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Platypus Wine Tours

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$110 Wine Tour. Join us on a Platypus small-group wine tour of the Napa Valley, the Sonoma Valley or the Russian River / Healdsburg wine country! You’ll visit four charming, backroads wineries, be served a picnic lunch in a winery setting and learn...more
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101 S Coombs St, Napa, CA 94559-4500
+1 707-253-2723
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All reviews great tour quinoa salad wine tour cheese and crackers picnic lunch highly recommend this tour great lunch napa valley tour bus off the beaten path a lot of fun new friends small group private tour laid back army mike
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the best time on this tour. Our guide Tim was so friendly and knowledgeable. The tour felt very relaxed and yet perfectly organized. The picnic lunch was fantastic as well. We made a bunch of new friends and I cannot wait to go back....More

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Reviewed yesterday

Dan picked us up and took us to 4 great vineyards. He was very knowledgeable about each place we went and as we picked up folks from other stops. We had a great group of folks and will be recommending this tour company to our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent two days with Army Moreno, driving from Sonoma to many wineries. He did a wonderful job of finding great, different wineries for us to visit. He was friendly, professional, and knowledgeable!! Really great experience!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lauren N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I took the Napa day tour with lunch and Danny was our guide. He did a great job! We were fortunate to be grouped with 9 other fun wine lovers, none of whom we met before our tour. Danny was helpful in...More

2  Thank colleenb92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent opportunity to see and experience what makes California wines so special. Great value for the money and our driver Chris was super!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank TKTravellers
Reviewed 1 week ago

The key to any tour is the guide. And Sam, our guide for Platypus, was top notch. He was informed and informative as well as entertaining. He selected wineries that ranged from the elegant (Rutherford Ranch) to the small specialty (David Fulton). Great time and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jcb37310
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our concierge recommended Platypus over the many other wine tour services available. She said that the customer feedback she receives from their customers was the best. I certainly understand why. Platypus avoids the large production wineries and explores the smaller, more interesting establishments. We had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PJ S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't have enough great things to say about the experience my boyfriend and I had on our Platypus tour this past December in Napa! Every single detail of the tour was perfect; from the amazing boutique wineries that we visited where we did our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 930monicac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a great experience with Platypus Wine Tours in Sonoma. We had such a lovely time and made even better memories. Our amazing guide was Bob and he was so knowledgable, friendly and really new the area. 100% would book again! Thank you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zfandjm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the Platypus wine tour in the Napa Valley with my friend, Karen. We are both in our thirties and were after a fun & relaxed wine tour - and Platypus delivered on that. The email information sent before the tour was very helpful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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April 19, 2018|
Response from Tom D | Reviewed this property |
I recommend calling Platypus Tours directly (707 253-2723) to determine if they handle transportation to and from San Francisco.
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Don R | Property representative |
Thanks so much for considering us! Our tour pick-up time varies according to where you are staying, but we collect most of our guests between 10 and 10:30am. Drop-off varies between 4:30 and 5:30pm.
September 13, 2017|
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Response from BeeinPA | Reviewed this property |
We always just rented a car and drove from San Fran. Sorry I can't be more helpful.
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Laura S
Charleston, South Carolina
Napa Group Tours (1 Replies)
Our hotel concierge has recommended either doing a private tour or group/join in tour with Platypus Wine Tours since this is our first time to the area. We read the Trip Advisor reviews and they all seem great, and they're ranked very highly. . Does anyone have past experience with them on here? Would you recommend? Is there another group tour you would recommend? Any thoughts on group vs private winery tours? We are first timers visiting Napa and got overwhelmed by the long list of...More
January 21, 2017|
Response fromJudym002|
Green Hills Wine Tours, Max Napa Tours & Beau Wine Tours are all good options as well. Check out their reviews.
JoAnna F
Plano, Texas, United States
Platypus group & private tour (6 Replies)
We have a group of 4 heading to Napa next month for wine tasting. We are thinking of doing a group tour with Platypus Wine Tours on Friday and then hiring a driver through them for a private tour on Saturday. I thought it would be a good way to get the best of both. Anyone have any input/recommendations? Thanks!
March 10, 2015|
Response frombelomiser|
Why two different ones ? Why not just the private tour ? Platypus is well regarded so is this to save money ? Does it ? You can do two different areas or regions with the driver if you need to do 2 days
Rachel S
Winery Suggestions (2 Replies)
My husband and I are visiting Napa for two days (Tuesday and Wednesday) in May and will be staying at the Andaz. We have booked an all day tour with Platypus Wine Tours on Wednesday. We will be driving in from San Francisco on Tuesday and want to visit 2 - 3 wineries on our own. We enjoy all types of wines; however, Chardonnay is our favorite white and Pinot Noir is our favorite red. Based on what I’ve read about Platypus Wine Tours they seem to visit smaller wineries so I was thinking we...More
April 18, 2013|
Response fromSegwayNapa|
Carneros is your place- lots of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Cuvaison, Etude, Sainsbury, Nicholson Ranch. Highly recommend going over the Golden Gate Bridge on your way to Napa. That's the free direction :)