Balsamic Dressing Recipe: Elevate Your Sammie

Posted on April 19, 2019

Each Platypus Wine Tour offers guests the chance to explore wine country, taste fine wines from wineries in Sonoma and wineries in Napa, and dine on a picnic lunch at a scenic location. Our chefs prepare the picnic and when it’s lunch time, our tour guides prepare the meal. Recently, More..


5 Easter Winery Events to Check Out this Weekend

Posted on April 18, 2019

Easter Events at Local Wineries Easter is quickly approaching and if you are still looking to make some last minute plans for the holiday, don’t worry, there are plenty of options for how to spend your Easter in wine country. While there are a lot of different events happening throughout More..


Wine Country in the Spring: What to Expect

Posted on March 20, 2019

Springtime is here and that means it’s time to come enjoy wine country! Napa Valley wineries and Sonoma wineries are going to start bustling with activity soon so take advantage of the ramp-up season to get a great experience without the crowds. Spring here is mild and a great time More..


Platypi Guide Steve: Cultivated Top 10 List

Posted on March 10, 2019

This month, we sat down and chatted with Platypus tour guide Steve. Steve has been a guide with Platypus since 2010. His knowledge of wine country exceeds guest expectations and his gentle spirit makes him a favorite among guests and coworkers. Steve gave us his top 10 picks in wine More..


Event Season in Wine Country

Posted on March 02, 2019

Events abound in wine country for those embarking on Napa Valley wine tours or Sonoma wine tours starting in the spring! Every year the wine country near the bay area bustles with fun events both large and small, bringing out delicious eats along with world-class wine. All make great reasons More..