Reservations

Gourmet Express

Vista Dome

We take the exclusive Napa Valley dining experience to new heights. Fresh California cuisine and a beautiful three-hour journey aboard an elegant vintage train in our two-story Vista Dome. An elevated observation-style dining car with luxuriously plush booths, Honduran mahogany paneling, and lush views from practically every angle. The Vista Dome is perfection no matter the season. In the spring and summer, experience the long, warm California twilight. Experience Napa Valley’s beautiful, golden hour sunlight for most of the way, with the opportunity to see those famous wine country sunsets. In the Fall and the Winter, when the train departs after sunset, take in the mystery and adventure of an antique train traveling through the dark, starlit Napa Valley night. The Vista Dome is a romantic experience you won't soon forget.

Vista Dome

Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Lunch or Dinner Onboard
  • 3-hour train journey, departing at 11:30 a.m. (or 6:30 p.m.)
  • Welcome glass of sparkling wine 
  • Multiple course gourmet meal

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.

Cochon555 Heritage Fire Napa

Grgich Hills Estate Saturday Evening Winery Tour

Doors that close for others are about to open for you. Experience an after-hours tour and a little VIP treatment with an intimate group of fellow wine lovers. With the winery all to yourselves, you’ll feel like a distinguished guest. It’s all part of an elegant journey through a spectacular landscape. And the inside track to a true Napa Valley legend.

Grgich Hills Estate Saturday Evening Winery Tour

Duration
3 Hours
Winery Visits
1
Meals
3 Course Gourmet Dinner
  • 1-hour Tour of Grgich Hills Estate
  • 2-hour evening rail tour of Napa Valley
  • 3-course gourmet dinner

Gourmet Express

A decadent journey aboard our elegant vintage train through the Napa Valley and back to another time: the glamorous days of rail travel. Back to the romance and luxury of the golden age of train travel of the early 1900s, when guests explored the trains beyond their private quarters. Back to a time when a journey was meant to be savored from start to finish. Guests aboard the Gourmet Express experience both dining and lounge service, with some courses of your gourmet meal served in each car. Choose lunch or dinner, enjoyed in two different types of stylishly refurbished antique Pullman rail cars, a dining car and a lounge car. Embrace a slower pace and dine in sophisticated comfort. In the spirit of traditional rail seating, you may share the experience—and a table—with another party. Private seating is available in the Champagne Vista Dome on dinner trains and some private tables for two are available on lunch trains.

Gourmet Express

Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Lunch or Dinner Onboard
  • 3-hour train journey, departing at 11:30 a.m. (or 6:30 p.m.)
  • Multiple course gourmet meal

Ambassador Winery Tour

Iconic to whimsical. From Napa Valley’s oldest winery to one of the most inspiring and exciting. Two great estates and more than 200 years of history. 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. You will fall for the classic beauty of the Charles Krug Winery immediately. Tour the beautiful estate, stroll the property’s lush 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. But the journey doesn't end here. Get ready to explore the whimsical Raymond Vineyards to get an exclusive look, tastings, and the many secrets of five generations of winemaking in the Napa Valley.

Ambassador Winery Tour

Duration
5 Hours
Winery Visits
2
Meals
Lunch Onboard
  • 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

Castle Winery Tour

There are so many stories between the rows and rows of vines of the Napa Valley, but perhaps none as fascinating as Castello di Amorosa, the passion project of Dario Sattui, 4th generation winemaker and owner of V. Sattui Winery. After a gourmet lunch aboard the Wine Train, indulge in a private tour and tasting at the meticulously constructed Castello di Amorosa, a 13th-century medieval Tuscan castle and winery. From the Train, you will board a private shuttle that will take you to Castello di Amorosa, across the moat, and into another world altogether. Take in the beautifully frescoed rooms, wine caves, and stunning vaulted cellars. Authentic in every detail, every stone, every tower, every French oak barrel. Get ready to experience one of the most beautiful and interesting buildings in North America with exquisite, award-winning wines that are only available at Castello di Amorosa.

Castle Winery Tour

Duration
5 Hours
Winery Visits
1
Meals
Lunch Onboard
  • 1.5-hour train journey, departing at 11:30 a.m.
  • Multiple course gourmet lunch
  • 2-hour tour and tasting at Castello di Amorosa

Grgich Hills Winery Tour

Go behind-the-scenes of a Napa Valley legend. Follow the course of estate-grown grapes from vine to bottle. The Grgich Hills Estate itself is simple, quaint, and charming. But it’s one of the Napa Valley’s most famous wineries. If you haven’t heard of the 1976 Paris Tasting, you'll soon experience its story in wine form. Croatian-born founder and winemaker Miljenko “Mike” Grgich is the man behind Grgich Hills Estate. He is renowned for his role in the 1976 Paris Tasting, a blind tasting of renowned white Burgundies from France and a sampling of new Napa Valley Chardonnays. Shocked French judges selected Mike Grgich’s 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay as the finest white wine in the world, making him a legend. Today, Grgich Hills is known for producing world-class wines sustainably with care and passion. After a gourmet lunch aboard our elegant Wine Train, indulge in a private tour and tasting at Grgich Hills Estate, home of one of the greatest winemakers in the world.

