Author Archives: Jenny Toomer

About Jenny Toomer

Director of Sales & Marketing

Platypus Wine Cruise November 9-16, 2017

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Private Tours Brochure

Looking for a private tour? We offer customized tours for 1 guest up to 80 guests. We’ll work with you on wineries, food and all other creative wine country offerings. Please call us at 707-207-4236 for more information.  Please view … Continue reading

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The Ins and Outs of Wine Glasses

Have you ever noticed during your wine travels that different wine glasses are used for different types of wines? Have you ever asked yourself why this is done? There are many reasons why and I’m going to explain them to … Continue reading

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Bud Break 2014

Yes, the 2014 growing season has begun and the beginning of the season starts with bud break. It can be seen all over Napa and Sonoma right now. What is bud break? Well, the yearly annual growth cycle of the … Continue reading

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Vote for Platypus in the 2014 Bay Area A-List!

We’re delighted to announce we’ve been nominated again this year for CityVoter’s Bay Area A-List! According to their website, this contest features more than 7,000 local business competing to be named the best in their respective categories. The winner is … Continue reading

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From Napa Valley Register: “Tour company grows from dream to reality”

We recently got a nice write-up from local paper Napa Valley Register on the origins of our company in honor of our 10th anniversary. Check out the article here: Tour company grows from dream to reality. Text of the article below. … Continue reading

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A Platypus Tour Guide Shares Hidden Treasures of the Napa Valley

This Week: Whetstone Wine Cellars A hidden historical winery estate sits in the northeast corner of the city of Napa, just a few blocks south of the Silverado Country Club. Whetstone Wine Cellars occupies a beautiful structure built in 1885, … Continue reading

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