Glassware Glory in Napa and Sonoma

Posted on January 30, 2019

If you’re like most people in this world, you enjoy your wine with whatever glass is on hand: the unbreakable tumblers at your friend’s house, the standard wine glass from your local restaurant, or just straight from the bottle (that counts as a glass right?). Fortunately, for the majority of More..


Platypi Guide Army Cultivated Top 10 List

Posted on January 21, 2019

The millions of tourists that flock to wine country every year focus on, well, wine. But Napa Valley and Sonoma have so much more to offer and our guides are the key. These local experts have uncovered every nook and cranny of the region from the best restaurants and romantic More..


Warm the Soul: Chili Recipe

Posted on January 18, 2019

The wonderfully comforting chili recipe will warm the soul on these cold winter nights (or days for that matter as chili makes great leftovers). Pair it with your favorite wine from any Sonoma wineries, Russian River wineries, Healdsburg wineries, or Napa wineries. TOTAL TIME: 60 min (PREP: 15 min + More..


7 Reasons to Visit Wine Country in the Winter

Posted on January 16, 2019

Napa Valley and Sonoma are some of the most beautiful regions in the world and visiting them shouldn’t be reserved for summer and harvest. In fact, one of the most unique times to visit is winter. The cozy atmosphere, serene environment, and distinctive events make this a prime time to More..


New year, New Trip to Wine Country

Posted on January 10, 2019

By Stuart Schmidt It’s a new year and that means winter is here! That means it’s time to enjoy Sonoma County without all the hustle and bustle of the tourist season and the price hike that comes with it. Many from around the country and even in the bay area More..