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Warm the Soul: Chili Recipe

Posted on January 18, 2019

The wonderfully comforting chili recipe will warm the soul on these cold winter nights (or days for that matter as chili makes great leftovers). Pair it with your favorite wine from any Sonoma wineries, Russian River wineries, Healdsburg wineries, or Napa wineries. TOTAL TIME: 60 min (PREP: 15 min + More..

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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..

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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..

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The Platypus Kitchen and Lentil Salad Recipe

Posted on May 14, 2018

What’s the number one thing people expect on a wine tour? Scratch that – what’s the second thing? Delicious food of course! Platypus Wine Tours, a favorite for visiting Napa wineries and Sonoma wineries, is proud to be the only wine tour company that offers guests fresh food right from More..

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Wine Country Recipes – Birthday Quinoa Salad

Posted on July 24, 2015

Here’s another of our favorite Wine Country Recipes we’d like to share with you – Birthday Quinoa Salad, which is occasionally part of the picnic lunch we provide on our Platypus Wine Tours. Enjoy! Birthday Quinoa Salad Ingredients 1 cup “regular” quinoa 2 cups vegetable or chicken broth 1 small onion, More..