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Tedeschi Family Winery

Posted on November 19, 2014

We love Tedeschi Family Winery because they make hand-crafted, premium old world style delicious wines the old-fashioned way, in small batches (about 1200 cases annually) with no shortcuts and offered with family style hospitality. Tedeschi believes that wine is ultimately defined by the vineyard, and they make their wines to showcase More..

Platypus Wine Tour Guide Spotlight – Greta Yerian

Posted on July 12, 2013

We continue our “Driver Spotlight” Q&A series where we introduce you to some of our top-notch Napa and Sonoma wine tour guides, provide some insights as to why they love working for Platypus and what makes their tours so special. Today we would like you to meet Greta Yerian, who More..

Platypus Wine Tour Guide Spotlight – Steve Hunter

Posted on January 13, 2013

We’re beginning a new “Driver Spotlight” Q&A series on our Platypus Wine Tours blog where we introduce you to some of our top-notch wine tour guides, provide some insights as to why they love working for Platypus and what makes their tours so special. Today we would like you to More..

Wine Sensory Experience Class ~ Platypus Friends Discount!

Posted on March 31, 2012

I am challenged when it comes to telling you exactly what I’m smelling in my glass of wine. I have the habit of nodding my head in agreement when someone says that they’re picking up notes of Cassis or green pepper…..however in my head I’m thinking “I have no idea what More..

THOR the Winery God at Canard Vineyards

Posted on March 27, 2012

Thor lives at Canard Vineyards http://www.canardvineyard.com/ along with some chickens a few cats and the owners Rich & Carolyn Czapleski. This winery sits on a historical piece of property in Calistoga. If you plan to visit Thor please call ahead and book an appointment as you’ll actually be tasting in the back-yard of More..