Mushroom Cream Pasta Recipe

Posted on December 10, 2018

The holidays are quickly approaching and we’re starting to gravitate toward warm comfort foods that really hit the spot. Our mushroom cream pasta recipe is sure to bring out a smile on everyone’s face. Make it a wine country meal and pair it with your favorite bottle from any wineries More..


Harvest Recap 2018

Posted on December 04, 2018

Harvest 2018 has come and gone and it was a fantastic time of year for a Napa winery tour or a Sonoma winery tour. Visitors from around California and the world were greeted with a buzz of activity from the exciting sights of grapes coming in off of trucks to More..


Do Wine Better: Wine Myths Debunked

Posted on November 20, 2018

In a world where knowledge spreads fast, so do rumors. At Platypus Wine Tours we want our guests to get a little educated so they don’t fall for the many wine myths that circulate. That’s why we focus on small group California wine tours where you can learn so much More..


Start Thanksgiving with Our Holiday Breakfast Recipe

Posted on November 15, 2018

We’ve dived deep into November and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Families and friends come together to share what they are thankful for and to feast on the long-awaited Thanksgiving meal. When the holidays come, we tend to focus on the big holiday dinners. This year make breakfast special More..


A Guy’s Wine Country Trip: Not just for the Ladies

Posted on November 05, 2018

By Stuart Schmidt So many times we hear of ladies taking a “girl’s trip” up to wine country for the weekend, but it is a lesser-known secret that Napa Valley and Sonoma have plenty of things to do for the guys too. Though Napa wineries and Sonoma wineries are the More..