Hop aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train for an experience like no other. Not only will you feel as if you have stepped back in time the moment you set foot on one of the exquisitely restored vintage rail cars, you will feel as if you’ve embarked on a fine dining adventure, complete with private label wines. All this, as you ride through the beautiful Napa Valley countryside. Whether you choose one of their dining or winery tours, your trip aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train will be one to remember.
Here are five of the winery tours you can experience via the Napa Valley Wine Train:
The Castle Winery Tour – You’ll feel as if you’ve traveled to Italy on this tour to Castello di Amorosa, an authentically-styled Tuscan castle. Enjoy lunch on the train, an exclusive winery tour and sample Castello Amorosa’s Italian-style wines.
Valley First Winery Tour – First, travel by motorcoach along the Silverado Trail to visit Raymond Vineyards for a guided tour and tasting. Then board the Napa Valley Wine Train and savor a multi-course gourmet lunch as you return to Napa.
Grgich Hills Winery Tour – Dine on a delicious lunch aboard the train before arriving at Grgich Hills Estate for an exclusive winery tour and tasting of their organic wines made only from grapes grown on the property.
Ambassador Winery Tour – Embark on a scenic journey to explore Charles Krug Winery and Raymond Vineyards. Your journey includes a gourmet lunch, as well as an extensive ride on the train where you’ll take in views of the east and west sides of the valley, as well as the Silverado Trail.
Evening Winery Tour – This after-hours journey allows you to experience Grgich Hills Estate in a small-group setting before boarding the Wine Train for an expertly prepared gourmet dinner.
Aboard the Gourmet Express, you will experience a 1917 dining car and a 1915 lounge car, both painstakingly restored to pristine condition. The Silverado Car maintains a more rustic feel adding to the relaxed dining environment and care-free ride through the picturesque Napa Valley.
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