Learn Some Winemaking Lingo

Posted on September 03, 2018

With Harvest here, wine country is buzzing and alive. If you’re planning on visiting some Calistoga wineries or Sonoma CA wineries, now is a great time to learn some wine lingo. Check out these commonly used terms in the wine world. Veraison You’re walking through a beautiful vineyard at Calistoga More..


Harvest is Here!

Posted on August 30, 2018

Summer is almost over and Harvest is finally here! In wine country, this is kind of a big deal. Napa and Sonoma come alive with the buzz of the season as wineries start to finally pick the grapes they’ve been growing. Winemakers become anxious to make sure everything runs smoothly. More..


6 Reasons You Need a Wine Tour

Posted on August 27, 2018

Ah, Wine Country. Sweeping vineyard views, world-famous wines, immersive wine tasting experiences, a gourmet culinary scene, and endless fun activities to keep you busy. It’s why people flock to Napa and Sonoma each year. But how can you really experience these Valleys and wineries the right way? Whether you choose More..


Win a Wine Tour: Platypus Photo Contest

Posted on August 13, 2018

CALLING ALL WINE LOVERS Platypus Wine Tours is running a Photo Contest, giving you and a friend the chance to win a FREE wine tour with us! Start your day waking up in beautiful Napa Valley or Sonoma. You’ll get picked up by our amazing tour guide and chauffeured to More..

photo contest wine tour

August in Wine Country

Posted on August 10, 2018

August is the last month of the summer season and harvest is right around the corner in Napa. Sonoma County wineries are bustling with visitors as more and more Sonoma tours from San Francisco arrive. There’s so  much for visitors and locals to do – we’re checking out Napa and More..