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. 

rose wine glasses on a wooden table at garden

Wine Cocktails

March 27, 2020
Tasting & Learning

Here are some classic wine cocktails to try, and some classic Napa Valley wines to make them with.

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Vast, lush green vineyard in summer with mountains in background and Napa Valley Wine Train along the side

Building a Legacy: The Napa Valley Wine Train Legacy Tour

March 6, 2020
Tasting & Learning

Our Legacy Tour will satisfy your craving for knowledge, experience, and of course, wine and exceptional local cuisine.

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Yellow hot air balloon flying over vast fields of vineyards in Napa Valley

What to Do in Yountville

February 20, 2020
Arts & Culture

The Wine Train allows you to make the most of your trip to Napa and we invite you to stay and explore all the region has to offer with our tips on things to do in Yountville, CA.

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Bottle of rose, charcuterie board and wine glasses on a concrete table

Perfect Pairings

February 10, 2020
Tasting & Learning

Like the great couples of romantic novels, some wine pairings were just meant to be. Here's our look at some of the greatest.

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Featured Experiences

Photo of champagne vista dome train car which has floor to ceiling windows, velvet red seats, white table cloths on tables, a wine and champagne glass at each seat, and purple orchids on the tables. Outside the traincar is lush green vineyards.

Vista Dome


  • 3-hour train lunch journey, departing at 11:30 a.m.
  • 2-hour train dinner journey, departing at 6:20 p.m.
  • Welcome glass of sparkling wine 
  • Multiple course gourmet meal

All Aboard for Intrigue!

Join us for our holiday-themed Murder Mystery dinner on December 30th. Don’t miss out on our final two experiences of the year.