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Platypus Wine Tours

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Join other fun-loving wine tasters aboard a small-group shuttle for a guided tour of smaller, historic & backroads wineries. Picnic lunch, served at a winery is included. Winery tasting fees are extra. We feature some of the most beautiful wineries...more
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101 S Coombs St, Sonoma, CA 94559-4500
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+1 707-253-2723
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were collected from our hotel in the centre of Sonoma by Sherman and escorted across the square to the small bus. Sherman is great. He is friendly and chatty and very knowledgeable about all manner of things but especially the wine lands. The bus...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our driver/tour guide was James C. He had lots of information to share and made the trip fun. There were 2 other couples so only 6of us on the tour. The 4 wineries were each different: Liddell,Luxton, chateau st Jean, and paradise ridge. The tour...More

Thank syracuselax
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have done a couple of Platypus tours. Affordable. Staff is always helpful, fun and adaptable. Always pick a good variety of places. They will customize if you wish. Nice treats a plus. We will always book at least one day in Napa with Platypus.

Thank cheesenoc72
Reviewed 3 days ago

We wanted to do a tour of a variety of wineries and we received some advice and recommendations from friends who had been to the area. We did a little online research of our own, and that's how we found Platypus! It was an excellent...More

Thank kgerken1
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great way to tour Sonamo Valley & visit vineyards that you will never probably get to again. Luxton was our favorite, it was a treat to walk out into the vineyard and sample the grapes directly from the vines. Bob, was our guide for...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had such a great experience with Platypus. Patty was a fabulous driver/tour guide, very friendly and knowledgeable. She thought of everything! We were extremely comfortable, well fed and hydrated all day long. We spent the perfect amount of time at each winery, learned a...More

Thank Noah F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second wine tour with Platypus, and after the first experience in Napa, I am so glad that I had booked a second tour, this time in Sonoma. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and picked some fantastic wineries to visit in Sonoma....More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my husband and my first trip to Sonoma. Our Platypus Tour was a great experience. Our guide Kelly was wonderful! She was very personable and had a lot of local knowledge to offer. The bus was super comfortable and it was so nice...More

Thank Dorothy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time using Platypus and we are never disappointed! They have incredible customer service and will do whatever they can to accomodate and make your trip as enjoyable as possible. Our driver Melissa went above and beyond with one of our guests...More

Thank CaraRumage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband surprised me with a last minute flight to California and a trip to wine country. He purchased the wine Train tour which included this platypus bus from train to vineyard. It was great, although they never kept the bus running so each short...More

Thank Lesley S
Don R, Owner at Platypus Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback, and sorry our bus was too warm. Regretfully, we are prevented by law from leaving our vehicles idling for more than five minutes. This is an emissions regulation, and it applies to all commercial vehicles in California. Our drivers are trained...More

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kypatio
August 5, 2017|
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Response from Gail W | Reviewed this property |
About 5-6 hours. It seems like a long time but we spent about an hour at each vineyard which was the perfect amount of time. It will also depend on how many people are in your group.
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Sandra W
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Sandra S B | Reviewed this property |
They will pick you up. Our tour, Platypus picked up people from two different homes. I'd contact them to verify. I was very pleased with this tour.
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S9751WEchrisc
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Maria J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry - just saw this. The lunch was good! They can accommodate food allergies or requests and it's very cute and fresh.
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