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Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Sonoma Valley provided by Platypus Wine Tours

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Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Sonoma Valley

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 20-08-04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Sonoma Valley
We are showing awesome (and COVID-safe) wine tours! Tours are kept to 6 guests, physically distanced. Masks are worn onboard and while entering wineries, but not during tastings. Individual boxed lunch provided. Vehicles are frequently sanitized. Hand sanitizer on board. Safe, but still really fun.
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Updated 20-08-04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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Departure Point
Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476, USA
Duration
6h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 3 winery visits
  • Driver Tour Guide
  • Transport by small shuttle
  • Picnic lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
Exclusions
  • Wine tasting fees ($15-$20 at each winery) per person
  • Gratuity for the guide (Suggested 15-20%) per person; Parties of 5 or more traveling together are considered a large party and will have a 15% gratuity charged for the tour guide at the end of the tour.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Please call local operator after booking to provide a mobile phone number and an email address
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jennifer O wrote a review Feb. 2020
Ormond Beach, Florida2 contributions
What an amazing way to spend the day in Sonoma! James our tour guide was delightful, very knowledgeable and picked the perfect wineries for our group! I would highly recommend this tour, a perfect way to experience wine country!
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Tammy R wrote a review Feb. 2020
Greenwood, Indiana14 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked this tour based on reviews and recommendation from our cottage but were not sure what to expect. We had a great group of people and Greg was an awesome driver and guide. Took us to wineries we would have never found on our own. We learned a lot and had so much fun!
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dhubbard26 wrote a review Sep. 2019
Fountain Valley, California45 contributions10 helpful votes
The Platypus small group tour of Sonoma wineries was outstanding. Our tour guide Michael was was extremely knowledgeable about wines having worked in the industry most of his life. We visited five smaller wineries, each with its own unique character and style. All the wines we
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Don R, Owner at Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Sonoma Valley
Responded Oct. 1, 2019
We love having Michael on our team; I'm really glad you were so pleased by his tour! Hopefully you live somewhere condusive to wine shipping. If so, you should be able to phone up any of these small wineries to have more of their wine shipped to you. Not as convenient as bevmo though, I know... I appeciate very much your comments!
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Kim W wrote a review Sep. 2019
Ridgeland, Mississippi7 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time on the Sonoma group wine tour. Bob was an excellent guide. We enjoyed all the wineries & meeting other guests on the tour. It was so nice to sit back relax & enjoy Sonoma.
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Response from Don R, Owner at Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Sonoma Valley
Responded Sep. 5, 2019
It's a fantastic time of year to be in Sonoma, for sure! Bob is really well-acquainted with pretty much all of the wineries in the Sonoma Valley, as well as most of the winery staff and a good many of the owners and winemakers there. Plus, he has an awesome personality, an impressive amount of local knowedge, and great storytelling skills... so he is an ideal person to lead a tour of that region. I'm so glad you enjoyed it so much, Kim; thanks for posting!
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Getaway745339 wrote a review Aug. 2019
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We had such a wonderful time! It was lots of info and we had a GREAT group of people...Maine, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas! Our tour guide Sam was such a complete pleasure the perfect amount of knowledge and humor. Was so worth it!made our stay memorable!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Don R, Owner at Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Sonoma Valley
Responded Aug. 28, 2019
I sure agree that Sam is real gem; his enthusiam is utterly infectious! I'm so glad you got to experience his tour. Plus the other tour guests are pretty much always a treat. It's always amazed me how well these tour groups bond over the course of the day. Thanks so much for posting!
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By: Platypus Wine Tours
michaelb2386
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What a great day!
This review is a little late as we went on a tour with Platypus back In August 2017. We had such a great day. Alici
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nancykM3957CP
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Wine County Tour
Wonderful company to have an organized tour set up . Alicia was our tour guide and very wonderful experience ..
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carter1081
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COVID Wine Tour
We had a great experience. The tour was limited to 6 people, but everyone was nice. Our guide Rob was super nice!
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sammyblueyes33
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Best Tour
The guide was wonderful and knowledgeable. We visited 3 wineries, each very different and learned a lot, going home
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D4061INrebeccap
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Napa 2020
Bob was a fabulous tour guide. Excellent customer service prior to and during our experience. I would highly recomm
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Mike D
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Napa trip for my wife
This tour was probably the highlight of our trip. Visited Napa and SF for my wife's birthday. Planned this wine t
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LeslieG311
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COVID19 safe
Thank you for going the extra mile by density reduction on you buses and requiring everyone to wear a mask. You ne
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Hrmeans
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Perfect day trip!
Linda was our tour guide and picked us up promptly for the tasting at the time promised. We had 2 other couples to
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Roberta P
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First Time Wine-Tasting Tour Experience!!!
When my Girls suggested we go to Napa Valley in February, my initial thought was Napa...with all the wine snobs???
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Holiday99
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Good way to visit Napa Vineyards for a day tour
The local tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. The Vineyards were not touristy but the wines were all better
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JeromeO141
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Great Start To Napa Trip
This was the first time we were in Napa. This was a great way to start the trip. It allowed us to learn about the a
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fireovermountain
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Good time
Steve did Hey good job of making sure that we are all taken care of. He appreciated the wineries got us a deal I to
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Corkandkegtoursowner
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Two Tours, Ten Stars!
We just did our 11th and 12th tours with Platypus since 2009 and we were impressed and pleased as on the first tour
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769joannah
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Awesome tour!
This is a great small group tour! They picked us up and dropped off at our hotel, which was awesome. We visited fou
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jerryhub
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Great small group wine tour St. Helena CA
We meet your bus at the visitors center Napa City and went to St. Helena area to visit 4 wineries. Three would have
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