Grgich Hills Winery Tour

Duration
3 Hours
Winery Visits
1
Meals
Lunch Onboard
  • 2-hour train journey, departing at 11:30 a.m.
  • Multiple course gourmet lunch
  • 1-hour tour and tasting at Grgich Hills Estate

Quattro Vino Tours

An intimate discovery of Napa Valley’s mesmerizing landscape, insider winery tours, and a divine gourmet meal along the way.

Quattro Vino Tours

Raymond Winery Tour

A tour of Raymond Vineyards is not just a tasting journey. From intimate barrel cellars to a living outdoor educational exhibit. Artful and elegant, whimsical and fun, this is a whole other world to discover, representing five generations of winemaking internationally. Prepare for an experience you can see, feel, taste, and touch. You'll fall in love with the Red Room and the Crystal Cellar, a working cellar with gorgeous Baccarat chandeliers dripping from the ceilings and an extraordinary collection of historical crystal decanters. And of course, sample some of the winery’s wonderful wines.

Raymond Winery Tour

Duration
4 Hours
Winery Visits
1
Meals
Lunch Onboard
  • Shuttle departure from station, 10:30 a.m.
  • 1.5-hour tour and tasting at Raymond Vineyards
  • 1.5-hour train journey, board St. Helena
  • Multiple course gourmet lunch

The Legacy Tour

A legacy is handed down over time, through family and tradition. And lots and lots of wine. Robert Mondavi. Charles Krug. V. Sattui. The legacy of these Italian families represents a combined winemaking history of more than 300 years. And some very fine vintages. Some say this is where it all began. And this is where your journey begins. Savor a delicious four course Napa style meal as your travel through wine country. Start thinking about you'll have for lunch now. Will it be the Honey-fennel cracked mustard glazed Pacific salmon or rosemary garlic marinated grilled flat iron steak? Whatever the choice, luxurious ambience is always served. Step into the Napa’s leading wineries for private tours and tastings of some of the finest California wines. Learn about the deep roots of Napa's most famous families and get a behind the scenes glimpse of the wineries.

The Legacy Tour

Duration
6 Hours
Winery Visits
3
Meals
4 Courses
  • 3-hour rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 10:15 a.m.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • 4-course Napa style meal
  • 1-hour each, tour and tasting at Mondavi, Charles Krug and V. Sattui

The Collective Tour

An exquisite collection in a fine gallery takes you to another place and time. So does The Collective. A world-class, estate grown, sustainable winery owned by elegant fashion house Chanel, Inc. The historic tunnels and stately architecture of California’s oldest continually operating winery. The intimate warmth of a dreamy velvet tasting room and the sparkling glow of the extraordinary crystal cellar. This tour is a curated sampling of Napa Valley's finest: St. Suprey, Beringer and Raymond Vineyards. As you visit wine country's most stylish wineries, enjoy a Napa Style four course meal created to heighten your experience. This is the life. And it's ultra-luxe on The Collective Tour.

The Collective Tour

Duration
6 Hours
Winery Visits
3
Meals
4 Courses
  • 3-hour rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 10:15 a.m.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • 4-course Napa style meal
  • 1-hour each, tour and tasting at St. Supery Estate, Beringer and Raymond

The Estate Tour

With beautiful and elegant architecture centered at Domaine Chandon, Hall, and Inglenook, you will enjoy this journey through the many expressions of art along the way. Capture every moment in time with your camera; you don’t want to miss a beat. French winemaking traditions that bring California fruit alive on a stunning vineyard. A one-of- a- kind winery with 150-year- old roots and charming contemporary art. Go behind the scenes at Domaine Chandon and see the world of sparkling wines and the grapes used to make them. Visit HALL St. Helena's historic vineyard. Find yourself inspired collection of more than 35 works by internationally acclaimed artists as you enjoy world-class, award-winning wines. Last stop? Inglenook. A stately chateau and vineyard restored to its heritage by director Francis Ford Coppola and his wife documentary filmmaker Eleanor Coppola. Indulge in the estate's historic Gustave Niebaum Cabernet Sauvignon selection as you discover its charms including a terrace reminiscent of an Italian piazza and infinity caves.

The Estate Tour

Duration
6 Hours
Winery Visits
3
Meals
4 Courses
  • 3-hour rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 10:45 a.m.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • 4-course Napa style meal
  • 1-hour each, tour and tasting at Domaine Chandon, Hall and Inglenook

Murder Mystery

The year is 1915. San Francisco has been reborn from the ashes of the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906. Under the vision of people such as D.W. Griffith, Mack Sennett and Charlie Chaplin, the silent film industry has taken off and revitalized entertainment. With the advent of a new railway, winemakers have discovered California’s Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Regions and are building an industry they believe will someday rival the wines of France. Join a cast of colorful characters, three gourmet courses of fine California cuisine, and the same elegant Wine Train Journey. But, this time come prepared in your finest 1900s attire to play the part and solve the murder mystery.

