An excursion train that transports wine enthusiasts between Napa and St. Helena, Napa Valley Wine Train travels on tracks originally laid in 1864. The line was rejuvenated in 1987 after being abandoned. Diesel engines pull train cars with a wine bar and a gourmet kitchen. After purchasing a ticket for the train, visit the wine bar in the lounge car to sample local varieties. Consider getting off at one of the stops to explore the towns at Yountville, Rutherford, and Oakville. Using our custom trip planner, Napa attractions like Napa Valley Wine Train can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Napa Valley Wine Train Reviews
While this particular trip on the Napa Valley Wine Train brought us to Castello di Amorosa winery for a tour and tasting, one of the highlights for me was the very delicious gourmet lunch served on... more »
My entire experience with the Napa Valley Wine Train was fabulous! Everyone that I encountered was friendly and professional. Everything from the bus we took to the vineyard, to the vineyard tour, to the food on the train was excellent. I especially want to acknowledge our Wine Educator, Tasha, who met us at the train station and accompanied my group of 3 on our tour at the Raymond Vineyard. She was personable, engaging, had a great sense of humor, and exhibited lots of knowledge about the area. Our tour guide at the Raymond Vineyard, Maha, was also great. Like Tasha, she was also very knowledgeable, professional, and pleasant. After our vineyard tour, we had lunch on the wine train. The ambiance was beautiful and the food was absolutely delicious! I had the soup of the day (potato and leek), the entree that included salmon and lobster tail, and the lemon pound cake for dessert. While everything was scrumptious, that soup was the best potato and leek soup I have ever had! The only (very small) criticism I have is that it would be nice if a beverage other than water and hot tea or coffee were offered as part of the meal on the train. You can certainly buy other drinks, but they cost extra in addition to what you've already paid. I highly recommend the Napa Valley Wine Train and the package that includes the tour of the Raymond Vineyard!
Can't recommend this enough. Did the legacy day tour and was the most memorable experience of Napa valley. Great tours of the Wineries and an amazing service from the train staff. A must if this is your first visit to Napa.
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