Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and what could be more romantic than a getaway to Napa Valley and Sonoma, California’s renowned wine country? Escape the ordinary and create lasting memories with your special someone with a meticulously planned itinerary by Platypus Tours.

Wine & Romance: A Perfect Pairing

Indulge in the exquisite flavors of Napa and Sonoma with expertly guided wine tastings. Our tours take the hassle out of planning, allowing you to relax and savor the moment as you visit multiple wineries in a single day. Concerned about reservations? Leave it to us! Our experienced staff will ensure a seamless and unforgettable experience.

Beyond the Vine: Unforgettable Experiences

For an extra touch of romance, consider these unique experiences that go beyond the typical wine tour:

  • Soar Above the Valley: Take in breathtaking aerial views of the vineyards with a hot air balloon ride. Combine this adventure with a delicious bottomless mimosa brunch and a Napa winery tour for a truly decadent day. Imagine gently drifting amongst the clouds, the sun warming your face, and sprawling vineyards carpeting the landscape below. As you descend, celebrate your love story with a celebratory toast amidst the rolling hills.
  • Gondola Getaway: Float through the Napa Valley on a gondola ride, soaking in the beauty of the landscape. Afterward, enjoy a delightful wine tasting and cheese plate at Blackbird Vineyards. Imagine gliding silently through crystal-clear waters, surrounded by lush greenery and the gentle murmur of nature. As the sun dips below the horizon, casting a warm glow on the vineyards, savor a selection of exquisite wines and artisan cheeses, creating a truly intimate and unforgettable experience.
  • A Toast on Rails: Embark on a scenic train voyage through the heart of wine country aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train. Their Valentine’s Sweetheart Special promises a romantic and unforgettable journey. Picture yourselves nestled comfortably in a luxurious train car, rolling past charming towns and breathtaking vistas. Savor a gourmet multi-course meal paired with world-class wines, all while enjoying live music and impeccable service. Let the Napa Valley Wine Train whisk you away on a journey of love and indulgence.

A Feast for the Senses

  • Chocolate Symphony: If chocolate is your love language, embark on a delightful 45-minute tasting adventure at the famed Annette’s Chocolates. Their special features include decadent chocolate wine sauces, creating a unique and flavorful experience. Imagine indulging in a variety of exquisite chocolates, each a masterpiece of flavor and texture. The rich, complex notes of the chocolate will be perfectly complemented by the subtle hints of wine in the sauces, creating an explosion of taste bud sensations.
  • Dinner in a Castle: Elevate your Valentine’s Day celebration to an unforgettable evening at Castello di Amorosa. This elegant Italian castle offers a complete experience with a gourmet meal, fine wines, and live entertainment, including dancing and opera. Imagine stepping back in time as you enter the grandeur of Castello di Amorosa. Feast on a delectable multi-course meal prepared with fresh, local ingredients, each course paired with a selection of the castle’s finest wines. As the evening unfolds, lose yourselves in the romantic ambiance of live music and captivating opera performances.
  • Culinary Creations: Bond with your loved one over a fun and interactive cooking class at Notre Dame Winery. Imagine yourselves working side-by-side, creating a delicious meal under the guidance of a skilled chef. Learn new culinary techniques, laugh together, and celebrate your love with a meal that you both created.

Sparkling Spas & More

Napa Valley boasts a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation. Surprise your significant other with a couples spa treatment at one of Calistoga’s renowned hot springs resorts, such as Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort, Solage Calistoga, or Indian Springs Resort. A mud bath or massage will melt away stress, setting the perfect mood for your wine country adventure. Imagine soaking in steaming mineral pools, surrounded by nature’s beauty. Let your worries fade away as you experience the therapeutic benefits of a rejuvenating spa treatment, creating a sense of connection and intimacy before you embark on your wine country adventures.