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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
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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 first stop army
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our Platypus Wine Tour we went on in November was the best ever (thanks Gary!!). It was educational, personal and more fun than I’ve ever had on any other tour. It’s very affordable and the wineries we visited were the best. If you’re thinking of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful tour with Kelly(KT). She was very personable and knowledgeable. We are already planning our next tour with Platypus!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second tour we’ve taken with Platypus (we did the Sonoma County one in November 2017...and this year we covered Napa Valley). It is super easy to schedule visits to the big/high profile wineries yourself....what stands out in our experience with Platypus is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Zylanthic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Platypus was recommended to us by the inn where we were staying, and we were happy we followed their advice. We had a great day. What did we like? First the choices of wineries. Four very different ones, ranging from more upmarket, to more family...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jan-Tiny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated my Sisters 60th birthday on a perfect day in beautiful Napa. We were part of a join in tour with our awesome tour guide Chris Largent There were 12 of us from all over, from Florida to London England.! Chris made us feel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Stay23768093712
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 70th birthday party was highlighted by a wonderful wine tour through Napa Valley hosted by Sam Honey. He introduced us to four boutique wineries in Napa that we wouldn't have found on our own. The best thing was Sam's extensive knowledge of Napa Valley;...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a couple from Costa Rica, so the prices are pretty high for our standards. However, this tour was so fun and so professional, that we do not regret any penny spent. We booked on the very last minute and the owner even picked...More

1  Thank paulavalverde12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to four different wineries. There was a chocolate pairing at one of them that was excellent, and all tasting fees were 15$ each (+5$ for chocolate well worth it). They gave us unlimited water. Cheese and crackers on the bus, and a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Don R, Owner at Platypus Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your suggestion. You're right in that these tours have an entirely different feel early in the day (folks are a little shy, very polite, very interested in hearing stories and learning about the area and about wine) and later in the day (everyone...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First winery was great , second was a building with plywood sides... and thus it went. After the final winery our driver turned the bus over to a few of the “guests” who at one point were dancing in in the aisles. Hardly what I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris M
Don R, Owner at Platypus Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We’re very sorry to have disappointed you so. It is possible that our tour was just not a good match for your preferences, but we do manage to please such guests anyway, at least in most cases. I admit that some of the wineries our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This past week, I had a group of 14 out to the Sonoma/Napa area to celebrate two milestone family birthdays. After some research and the overall incredible reviews of Platypus, I decided to contact them for myself for our trip. To begin, the sales team...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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19 April 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.
伯軒 李
2 April 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.
14 September 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.