The Napa Valley Wine Train has carried more than 2.5 million passengers since it began operating in 1989. The train runs from the historic town of Napa to St. Helena and back. It is a lovely 36 mile round-trip, and passengers relax in either vintage Pullman or Vista Dome rail cars that have been lavishly restored. Passengers wend their way through Napa, Yountville, Oakville, Rutherford and St. Helena, while viewing many of Napa Valley’s famous wineries through the large picture windows.
The Wine Train is a culinary experience that transports you back in time… back to a time when trains were the sophisticated and elegant way to travel. To a time when guests could explore the train as the land slipped by, relaxing comfortably in the opulent décor while they waited for dinner to be served. The dining cars were the heart of train life.
Choose from several packages:
The Legacy Tour:
This 6-hour tour includes a 3-hour rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 10:15 a.m. Starting with a welcome taste of sparkling wine, a 4-course wine country inspired meal; a 1-hour vineyard tasting and photo opportunity at the Napa Valley Sign; two 1-hour tastings at historic Charles Krug and V. Sattui wineries.
The Vista Dome Tour:
Choose either a 3-hour Lunch Journey, departing at 11:30 a.m. under the magnificent Napa Valley sun, or the 2-hour Dinner Journey, departing at 6:20 p.m. Each offers a multiple course gourmet meal at sunset, with a welcome glass of sparkling wine.
Embrace a slower pace and dine in sophisticated comfort, in stylishly refurbished antique Pullman rail cars. A 3-hour Lunch Journey departing at 11:30 a.m. or a 2-hour Dinner Journey departing at 6:20 p.m. Each offers a multiple course gourmet meal.
Grgich Hills Estate Tasting:
After a gourmet lunch aboard our elegant Wine Train, indulge in a seated 1-hour tasting at charming, quaint, Grgich Hills Estate, home of one of the greatest winemakers in the world. Departs at 11:30 a.m.
Experience their newest Napa Valley adventure – Afternoon Tea service. Enjoy a 3-hour journey filled with all the delights of a traditional tea service but with our own wine country twist. Savor fine sips, delectable bites and glorious vineyard views on this elegant experience.
Dressed To the Nines on the Lines:
Step out in style and delight in an elegant outing on the Wine Train. Join them in your finest attire for a decadent journey filled with exquisite teas and delectable bites in our best dressed experience. Enjoy an afternoon of luxury as you travel through the majestic Napa Valley surrounded by dazzling views and gourmet cuisine. A 3-hour journey.
Mystery. Mayhem. Murder. With jealous, jilted lovers, deadly secrets, and plenty of intrigue, their vintage train sets the stage for a devious game of cat and mouse as you search for a killer—or hide your insidious identity from your fellow dinner guests. Of course, you’ll still enjoy three gourmet courses of fine California cuisine on your journey. You’ll just solve a murder on the side. We hear it pairs nicely with a smooth pinot noir.
The Wine Train also offers customized Romantic Options for your very special occasion. Check out their Hotel Partners, where you can get some package deals that include Wine Train journeys.
Napa Valley Wine Train
1275 Mckinstry St, Napa
707.253.2111 • www.winetrain.com