Recipe Feature: Beet Salad

Recipe Feature: Beet Salad

With Fall around the corner, we’re so looking forward to the abundance of the familiar produce that tends to adorn our dining table right through to Thanksgiving. When visiting any Napa wineries, you’ll hear our local winemakers suggesting favorite Fall foods to pair...
Plan your next weekend getaway with some of these ideas

Plan your next weekend getaway with some of these ideas

Napa Valley offers more exciting activities packed into a relatively small region than just about anywhere else. Besides the fabulous tours of Napa wineries, wine tastings, and great food, weekend visitors also enjoy the Valley’s incomparable experience while hiking...
Featured Tour Guide: Gary Grossman

Featured Tour Guide: Gary Grossman

Gary Grossman is one of our fine Napa and Sonoma wine tour guides. Gary’s long time commitment has been delivering the best experience for our wine country visitors. I asked Gary a little more about his time in Napa as a Platypus Tours wine guide.  How long have...
Featured Winery: Auburn James Winery

Featured Winery: Auburn James Winery

Since 2005, Platypus Wine Tours has offered highly educational and enjoyable wine tours to Napa Valley and Sonoma County wineries.  Safe, fun, and memorable, Platypus tours are available for groups, private, or as join-ins. During the nearly two decades of experience...
Day Trip Ideas Around Napa Valley

Day Trip Ideas Around Napa Valley

Napa Valley and the Sonoma region are well known among locals and visitors alike for providing an array of pristine day trip destinations. Whether you’re traveling alone, with friends, or taking family along with you, there is truly something for everyone. Keep...