Special Events

Cochon gathering

Cochon555 Heritage Fire Napa

A wood-fired feast featuring endless food, an all-star cast of chefs, real local farmers, and free-flowing wines. This elegant rail journey takes you to the iconic Charles Krug estate for the most distinctive whole-animal, live-fire culinary experience in wine country. But not before you enjoy the rolling backdrop of Napa Valley’s stunning landscape.
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Blue Note Express Music & Dinner Train

From the first pour of sparkling wine, to the smoothest tune at the Blue Note, this is one entertaining (and delicious) journey. A serenade by our very own Wine Train Quartet. And the incredible Napa Valley landscape, enjoyed from our newest train, the Open-Air Car. Your evening ends on a high note, with a show at the world renowned Blue Note Napa for a live performance of top musical artists.
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Romance on the Rails

Romance on the Rails

Looking to sweep someone off their feet? The Napa Valley Wine Train was made for romance—a romantic setting, for a romantic journey, through one of the most romantic places in the world. A fine multi-course gourmet meal in a private booth in a vintage glass-topped dome car. What’s not to love?
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Cinco de Mayo Tequila Train 3

National Tequila Day

On July 24th, we’re celebrating "National Tequila Day" with a Wine Train Takeover, the very best kind. Tequila Casa Dragones joins us for the Tequila Train. A luxurious two-hour elegant train journey. Four gourmet courses. And the world’s #1 sipping tequila. A complete indulgence from start to glorious finish; including a special menu by Kaelin Ulrich Trilling, Chef de Cuisine for Chef Thomas Keller’s forthcoming Mexican restaurant in Yountville, CA.
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Murder Mystery

Murder Mystery

Like your dinner with a side of excitement? Dress in your finest 1915 period costume for an evening filled with drama, intrigue, and mystery. And three gourmet courses of fine California cuisine. Same elegant Wine Train journey. But come prepared to play the part and solve the murder.
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Hop Train

We’re putting beer before Bordeaux and cans before corks. Join the beer guys in wine country—the Napa Palisades Beer Company—for a Wine Train takeover. The Napa Valley is known for its balanced wines and extraordinary lifestyle. Enjoy beer made with the same care and attention to detail as the region’s finest wines while experiencing the best of Napa: The Wine Train. Local craft brew in hand, refreshing Open Air car, tasty bites. An unexpected way to savor your way through wine country.
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Trefethen Meet the Maker

Take a twilight journey into the heart of Napa Valley, and discover the award-winning wines of Trefethen Family Vineyards. Hear about the family’s visionary approach to creating a world-class wine estate from third-generation winemaker, Lorenzo Trefethen.
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Vineyard

Grgich Hills Meet the Maker 2018

Crafting wine is more art and intuition than science. You’ll hear wisdom like this, stories, and more—alongside a delicious perfectly paired California gourmet meal—from the winemaker of the legendary Grgich Hills Estate. It’s like going behind the scenes, without leaving the comfort of The Wine Train’s Private Reserve railcar.
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Raymond Vineyards

Raymond – JCB Meet the Maker

Join this celebrated winemaker Jean-Charles Boisset for an elegant evening of wine discovery aboard the Wine Train’s Private Reserve Rail Car.
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