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 taste 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

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.)
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • 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.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • Multiple course gourmet lunch
  • 1-hour each, tour and tasting at Charles Krug Winery and Raymond Vineyards

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.

Blue Note Express Music & Dinner Train

Duration
4 Hours
Meals
Appetizers Onboard
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine and appetizers onboard our NEW Open-Air Car!
  • Live performance from our “Wine Train Quartet” onboard
  • Napa-style meal served on train
  • Ticket to 9:30 p.m. show at Blue Note Napa

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.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • 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.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • 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
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • 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
  • September 20, October 19, November 17
  • 3-hour journey aboard our vintage train, departing at 6:30 p.m.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
  • Multiple course gourmet meal

The Famiglia Tour

Famiglia. Families share a history, connecting stories, larger than life dreams. The stories of Silverado Vineyards, Whitehall Lane, and Grgich Hills have deep connections to their terroir they preside over and to the wines that grow from a shared vision and passion of the people who make them. When you arrive at Silverado Vineyards, you can feel you've entered somewhere special. Feel the history of California wines scome alive as you enjoy wines made from fruit grown by Napa pioneers between 1865 and 1895. Let Whitehall Lane Winery and Vineyards show you the meaning of passion. See what began as one vineyard is now seven prime Napa Valley vineyards. Take in the rich history first hand through their high quality grape vines that produce some of the greatest wines in the world have deep roots reaching back to the mid 1800s. End your journey with winemaking legend, Miljenko “Mike” Grgich at Grgich Hills. The man who singlehandedly put Napa Valley on the map. Learn about his journey firsthand as you enjoy his elegant limited quantity wines specifically chosen for this exclusive experience.

The Famiglia 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 Silverado Vineyards, Whitehall Lane and Grgich Hills

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

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. Lorenzo Trefethen believes in the power of wine to bring people together. Together with his sister, Hailey, Lorenzo represents the next generation of the Trefethen family, steadfast in their passion to uphold a legacy of world-class, estate-grown wines. Take part in Lorenzo's vision as you savor a gourmet four-course meal, exquisitely paired with Trefethen wines. And relax in the elegant comforts of the Wine Train’s Private Reserve rail car, with some of California’s most extraordinary scenery as your spectacular backdrop. This is one experience you don’t want to miss.

Trefethen Meet the Maker

Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard
  • September 22
  • 3-hour evening rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 7:00 p.m.
  • 4-course gourmet dinner
  • A distinctive selection of wines from Trefethen winery
  • Pairings and tasting notes with Trefethen winemakers

Safeway Open 2018

The Safeway Open kicks off the PGA TOUR season annually at the beautiful Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, CA. Last year’s tournament concluded just a few hours before the Atlas Peak fires erupted last October. This year, the event will donate 100% of all Safeway Open ticket sales to support fire relief in Napa Valley, rebuilding, and ongoing fire relief efforts in the area. Your package includes a 3-hour gourmet lunch onboard the Napa Valley Wine Train, tickets to the Safeway Open, admission to the Safeway Open concert series, and access to the Safeway Food & Wine Pavilion, Brew Loft, Spirits Lounge, and Beers Fore Birdies

Safeway Open 2018

Duration
10 Hours
Meals
Lunch Onboard
  • October 4 & 5
  • 3-hour rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 11:30 a.m.
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • Multiple course gourmet lunch onboard
  • Ticket to the Safeway Open with transportation
  • Access to the Safeway Open concert series

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
  • Special departure on October 15th featuring karaoke onboard
  • 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

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

Best of Wine Country in a Day

A full day of wine and food.

Best of Wine Country in a Day

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

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

New Year's Eve Dinner Train

Grab friends and family and say goodbye to 2018 with elegance and style, and an evening of delicious appetizers, a gourmet 4-course meal, and some bubbly. But your historical dining journey begins before you even board our elegant vintage train, with a glass of wine or bubbly, an enticing display of local cheeses and charcuterie, as well as Old Bay Poached Gulf Shrimp. Then board the train for a tasting of house wine or bubbly and your culinary journey, your New Year's Eve dinner—fresh California cuisine served over four gourmet courses—while you savor your passage through the spectacular landscape, the Napa countryside vineyards, passing through Yountville, Rutherford, and onto St. Helena and back.

