Tasting Notes

overhead shot of dinner table for four on the Napa Valley Wine Train featuring gourmet dishes, wine, and bread

Napa Valley Wine Train's Blog

Welcome to Tasting Notes, where you’ll get to sample the history of the Napa Valley, the stories of our award-winning vineyards, and  learn more about our one-of-a-kind tours. Sip on wine information, savor insider tips, and devour all you’ll need to know to plan a memorable Napa Valley vacation. 

All Aboard The Wine Train: A Foodie's Dream

September 7, 2023
Tasting & Learning

Calling all Foodies! Sure, here at Wine Train, we’re known for our incredible selection of fine winesavailable throughout your journey, but that is not all we have to offer! In fact, when you travel the railsthrough Napa Valley with us, you can sample gourmet wine country-inspired cuisine made fresh daily onthe train by our executive […]

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From the North Pole to Napa: Catch Kris Kringle Aboard Jolly Journeys

August 1, 2023
Arts & Culture Tasting & Learning

Sure, it’s the middle of the summer. But before we know it, harvest season will have come and gone, and the winter holidays will begin. Even though the Valley’s vineyards lay dormant, ready for pruning and growing season preparation, there’s still plenty to do, taste, and see during Napa’s winter. Our Santa Train Jolly Journeys […]

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POV: Wine Train Date Night

July 18, 2023
Romance Tasting & Learning

Looking for date night ideas beyond the typical “dinner and a movie” outing? We invite you to indulgein a romantic rail line adventure for your next date night! Combining rail travel, gourmet eats, and some of the finest wine that Napa Valley has to offer –produced right from the vineyards you will pass along during […]

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Spend 48 hours in Napa Valley with the Wine Train

June 15, 2023
Tasting & Learning

Are you looking to create the perfect to-do list for your wine-country getaway? We’re here to help! Napa Valley is a dream destination for wine enthusiasts and travelers alike. Nestled just shy of an hour from San Francisco, Sacramento, and Sonoma, Napa Valley offers a plethora of experiences to indulge in. While there are countless […]

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Soak in the best views of the Valley

Treat yourself to an elegant afternoon in our Vista Dome and pair our gourmet cuisine with stunning scenery in our exclusive observation style dining car. Reserve your seat on this breathtaking voyage today.