Monthly Archives: July 2013


Currently in the Wine Valley, Veraison is taking place!  This is in fact the most beautiful part of the annual seasons.  According to Wikipedia via the internet, the definition for Veraison is as follows-   “change of color of the grape … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Newlyweds!

Mr & Mrs Belt      Recently Sheena and John Belt toured with us and brought their family and friends along with them.  Using the Blended Bliss Package for their pre-”big day” mood setter, they were able to give their … Continue reading

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Social Media Update!!!!

     Hello to all of our followers! We are excited to announce that Platypus Tours has now reached 1,975 “likes” on Facebook, 101 followers on Pintrest and 893 following us on Twitter!!!      We love sharing stories, responding to messages / comments, and … Continue reading

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Platypus Wine Tour Guide Spotlight – Greta Yerian

We continue our “Driver Spotlight” Q&A series where we introduce you to some of our top-notch Napa and Sonoma wine tour guides, provide some insights as to why they love working for Platypus and what makes their tours so special. … Continue reading

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Season Update!!!

  2013 Mid-Summer for the Wine Valley is certainly warming up with temperatures sailing through the rooftops!  This however doesn’t stop the process of making wine.  Currently we sit in what’s known as the “transitional time” period.  Farmers are currently … Continue reading

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Bring Me Home! ~Pet Adoptions in Napa Valley~

Success stories happen every single day for these homeless animals however its still not always enough.  Platypus Tours has joined forces in the effort with the Napa Valley Animal Shelter by creating an app on Facebook called Bring-Me-Home! (Please check … Continue reading

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4th of July Plans???

Independence Day is close!  Red, White, and Blue pairs very well with the, Red White & Blue’s event taking place on July 5th here in Napa. What better way to “wine-down” for a day after an evening of fireworks?!  The … Continue reading

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