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How To Visit Napa Valley Without A Car

Forbes, August 13, 2017 Driving around Napa Valley’s wine country sounds blissful–until you’re stuck in a cluster of grape trucks and Teslas on Highway 29 or Silverado Trail. On top of it, you need a designated driver if you’re planning on sipping and savoring. With a promising 2017 harvest underway after abundant winter rains and summer sun, it’s an excellent time to plan a weekend wine getaway. Here’s how to get the most from Napa with the least time behind the wheel.Take a Ferry

Waking Up Wine Country: Spring in Napa Valley

MORE THAN OREGANO, April 4, 2017 “It’s a good day when you wake up thinking, ‘All I need to do today is relax and enjoy the wineries.’ It’s an even better day if you’re in Napa Valley and smart enough to book a tour through a vivaciously fun company like Platypus Tours.”

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…”

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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. 

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.