Napa and Sonoma Wine Tasting Regions
Located just north of San Francisco, California, our Northern California Wine Country features hundreds of amazing wineries located primarily in the Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, North Sonoma County, St. Helena, and Calistoga regions. These areas offer an ideal climate for producing world-class wines, and each is an extremely popular destination for wine tasting. The natural beauty of our local wine country, with a rolling landscape, beautiful vineyards, and rugged hills, provides a spectacular setting for visiting local wineries, tasting fantastic wines, and enjoying many fine dining restaurants.
Napa Valley Wineries
Even though there are over 450 wineries in Napa Valley, it's estimated that 80% of Napa wine tourists visit the same 20 or so wineries. We take you off the beaten path to find smaller wineries with a real personal touch and real charm. View our favorite Napa Valley Wineries.
Sonoma Valley Wineries
We hand-pick from the very best of the 400 wineries in the North Bay and 40 in the Sonoma Valley for our Sonoma Wine Tours. This way, we avoid the crowds and find the more intimate side - and the real charm - of our beautiful wine country. View our favorite Sonoma Valley Wineries.
St. Helena and Calistoga Wineries
Widely known as the heart of Napa Valley, St. Helena and nearby Calistoga are home to many historic wineries and world-class wines. Enjoy the friendly, charming communities of St. Helena and Calistoga, and take advantage of the hot springs resorts of Calistoga and the region's best restaurants for a relaxing weekend getaway. View our favorite St. Helena and Calistoga Wineries.
Considered by many to be the most up and coming wine country town, Healdsburg's location makes a great spot to explore the various local appellations. Check out some of the best Healdsburg Wineries.
Russian River Wineries
The cool fogs from the California Coast play an influential role in making Sonoma's Russian River Valley a premier destination for wine aficionados. Consider creating your own custom Platypus private wine tour to your choice of these top Russian River Wineries.
North Sonoma County Wineries
Some of the finest wineries in California are located in Northern Sonoma County. The Dry Creek Valley and the Alexander Valley are two of the premier grape-growing regions of the world. View our favorite North Sonoma County Wineries.