AM–10:30PMThursday 7:30AM–10:30PMFriday 7:30AM–10:30PMSaturday 7:30AM–10:30PMSunday 7:30AM–10:30PMMonday 7:30AM–10:30PMTuesday 7:30AM–10:30PM
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"My boyfriend and I enjoyed our little group of 8 people with Andy Hyman."
"The choice of stops was a wonderful balance of size and variety of wineries."
"We had great wines, wine and food pairings and winery tours."
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Stephen Goldberg
a month ago
We had a great time with our wine tour guide / bus driver Rachel Kuklinski. Rachel made sure everyone on the bus became familiar with each other and felt comfortable. She was knowledgeable about the wineries and acted as a supplemental host at each winery while the local vineyard personnel took care of the actual tasting. The selection of Vineyards was good and everyone enjoyed the tour.
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Russ Moran
a month ago
We were fortunate enough to have Andy Hyman take us on a wine tour and he was incredibly knowledgeable and very enjoyable to be around. He took us to 4 great tastings and we learned so much and enjoyed it completely. Of course we joined half the wineries, as they were just what we liked. It was our first day at NAPA and I would recommend it for anyone.
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Britney Mitchell
2 weeks ago
We had an awesome time! Doug our driver was amazing and very informational. The wineries were beautiful! I highly recommend going on this tour. Fun, relaxing, informational, good wine, and nice to socialize with others visiting the area.
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Rossie Koon
2 months ago
Best way to see the Valley! We were picked up right on time in front of our B&B by Steve who wished us a happy anniversary! ;) Then Steve picked up guests from around Napa and were on our way. Steve was extremely knowledgeable and obviously had great rapport with each winery that we visited. They all knew him by name and talked with him like they were old friends. Steve talked to us about the history of the valley and the wineries and just wine making in general. We never felt out of place and by the end of the day we all had made a lot of new friends. The lunch was perfect- and the water and cheese/crackers throughout the day were great. It was our first visit to Napa and we will definitely be back and will do another Platypus tour!
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Julie Provost
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I spent a memorable day in the vineyards of Sonoma! Our guide Andy was fantastic! Very kind! I learned a lot about the manufacturing process, feel free to ask your questions! Check all these positive comments and do not hesitate, you will live a fantastic experience!
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Judy Cooke
3 weeks ago
Would highly recommend Platypus Wine Tours. Very efficient, friendly and clear communication throughout the process. We were a family of 4, with a 23 and 25 year old, one of whom doesn't really like wine! So I did have some trepidation about this trip. I shouldn't have worried. Kym our guide was fantastic and helped introductions among the tour party of 12 - we all got on so well that the people at the vineyards had to butt in to say their bit. Kym was an informative guide, was very attentive and really went the extra mile, giving great customer service. We went to 4 different wineries and had a fantastic experience, even the non-wine drinker became a convert. This is a comment about Napa Vineyards, rather than Platypus: Don't expect a new glass with each wine. Only one vineyard gave us a fresh glass with the red wine, the other 3 vineyards gave us 1 glass for all 4-5 wines. This is different to other tastings in Australia and France, where you get a new glass with each wine.
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Lauren Rubadeau
a month ago
My sister and I were in Napa last week and Platypus Tours made our visit so memorable and special! We were originally going to schedule a tour through the Napa Valley Wine Train but they were booked for the week... and I'm so glad they were because it lead us to find Platypus. Our tour guide, Rachel, was amazing! She made us feel so welcome from the second she picked us up at our hotel. She was knowledgeable of the area and the wines and SO sweet! We visited 3 wineries that were a smaller, boutique style and 1 that was considered mid-size. We visited Tudal, Casa Nuestra, David Fulton, and Provenance. All were fantastic, but Tudal was my absolute favorite! I am positive that my sister and I would have never discovered these hidden-gem wineries on our own. Thank you, Rachel & Platypus! Other perks of the tour: Plenty of cold, bottled water provided, a cheese & cracker tray to pass after the 1st winery, and a picnic-style lunch at the 2nd winery. It was so nice to leave the planning (and driving!) to someone else. I have already recommended Platypus Tours to others and will continue to do so! I hope to come back to Napa in the future and take another tour with Platypus. :)
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Joss Godbold
a month ago
Great bus, friendly people from all walks of life and our guide was great and very knowledgeable. If you want to have a great wine tasting tour in the Valley, stop looking, this is your company. They do charge tasting fees on top FYI, but they get a discount and most are 15 bucks. Lunch is included in the tour as well.

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Looking for a private tour? We offer customized tours for 1 guest up to 80 guests. We’ll work with you on wineries, food and all other creative wine country offerings. Please call us at 707-207-4236 for more information.  Please view our brochure for more…
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I booked platypus because of their fantastic reviews-I was not disappointed. They accommodated me fantastically as a solo traveller-picking me up in Napa and dropping me at the ferry in the afternoon. It was harvest so there's was plenty to see- and drink. The host Evonne was attentive, professional and, most importantly, very passionate about wine country!
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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…
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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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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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Wonderful time! Walking out of our hotel the night before our tour, we were still undecided about taking a group tour or just going ourselves. Fortunately for us a Platypus as returning so we spent time chatting with the folks on the tour as well as their driver Sandy. There was nothing but positives from them, so we called and booked our tour for the next morning. Our driver Kim was so knowledgable and friendly. She made our trip memorable and took us to some fantastic wineries. Highly recommend - no need to have a designated driver and you can taste until your heart is content. Thanks platypus and Kim for another great day in Napa!
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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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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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