Category Archives: Recent News

Platypus Wine Tours No. 3 on TripAdvisor’s Top 10 Tours in the U.S.

Platypus Wine Tours is thrilled to be ranked No. 3 among the “Top 10 Tours in the U.S.” recently by TripAdvisor and its users. The list is based on the quality and quantity of reviews among travelers around the country … Continue reading

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Napa Valley Earthquake Update

As you have no doubt heard that this past Sunday, in the wee hours of the morning, Napa and the whole wine country underwent the rough & tumble experience of a 6.0 magnitude earthquake. While we wouldn’t necessarily recommend it … Continue reading

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Check out Don Rickard and Jenny Toomer on GuideAdvisor

Our very own Jenny Toomer and Platypus-In-Chief himself, Don Rickard, are featured guides on GuideAdvisor. GuideAdvisor strives to provide the most comprehensive listing of guides on the planet, reaching a global audience of travellers looking for guided experiences. They believe … Continue reading

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James Marsden is so dreamy!

Kathy our Mama Platypus got to see James Marsden up close and personal at the Napa Valley Film Festival awards ceremony last week, and she’s still swooning. Here we see Mike Grgich presenting James Marsden a 3L of Grgich Hills … Continue reading

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Platypus Wine Tours and the Napa County Animal Shelter Team Up to DRIVE Pet Adoptions

The “BRING ME HOME” campaign hopes to place homeless animals into loving homes. NAPA VALLEY, Calif. – Starting today, Platypus Wine Tours and the Napa County Animal Shelter announce a new mobile campaign aimed at promoting pet adoptions in Napa … Continue reading

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The Meritage Resort and Spa is better than ever!

Cheers to our friends at the The Meritage Resort and Spa on their completed expansion! The $40 million expansion of the Napa Valley luxury hotel and resort, set against rolling hills with its own private vineyards, luxury spa, seasonal farm-to-table … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new blog!

Greetings from Platypus Wine Tours and welcome to our lovely new blog. Here you’ll find all kinds of information about our wine tours to the most beautiful wineries in America’s premier wine regions of Napa Valley, St. Helena and Calistoga, … Continue reading

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