Ambassador Winery Tour

Ambassador Winery Tour
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  • Ambassador Winery Tour


The oldest winery in Napa Valley meets the most whimsical. From California’s first tasting room to one of its most decadent. One dripping with history, the other in crystal chandeliers. After a gourmet lunch aboard the Wine Train, indulge in private tours and tastings at two of Napa Valley’s most famous wineries: Charles Krug Winery and Raymond Vineyards.


  • 1.5-hour train journey, departing at 11:30 a.m.
  • Multiple course gourmet lunch
  • 1-hour each, tour and tasting at Charles Krug Winery and Raymond Vineyards
  • Shuttle return to the station

For Groups of 21 or more submit a request or call 707.251.5225

Lunch Schedule

10:30 a.m. – Check In
10:50 a.m. – Board the Train (Petit Gourmet Car), Meal service begins
11:30 a.m. – Train departs, Begin eating
1:10 p.m. – Arrive in St. Helena, Board motorcoach for Charles Krug Winery
1:15 p.m. – Arrive at Charles Krug Winery
2:20 p.m. – Depart Charles Krug Winery
2:30 p.m. – Arrive at Raymond Vineyards
3:40 p.m. – Depart Raymond Vineyards by motorcoach
4:10 p.m. – Arrive at Napa Wine Train Station

Package Details

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The first part of your journey is a culinary one, full of elegance, luxury, and style. Soup du Jour or fresh Sonoma Greens. Your choice of gourmet entrées. And of course, coffee or tea and our pastry chef’s daily dessert creation, all freshly prepared aboard our elegant vintage train. Savored as you head northbound through the Napa Valley to St. Helena, with breathtaking views of the western side of the Napa Valley as an enjoyable side.

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Your first stop, a visit to the Charles Krug Winery and an exploration into the history of the Napa Valley itself. The oldest winery in Napa Valley is home to the first tasting room in California and now prides itself on being a world-class destination with exceptional wines. And more than 150 years of winemaking experience to discover.

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Your Wine Train tour brings you to this legendary estate, a legacy created by an icon, Charles Krug—a Prussian immigrant, teacher, revolutionary, and visionary—carried on by the storied Mondavi family, true Napa Valley pioneers. Tour the beautiful estate, stroll the property’s lush Culinary Institute of America farm-to-table garden, enjoy a tasting of prized wines and delicious varietals in the celebrated Redwood Cellar, and hear endless stories of the foundations Krug laid for wine industry.

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But when you leave Charles Krug, your journey doesn’t end there. From intimate barrel cellars to a living outdoor educational exhibit, Raymond Vineyards an experience you can see, feel, taste, and touch. Artful and elegant, whimsical and fun, this is a whole other world of discovery. Explore the winery from the inside out and get an exclusive look into the evolution of five generations of winemaking in the Napa Valley.

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Tour of the Theater of Nature and discover organic and Biodynamic farming. Learn about the interplay between the soil, the vines and other plants, animals, and the vineyardist as a holistic system in harmony with the calendar and the moon. You’ll love the Red Room and the Crystal Cellar, a working cellar with gorgeous Baccarat chandeliers hanging from the ceilings and an extraordinary collection of historical crystal decanters. And of course, sample some of the winery’s wonderful wines.

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After this extraordinary experience, it’s back to real life. And your private shuttle that brings you back to the Napa Valley Wine Train Station along the scenic Silverado Trail.

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*All of our winery tours require moderate stair climbing and standing for extended periods. We encourage guests who may have difficulty performing these two activities to consider one of our dining journeys. In the spirit of traditional rail seating, you may share a table with another party.