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Wine Tasting in the Party Bus

TravelPod, February 9, 2017. “On our second day in Sonoma, we appreciated the finer, or finest, thing in life, wine. We went on a wine tour with Platypus tours and had a great day. Their humble mini van had been lavishly pimped out complete with leather seating and tunes, we nicknamed it the party bus. Our driver and guide, Tim, was well educated in viticulture and also in the local area and graciously drove us to 4 wineries.”

Sonoma Man’s Dream Job is Wine Tour Guide

The Press Democrat, July 8, 2016. “Andy Hyman taught high school history, ran political campaigns and worked in retail sales. But he found his dream job three years ago when, at 63, he got hired as a tour bus driver for Platypus Tours…”

Vacation Idea – Dream Vacation Magazine

18 Best Things To Do in Santa Rosa “Wine lovers will delight in the lighthearted and relaxed approach learning about wine on one of the Platypus Wine Tours’ fun-filled adventures.”

Playtpus Wine Tours Makes Its Mark on TripAdvisor’s Top 10 US Tours List

PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, September 26, 2015 “It feels fantastic to be recognized in this way!” stated Jenny Toomer, the Director of Sales and Marketing at Platypus Wine Tours. “We are honored to share a place on this list with so many other deserving tour companies.

TripAdvisor Shines a Spotlight on the Top 10 Tours in the U.S.

PRESS RELEASE, TripAdvisor, Tuesday, September 15, 2015 “The great thing about Platypus is that the drivers/hosts know the wineries that are the hidden gems and they are extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of Napa Valley and the wines. ” VIEW GLOBAL NEWSWIRE PRESS RELEASE

Platypus Wine Tours Opens New Office In Sonoma

PRESS RELEASE, May 2014 “We are always thinking about what we can do to improve our guests’ experience with us,” explained Don Rickard, Owner of Platypus Wine Tours. “In order to provide even better service, we found it important to place an anchor in a place that solely focuses on the Sonoma side of our business

Sonoma Stay + Wine Tour + Relax Time

By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Bay Area, Friday October 18, 2013 “Platypus Wine Tours and the Sonoma Creek Inn pair up on an out-and-about stay over.