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. 

The Perfect Pairing For Your Thanksgiving Feast

November 21, 2022
Tasting & Learning

The holidays are finally here, and you know what that means! Delicious, savory foods and spending time with those you love the most. And with good food always comes good wine. Selecting a wine for Thanksgiving can take time due to the variety of foods and flavors. There’s white and dark meat, sweet yams, tart […]

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Sip & Savor: The Fall Tastes of Napa Valley

November 10, 2022
Tasting & Learning

Autumn is one of the most beautiful and whimsical times to visit Napa Valley, full of brilliantly colored trees and crisp, fresh air. It’s also home to a selection of incredible seasonal food and drink offerings, and we’re not talking about a certain pumpkin-spiced beverage. Aromatic, satisfying, and nostalgic — three words that come to […]

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Haunted Napa

October 25, 2022
History & Culture

Picture this: a crisp autumn evening in Napa. Friends, fire, conversation, and Cabernet to keep you warm. It’s the perfect setting to wind down after a day spent exploring the vineyards of Napa Valley — or, as Halloween draws near, to tell ghost stories and haunting tales. Napa Valley’s rich history has produced award-winning wines, […]

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A Wine Train Murder Mystery

September 13, 2022
Arts & Culture Tasting & Learning

Hot On The Rail All aboard for an immersive murder mystery adventure filled with intrigue, great food, and even better wine! As the seasons change, drama and enigmas continue to brew thanks to the Murder Mystery Company and their immersive experiences. Embark on one of five thrilling rides through the picturesque Napa Valley with your […]

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Savor the Season

Celebrate the holidays with the ones you love on our Legacy Experience. Toast to togetherness on this signature Napa Valley adventure and delight in three exquisite tastings, four delicious courses and iconic photo opportunities along the way. Start planning your journey today.