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About Us – Introduction


Welcome to Platypus Wine Tours

Platypus Tours Limited is a tour company specializing in intimate, unforgettable wine tours. We are happy to discuss any transportation needs you may have, but my, do we love to give wine tours! We are a team of passionate and very experienced tour guides and support staff, specializing in tours of the Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley, as well as other magnificent local wine regions, such as Carneros, Russian River, Dry Creek, West Side and Alexander Valley.

If you are seeking a lighthearted and fun approach to tasting and learning about wine, you are in the right place! You have found the anti-wine snob wine tour.

Smaller, charming back roads vineyards, historic wineries and family owned operations are our specialty. We love to bring our guests to hidden gems wineries – many of which they have never even heard of. These places offer some of the world’s tastiest wines!

We conduct daily shuttle bus tours you can join (Join-in Tours), and also private tours, in which you would have a dedicated driver/ guide and a non-shared vehicle (Private Wine Tours).

You will find quite a bit of information here on our website, but if you have any additional questions, you are welcome to contact us.

Thank you for visiting!
Don Rickard
Platypus-in-Chief