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Platypus Wine Tours

101 S Coombs St, Napa, CA 94559
+1 707-253-2723
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Ranked #5 of 202 Activities in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

We went to San Francisco and Napa for a long Labor Day weekend. This was the best thing we did on our whole trip. Our guide, Mike, was fabulous and so were the four wineries he brought us to. They each had their own charm that made it impossible to even choose a favorite amongst the wineries we visited. I... More

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Lebanon, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Our wine tour with Platypus was perfect.. Scott was an awesome tour guide. He made the tour informative, fun and made us feel like the day was planned just for us! Highly recommend Platypus and Scott. :)

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newport, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We had to meet the tour in St. Helena, a 10 minute drive from Calistoga but it was well worth the drive. Chris the driver and well versed guide explained so much science and history throughout the day. A wonderful lunch was provided and we had an excellent time.

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Glasgow, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Laid back approach to wine tour. Wineries were all different in terms of size, types of wine, approach to tastings. Good atmosphere with like minded fun people. Great facilities - bus in excellent condition. Lunch provided able to accommodate vegetarian request. Lunch perhaps not very imaginative but I am really trying to pick holes! Karl was our tour guide and... More

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Noblesville, In
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I just don’t know how the tour could have been better. The tour with Greg exceeded my wife Jane and my expectations. Professional, courteous, and fun. A great first time wine tasting experience for us. In the following days of our stay in the area, we recommended Platypus Tours to several people we met. Now we are in San Francisco... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We weren't sure if we needed a private tour/driver but it was so worth it. We were pleasantly surprised with the places Lauren chose for us. She provided delicious snacks and she prepared an amazing lunch for us. It was so sweet because she laid it all out and even made a little separate bag to keep the bees away... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I organized our group of 7 for a bachelorette wine tasting tour and I cannot say enough about SUPER DAVE our host. He definitely is named SUPER DAVE for a reason. From asking our preferences on wineries during the planning phase, being extremely prompt and on-time to pick us up (despite that our house was miles up a mountain top... More

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Palm City, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed the Platypus Wine Tour immensely. We were picked up at our hotel at 10:00 AM and the tour lasted until approximately 6:00 PM. There were eleven people in the van. At first I thought this might be too many, but we were seated comfortably and enjoyed each other's company so much that, at the end of the tour,... More

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Dix Hills, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We took the tour though Napa valley, the day after the earthquake hit! First we cancelled on Sunday, then after letting our minds settle, we rebooked it. Napa was hit, but they seemed to take it in stride. Mike was our tour guide and he was fantastic! he took us to four vineyards/wineries after sitting and discussing the tour with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We have taken a Platypus Tour (group and private) each of the past two years. We have found them to be well organized and an enjoyable way to spend the day. The tours tend to concentrate on the smaller wineries featuring wines you will not usually find outside of the bay area. Our guides have been pleasant, engaging, personable and... More

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