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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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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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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Hilo, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The driver: Mark was awesome. Funny, informative and patient. He made everything enjoyable. The shuttle bus: We had 11 people in a 12 person bus, which might have been a bit tight, but Mark upgraded us to a larger bus, more comfortable shuttle. Top notch service. The wineries: we went to 4 smaller wineries which made it much more interesting... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Outstanding choice of wineries. Toni not only knows everyone, she really knows her stuff. Only recommendation: pace yourself. Four or five wineries pouring five or more wines, plus a glass at lunch, is potentially a lot of wine.

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Deerfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

My husband and I did a full day group tour with Andy Hyman at Platypus Wine Tours this past weekend. What a great way to see the Napa area stress free!! Andy picked the two of us up at our hotel in Yountville at about 10:45am. We boarded onto a very nice shuttle/van that held a group of 14. Andy... More

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Yorba Linda, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Great way to wine taste! Our driver, Toni, was EXTREMELY knowledgeable about the wine industry and Napa. Had lots of fun with the other people in our tour bus, and Platypus provided great lunch and snacks throughout the day.

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