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Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Sonoma Valley

Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Sonoma Valley
From US$110.00
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Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Sonoma Valley
From US$110.00
Overview
Join us on a full-day, small-group wine tour of the Spectacular Sonoma Valley wine country! You’ll visit four charming, back roads wineries and be served a picnic lunch in an idyllic winery setting. Your tour guide will tell fascinating stories and share many interesting tidbits about local history, culture and wine making. Our specialty is intimate, light hearted and truly memorable experiences. Your guide will set up a tasty picnic lunch for you at a picturesque winery. Once the tour concludes, you will be dropped off from where you were picked up.
What to Expect
Your tour will begin with pickup from your Sonoma area hotel. Depending on where you are staying will define the tour region that you will be visiting. If your accommodations are outside of the winery region, you can arrange to meet us a general meeting spot.
You’ll visit four charming, backroads wineries and be served a picnic lunch in an idyllic winery setting. Your tour guide will tell fascinating stories and share many interesting tidbits about local history, culture and wine making.
 This is not a smarmy or touristy activity. Our specialty is intimate, light-hearted and truly memorable. This tour is sure to entertain with a very approachable and easy-going style. Discover and savor new experiences tasting some of the world’s most celebrated wines. Our typical guest is not necessarily a wine expert but keen to learn a bit about wine and wine-making, and is open to sharing the experience with a few other like-minded wine adventurers.
 
Reviews (6)
1 - 5 of 6 reviews
Reviewed November 9, 2018
Great tour, well worth the price.

My husband and I decided to take the Platypus Sonoma tour so that we could do tasting at wineries outside the city without having to drive. This tour isn't cheap, but it's comparable in price to similar tours and, in my opinion, well worth the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mary D
Reviewed October 8, 2018
Poor value

Very poor value for money, our guide gave no information on the area around us, lunch was just poorly made roll and two tasteless saladsMore

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank janejordan1211
Don R, Owner at Platypus Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

I'm very sorry your tour and lunch were so unimpressive. Our tour guides are trained to provide a lot of information about the history and culture of this region, mostly in the form of stories. Since this doesn't seem to have happened on the tour...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Sonoma Wine Tour

We booked Platypus due to it’s fantastic reviews and recommendations by The Lonely Planet and our accommodation hosts in Napa. Due to its excellent reviews we had high expectations for our tour around Sonoma. Unfortunately, it didn’t meet our expectations. While I was happy with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yorkie_Traveller
Reviewed September 19, 2018
Disappointed! Not as good as reviewed or advertised.

Our tour started late. We were picked up in Sonoma 45 minutes after the designated pick-up time with still one more pick-up to make. We visited three wineries and one strip mall tasting room. Our driver Micheal was very knowledgeable but rushed us from one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JusWannaSleep
Don R, Owner at Platypus Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Thanks for sharing your tour comments. I'm very sorry this tour was less than compelling. I am not sure why your tour guide chose some of those destinations, but I will follow up with him. If you are inclined, please contact me as I would...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Best Way to Visit Wineries

Our tour guide, Andy, made our 5 year anniversary trip about as perfect as it gets. He was able to pick us up at our VRBO, was very friendly, and extremely knowledgeable about wine. He wrote a book about it, so that says a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Todd C
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