Besides wine tasting, what is there to do in Napa Valley?

Besides wine tasting, what is there to do in Napa Valley?

Coming to Napa Valley to visit the wineries and sample the wines is undoubtedly a primary motivation for many people’s weekend or long-term visits. But, no matter where you are in Napa Valley, you will find an almost endless list of fun and entertaining activities for...
Most Reliable wine pairings

Most Reliable wine pairings

Wine pairing is the art and sometimes science of selecting the right wine to enhance the enjoyment and flavor of the food being served. The aim is for the wine and food to be in balance, making sure that one does not overwhelm the other. In the extreme, for example, a...
Recipe Feature: Fall Squash Raviolis Recipe

Recipe Feature: Fall Squash Raviolis Recipe

Here in wine country California, we’re always pursuing the epicurean lifestyle. It’s the endless array of food, wine, art, and leisurely offerings that make Napa Valley and Sonoma such dream-worthy destinations. With the arrival of Fall, we’re excited about so many of...
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...