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Guided Napa Valley Wine Tours: A Wine Expert’s Perspective

The ultimate educational experience, professional Napa wine tours with a landmark wine tour company, is always the answer. With a knowledgeable guide, even an experienced wine-lover can benefit from the insights and commentary that demystify some of the elements...

Napa Bus Tours: A Scenic Ride Through California’s Wine Paradise

The best way to visit California’s premier wine country is with a Napa bus tour. Besides being more convenient and comfortable than other means, a Napa bus tour is safe, with all the driving and navigation done by a skilled and sober professional. The roads can be...

Napa Tour Guide: Crafting Your Perfect Napa Valley Getaway

A tour of Napa Valley wineries includes more than simply visiting some boutique or larger wineries. Each outing may involve driving past stunning vineyards, enjoying the spectacular scenery, visiting pristine wineries, and hearing expert and enjoyable commentary from...

October Recipe Feature: Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Many delightful recipes are created in wine-country California. One such recipe, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, has been used frequently by the culinary team at Platypus Wine Tours. This delightful side dish is served at various places and venues and receives a significant...

Recipe Feature: California Harvest Salad

The culinary crew at Platypus Wine Tours is always on the lookout for outstanding seasonal menu items to serve their guests during their outings. The menu changes throughout the year based on the available ingredients. In September, in wine country California, many...

Sip and Savor: Exploring the Most Beautiful Wineries in Napa Valley

Napa Valley wineries are noted for their charm, hospitality, and unique styles, each offering a different yet exclusive experience. Visits are always delightful experiences, loaded with spectacular views and memorable insights. With Platypus Wine Tours, you and your...

The Ultimate Guide to Napa Wine Tour Buses: Sip, Ride, and Indulge

A Napa wine tour is not only a function of what you learn and do during the time, but the comfort and luxury of the bus is vital. After all, you will spend considerable time on the bus to, between, and from the wineries during your outing. So, comfort during your wine...

Beyond the Tasting Room: Unique Experiences on Napa Wine Tours

Napa Valley is filled with interesting sights and tastes. The unique restaurants, fascinating pubs, mind-blowing culture, and all the noteworthy wineries are sure to captivate anyone with a sense of exploration and unique tastes. Wine and vineyard tours Napa Valley...

Recipe Feature: Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad

The guests of Platypus Wine Tours will frequently ask our Culinary Staff for recipes for some of our unique and delicious dishes. Once again, we are sharing the recipe for one of our famous salads, perfect for sharing with summertime visitors in wine country...

Sirah vs Shiraz vs Syrah vs Sera

Sometimes a single letter can mean a world of difference, but yet we need to be careful about why we may face different spellings for the same thing. Or sometimes we see similar spellings that mean very different things. In some cases, they may be the same, only...

Recipe Feature: Apple Cider Chicken Skewers

The culinary experts at Platypus Wine Tours, a premier wine country tours company in Napa Valley and Sonoma County, frequently share recipes for some of their delightful and unique creations. Platypus Wine Tours’ Sonoma and Napa tour guests will often ask how certain...