New Year's Eve Dinner Train

  • Welcome Reception 5:00 pm
  • 3-hour train journey, departing at 6:30 pm
  • Welcome taste of wine or bubbly
  • Appetizers
  • 4-course course gourmet dinner
  • Party favors!

Laird Meet the Maker

Intense and balanced—the perfect way to describe Laird wines. These renowned winemakers concentrate on selecting quality grapes from their Napa and Sonoma vineyards, using specific single vineyards to express the individual qualities of the varying microclimates. All but one of their wines are 100% varietal, so the wines exhibit the focused flavor of the individual grapes.

Laird Meet the Maker

Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard
  • 3-hour rail tour, departing at 6:30 p.m.
  • 4-course gourmet dinner
  • A distinctive selection of wines from Laird Family Estate
  • Pairings and tasting notes with Laird winemakers

Evening Winery Tour

The Napa Valley experience continues after the tasting rooms close.

Evening Winery Tour

Thanksgiving

As you sit onboard an elegant train with elegant interiors and polished, personalized service, there’s a lot to be grateful for. All the customary fixings, perfectly prepared in gourmet Wine Train style by our world-class Executive Chef Donald Young. The turkey is always perfect. And so is everything else. The best part? All you have to do is sit back, relax, indulge, and enjoy. The meal is familiar but elevated. An unforgettable experience that will have you returning year after year, becoming a beloved family tradition of your own.

Thanksgiving

Duration
3.5 Hours
Meals
Dinner Onboard
  • 3.5-hour train journey, departing at 11:30 a.m. (or at 5:00 p.m.)
  • Thanksgiving-themed feast
  • Multiple course gourmet meal

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

Spirit Train

Día de los Muertos has become a beloved and popular holiday throughout Mexico and beyond, and now it’s made its way onboard the Wine Train together with Raymond Vineyards and JCB. Sometimes confused with Halloween, there’s nothing scary about this beautiful, colorful celebration of life and death. A national holiday in Mexico, Día de los Muertos is now recognized by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. We bring this celebration to the Wine Train on an unforgettable journey through the Napa Valley that is filled with traditional elements of this beloved holiday. Your celebrations begin with a Día de los Muertos reception at the Station. Sip JCB bubbles, wine and decadent JCB spirits & cocktails and enjoy a sampling of the fine cuisine of Atelier, an epicurean boutique in the heart of Yountville. Savor a curated assortment of cheese and charcuterie sourced locally in Napa and Sonoma and Street Tacos. Get into character and have your face painted in the image of the traditional La Catrina calavera (skull) by a Día de los Muertos face painter and then capture your look with our photo booth. Once on board, your journey—and the festivities—really begin! Travel through Napa Valley and travel back in time to the romance and luxury of vintage train travel of the early 1900s. And into the world of Día de los Muertos, with more food, festivities, DJs, and dancing.

Spirit Train

Duration
2 Hours
Meals
Reception with Appetizers at the Station
Appetizers Onboard
  • 2-hour train journey, departing at 7:15 p.m.
  • Reception at the Station with glass of JCB Bubbles, appetizers, Día de los Muertos face painting, and photobooth
  • Appetizers and entertainment (DJs and dancing) on board
  • Two drink tickets for Raymond Wines & JCB Spirits
  • Tax and gratuities
  • VIP also includes upgraded passed appetizers and a bottle Raymond Wine per table

Candlelight Junction

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

Candlelight Junction

Give the Gift

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

Valentine's Day

We’ll sweep you off your feet and whisk you down the track through one of the most romantic places in the world: Napa Valley. Onboard an elegant train with elegant interiors and polished, personalized service. An intimate, unforgettable experience full of elegance and romance, the perfect gift to share with your Valentine. A journey of discovery, when taken together, is so much more.

Valentine's Day

Duration
3 Hours
Meals
Dinner or Lunch Onboard
  • 3-hour evening rail tour of Napa Valley, departing at 11:30 a.m. (6:30 p.m. for dinner)
  • Welcome taste of sparkling wine
  • Multiple course Napa-style gourmet meal
  • Strolling violinist on dinner tour

Napa Valley Marriott Vacation

Experience the charm and beauty.

Napa Valley Marriott Vacation

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

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