Platypus Wine Tours

PICNIC LUNCH DETAILS

WHO DOESN’T LOVE A PICNIC LUNCH IN WINE COUNTRY?

We’ll serve your lunch to you on the grounds of one of the wineries. While you are inside, tasting wine, we’ll set up the lunch in the picnic area of the winery. When you come out, lunch will be ready and you may sit down to eat.

This is a light & charming picnic buffet lunch. It consists of turkey deli sandwiches on a ciabatta roll,

We also serve home made fresh quinoa grain salad, sliced fruits (some combination of apples, pears, Asian pears, pineapple, strawberry, blueberry and/or watermelon), and a rolled-oat dessert cake.

Sandwich condiments are served on the side: sliced cheeses, fresh-sliced tomatoes, fresh lettuce, mustard and mayo.

No problem to accommodate vegetarians. We’ll serve a hummus sandwich. The rest of the lunch is already vegetarian. Please let us know in advance.

We are rather good at accommodating a variety of dietary needs, particularly dairy and gluten restrictions. Again, please give us a heads-up prior to your tour.

We’ll serve chilled, bottled water on the vehicle and also with the picnic lunch.

If you would like wine with lunch, you may purchase a bottle of wine at the lunch winery, they will open it for you and provide you with glasses.

Winery Name
Winery Description

Truly a family dedication beginning with clearing the forest from their mountain estate to plant the vineyards, to making the wine and visiting guests to their home estate. The Schweigers define the word hospitality.

Winery Region
Winery Phone Number
707-963-4882
Winery Address
4015 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena, CA 94574
Winery Name
Winery Description

In 1979 Bill and Mary Seavey bought their estate vineyards where the steep rocky hillsides produce small, thick-skinned berries with outstanding tannins that they handle with the utmost care. The result is their small production of soulful wines that express the hillside vineyards and their unique sense of place.

Winery Region
Winery Phone Number
707-963-8339
Winery Address
1310 Conn Valley Rd, St. Helena, CA 94574
Winery Website Address
Winery Name
Winery Description

Acknowledged as one of the first women to run a major Napa Valley wine growing estate, Mary Novak was instrumental in establishing Spottswood as one of the great family-owned wineries and first growth-caliber properties. Her daughters and grandaughters continue her legacy of elegance and strength.

Winery Region
Winery Phone Number
707-963-0134
Winery Address
1902 Madrona Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574
Winery Website Address
Winery Name
Winery Description

Originally brought together as three properties, now 845 acres the property produces consistent, powerful and distinguish red wines..

Winery Region
Winery Phone Number
707-967-4188
Winery Address
2805 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena, CA 94574
Winery Name
Winery Description

Great wines for great causes" is the motto for the business and personal goals of the Staglin family. They have been deeply involved in the National Institute for Mental Health and have donated millions for research and treatment. They donate 100% of the proceeds from their second label, Salus, to research.

Winery Region
Winery Phone Number
707-963-3994
Winery Address
1570 Bella Oaks Ln, Rutherford, CA 94573
Winery Website Address
Winery Name
Winery Description

The first vines were planted in 1948 with the white Burgundies that Fred and Eleanor McCrea enjoyed. Now under the tutelage of the third generation, the family is committed to making wines of impeccable quality and longevity.

Winery Region
Winery Phone Number
707-963-2636
Winery Address
3331 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena, CA 94574
Winery Website Address

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