The Ins and Outs of Wine Glasses

Posted on May 22, 2014

Have you ever noticed during your wine travels that different wine glasses are used for different types of wines? Have you ever asked yourself why this is done? There are many reasons why and I’m going to explain them to you now. There are many types of wine glasses and More..

Bud Break 2014

Posted on April 14, 2014

Yes, the 2014 growing season has begun and the beginning of the season starts with bud break. It can be seen all over Napa and Sonoma right now. What is bud break? Well, the yearly annual growth cycle of the grape starts in the spring and this is called bud More..

Are you ready to BottleRock?

Posted on March 26, 2014

BottleRock Napa Valley is back! Come to Napa May 30 – June 1 for outstanding live music, great food, wine, beer and good times. This year’s BottleRock 2014 festival will feature over 45 bands on four stages, including The Cure, Heart, Barenaked Ladies, Third Eye blind, LL Cool J, Weezer, More..

Vote for Platypus in the 2014 Bay Area A-List!

Posted on January 20, 2014

We’re delighted to announce we’ve been nominated again this year for CityVoter’s Bay Area A-List! According to their website, this contest features more than 7,000 local business competing to be named the best in their respective categories. The winner is determined by YOUR votes! When you have a couple minutes, More..

From Napa Valley Register: “Tour company grows from dream to reality”

Posted on January 09, 2014

We recently got a nice write-up from local paper Napa Valley Register on the origins of our company in honor of our 10th anniversary. Check out the article here: Tour company grows from dream to reality. Text of the article below. Platypus Wine Tours officially celebrated 10 years of service to More..