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The Ins and Outs of Wine Glasses

Posted on May 22, 2014

Have you ever noticed during your wine travels that different wine glasses are used for different types of wines? Have you ever asked yourself why this is done? There are many reasons why and I’m going to explain them to you now. There are many types of wine glasses and More..

New Video Posted – Meet Wine Tour Guide Toni

Posted on August 09, 2012

Toni! Toni! Toni! Have you met Toni yet? Well you can in our next “Inside Platypus Tours” video “Top Wine Tour Guides – Toni from Platypus Wine Tours” posted on our YouTube Channel. Learn all about wine and wine tasting from another of our top wine tour guides, originally from More..

The Meritage Resort and Spa is better than ever!

Posted on May 22, 2012

Cheers to our friends at the The Meritage Resort and Spa on their completed expansion! The $40 million expansion of the Napa Valley luxury hotel and resort, set against rolling hills with its own private vineyards, luxury spa, seasonal farm-to-table cuisine, underground tasting room, and the most comprehensive event and 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..

Spring Has Sprung in Wine Country

Posted on March 25, 2012

Ah Spring! It is time for our annual look ahead to the coming season and what we might do to ensure the best possible tour experiences for our guests this year. Which brings up some brisk discussions about the wineries we visited last year and what new wineries we’d like More..