Murder Mystery

Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard
  • Available on select dinner trains
  • 3-hour journey aboard our vintage train
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
  • Multiple course gourmet meal

Romance on the Rails

On this special Wine Train event, offering a private table for 16 parties with reservations, you are welcomed aboard with a glass of sparkling wine. And it only gets better from there. A private booth in a vintage glass-topped dome car. Elegant, polished interiors. Yellowfin Tuna Tartare. Rosemary Rubbed Lamb Carpaccio. Duck Confit. And those are just the First Course. Executive Chef Donald Young's specially crafted dishes served with two glasses of our Private Label wines.

Romance on the Rails

Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard
  • Sunday, August 26th Sunday, September 23rd Friday, October 26th
  • 3-hour train journey, departing at 6:30 p.m.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • Two glasses of private label wine
  • Multiple course gourmet dinner

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. Napa Valley is known for its balanced wines and extraordinary lifestyle. Enjoy beer made with the same care and attention to detail while experiencing the best of Napa Valley's Wine Train. Local craft brew in hand, a refreshing Open Air car, and tasty bites. An unexpected way to savor your way through wine country. The Napa Palisades Beer Company join us from their home at the corner of First and Main Street in downtown Napa. Get ready to get the beer guys experience, but, elevated on the Napa Valley Wine train!

Hop Train

Duration
2 Hours
Meals
Bar Bites Onboard
  • Every Monday
  • 2-hour rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 6:00 p.m.
  • 2 pints of Palisades local craft beer
  • Variety of wine and spirits available for purchase
  • Bar bites

Tequila Train

We're celebrating Cinco de Mayo and National Tequila Day with a Wine Train takeover by Tequila Casa Dragones. Join us for an elegant 2- hour Tequila Train journey which includes two drinking courses from the worlds #1 sipping tequila; Casa Dragones!

Tequila Train

Duration
2 Hours
Meals
Heavy Appetizers
  • 2-hour train journey, departing at 5:45 p.m.
  • One Tequila Casa Dragones Blanco signature cocktail
  • One Tequila Casa Dragones Blanco shot
  • History of Casa Dragones
  • Latin tunes
  • Mexican themed heavy appetizers on board

Santa Train

Jolly the Bear was left behind at the train station and has to get to Santa’s Workshop to be finished in time for Christmas Day! The little ones—and their Christmas spirit—are needed to help Jolly get to the North Pole so he can become an official Santa Train Conductor Bear! Sip hot cocoa, munch freshly-baked cookies, and join in games and sing-alongs with a jolly cast of characters. Watch faces fill with joy as we wind our way to The North Pole on a special mission to help Jolly the Bear. Treat the little ones to a truly magical, musical, and memorable family Christmas adventure!

Santa Train

Duration
2 Hours
Meals
Hot Cocoa & Cookies
  • November 23-25, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 14-23, and 26
  • Interactive musical journey at the Station
  • 1.25-hour Christmas train ride to The North Pole
  • Onboard music, games, and entertainment
  • Hot cocoa and freshly baked cookies onboard
  • Additional beverages and snack boxes available for purchase

Evening Winery Tour

The Napa Valley experience continues after the tasting rooms close.

Evening Winery Tour

Napa Valley Marriott Vacation

Experience the charm and beauty.

Napa Valley Marriott Vacation

Day Trippers

Get the inside track on some of the region’s finest wines on an extraordinary journey. An elegant train ride on board a restyled Vintage Pullman rail car to the heart of spectacular Napa Valley.

Day Trippers

I Left my Car in San Francisco

The Napa Valley calls to you. Head away from the city and back in time with a Napa Valley getaway that explores its historic side of this vibrant city.

I Left my Car in San Francisco

Deluxe Room + Wine Tasting Tour

Peaceful luxurious riverside hotel, elegant journey aboard the Wine Train with gourmet multi-course lunch, and a day of incredible wine tastings. The River Terrace Inn and the Napa Valley Wine Train are proud to be part of the prestigious Noble House Hotels & Resorts Collection.

Deluxe Room + Wine Tasting Tour

Wine, Dine, and Dream

Life is hard. Stop the madness and take a break from the stress. You deserve a blissful and stress free Napa Valley experience at a rate worth dreaming about.

Wine, Dine, and Dream

Best of Wine Country in a Day

A full day of wine and food.

Best of Wine Country in a Day

Give the Gift

Adventure, discovery, delight, and deliciousness, all wrapped up into one memorable package. An unforgettable gift that keeps giving.

Candlelight Junction

A quaint bed and breakfast inn and a day with Platypus Wine Tours

Candlelight Junction

Stay and Play at the Silverado Resort and Spa

Enjoy a Priority discounted wine pass for two as well as Gourmet Lunch on board the Napa Valley Wine Train for two. Stay on property where you will find yourself surrounded by two PGA Championship golf courses.

Stay and Play at the Silverado Resort and Spa