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Platypus Wine Tours

101 S Coombs St, Napa, CA 94559
+1 707-253-2723
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Ranked #7 of 203 Activities in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: $110 Per person: Join other fun-loving wine tasters aboard our small-group shuttle for a guided tour of smaller, historic & backroads wineries. Picnic... more » Owner description: $110 Per person: Join other fun-loving wine tasters aboard our small-group shuttle for a guided tour of smaller, historic & backroads wineries. Picnic lunch, served at a winery is included. We feature some of the most beautiful wineries and some of the tastiest wines in the area. We'll discuss local history and culture, as well as wine making info. Choose Napa Valley or Sonoma. Make the most of your short time in the wine country! This is a social, light-hearted activity. Did we mention, fun? « less
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

This is the best tour I have ever been on. Greta was amazing. The wineries she picked were fantastic, and her knowledge of the area made the tour so much fun. I would highly recommend Platypus. You can't go wrong with this tour complany.

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Although the Platypus Wine Tour bus is not as glamorous as other tours I have taken with other companies, do not let the initial impression fool you. THIS TOUR IS AWESOME! I learned SO much from our driver. He really took the time to not only take us to fantastic, out of the way, small, intimate vineyards, but his relationship... More

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Westlake Village, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We loved this tour, the boutique wineries, and the people were so much fun! The wines at 3 of the 4 wineries were outstanding! The one big negativity was the LUNCH.I have been on Many tours where the lunch is gourmet for foodies. Really, minimal sandwiches, one little dessert per person, really ! People who like wine love a catered... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Our family had the best day touring Sonoma Wine Country with Jamie from Platypus tours. It was one of the most amazing tours we have ever been on. From the time Jamie picked us up to the drop off in the afternoon, everything was perfect. She chose 4 of the best wineries for us to visit, all of which I... More

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Simi Valley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We made a great choice in taking a Wine Tour in Napa with Platypus Wine Tours. Robert was a terrific driver/guide; sharing lots of information regarding Napa, and Wineries. The tour included 1 large winery and 3 unique/historical wineries; Tours of wineries were included, with lots of historical information, as well as a wonderful outdoor picnic lunch prepared by Robert.... More

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Monroe, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Our driver/guide Chris was great. Very informative and he picked some great boutique vineyards. Great wines all around. Lunch was just what the Dr ordered and he played some Great tunes. I would highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We (my two friends and I) had the pleasure of touring the Sonoma Valley with Steve from Platypus. The entire day was perfect: He picked us up from the place where we were staying, chose 4 great wineries (three of which we probably never would have known about or tried without Steve), and made sure that every bit of our... More

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had a great weekend in Napa Valley. One of our more memorable trips! The highlight of our trip was our Platypus tour. Platypus's claim that our guide would chose wineries off the beaten path based on his knowledge of area vineyards was the reason we booked with them. Platypus lived up to their promise. Our guide... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Great way to do wine tour of Napa Valley. Enjoyed the tour. The instruction at each of the wineries and the tastings were incredibly educational and delicious. I enjoyed the attentiveness given to us at each winery and the small intimate feel of the group at each winery. They did not hold back on the tasting. The snacks (cheese and... More

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Arlington, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I'm always amazed at the extent to which tour companies depend on their guides to make or break the reputation of the entire company. Harvey, our tour guide, did an AMAZING job! We visited 4 wineries and all of them had their unique strengths. (I'll review each winery separately in their own review.) We went to Grgich, Bennett Lane, Dutch... More

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