A Very Merry Holiday in Wine Country

The holidays are a special time in wine country. Locals and visitors alike enjoy all the fun activities in town that stir up that seasonal spirit we love. With the mild climate and sigh of relief after harvest, the community comes together to celebrate. We enjoyed a...

Mushroom Cream Pasta Recipe

The holidays are quickly approaching and we’re starting to gravitate toward warm comfort foods that really hit the spot. Our mushroom cream pasta recipe is sure to bring out a smile on everyone’s face. Make it a wine country meal and pair it with your favorite bottle...

Harvest Recap 2018

Harvest 2018 has come and gone and it was a fantastic time of year for a Napa winery tour or a Sonoma winery tour. Visitors from around California and the world were greeted with a buzz of activity from the exciting sights of grapes coming in off of trucks to watching...

Do Wine Better: Wine Myths Debunked

In a world where knowledge spreads fast, so do rumors. At Platypus Wine Tours we want our guests to get a little educated so they don’t fall for the many wine myths that circulate. That’s why we focus on small group California wine tours where you can learn so much...