7 Reasons to Visit Wine Country in the Winter

Posted on January 16, 2019

Napa Valley and Sonoma are some of the most beautiful regions in the world and visiting them shouldn’t be reserved for summer and harvest. In fact, one of the most unique times to visit is winter. The cozy atmosphere, serene environment, and distinctive events make this a prime time to More..


A Very Merry Holiday in Wine Country

Posted on December 19, 2018

The holidays are a special time in wine country. Locals and visitors alike enjoy all the fun activities in town that stir up that seasonal spirit we love. With the mild climate and sigh of relief after harvest, the community comes together to celebrate. We enjoyed a full year of More..


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..