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. 

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Tasting Notes: Collective Napa Valley

May 12, 2022
Arts & Culture Tasting & Learning

Tasting Notes: Collective Napa Valley From June 2 to June 4, Napa Valley Wine Train and Collective Napa Valley are coming together in celebration and support of our community. We’ll toast to wine lovers worldwide with curated experiences and unparalleled access to the region’s riches while working with local organizations to uplift our kids, neighbors, and community. […]

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A Napa Valley Icon: The Grgich Hills Estate Experience

April 26, 2022
Arts & Culture History & Culture Tasting & Learning

A Napa Valley Icon: The Grgich Hills Estate Experience It’s not every day you get to sample the work of a true wine legend. But, with the Napa Valley Wine Train’s Grgich Hills Estate Tasting, that’s exactly what you’ll have the chance to do!   Given how influential and far-reaching Napa Valley wine is today, you […]

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What to do in St. Helena

March 17, 2022
Tasting & Learning

May we present to you: the charming and picturesque town of St. Helena! It only takes a few steps to fall in love with this hidden gem – where the best of all worlds can be found. Nicknamed Napa Valley’s Main Street, this town is a Wine Country staple. Home to legacy wineries and boutique […]

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Wine Train at night

Quiz: Which Wine Train Journey is Right For You?

February 28, 2022
Tasting & Learning

Food and wine go together like nothing else. And just like chardonnay to shellfish or cabernet to filet, there’s a perfect journey pairing for you aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train. From epicurean to legendary to romantic and beyond — your ideal dining, tasting, and touring experience on our glamorous vintage train awaits at the […]

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Escape to Napa Valley

Treat yourself to a Wine Country getaway. Enjoy a full day of tastings along the stunning Napa Valley Wine Trails then delight in a gourmet lunch on the Wine Train complete with a two-night stay at the breathtaking River Terrace Inn.