5 Reasons to Take the Wine Train
February 5, 2018
Tasting & Learning
Lush valleys, stunning coastline, laid-back living. If you’re California dreamin’, we can’t blame you! Make the most of your next California vacation with an unforgettable tour of the Napa Valley aboard the Wine Train! Here are five reasons to add the Wine Train to your California bucket list.
1. Beautiful Views
The impeccable decor of our luxurious vintage railcars may distract your eye, but when you’re traveling on the Wine Train, don’t forget to take a peek out the window! The stunning vistas and lush landscapes of California’s Napa Valley will take your breath away.
And depending on the time of year, your journey may be during magic hour, when the entire valley glows in the light of the setting sun. Or you might ride off into the sunset or under the night sky and a blanket of stars, making your experience all that more intimate.
But of course, you have to see it to believe it.Inglenook. A stately chateau and vineyard born from the passions of a Finnish sea captain, wine connoisseur, and entrepreneur, restored to its heritage by director Francis Ford Coppola and his wife Eleanor.
2. Incredible Wine
There’s no denying that Napa Valley is producing some of California’s most impeccable wines, and with the Napa Valley Wine Train you get to taste the best of it! From award-winning vineyards like V. Sattui to favorites like Francis Ford Coppola’s Inglenook, you’re sure to find a new favorite bottle.
3. A Romantic New Way to Travel
There’s something romantic about travel by rail. As soon as you step aboard, our elegant decor and decadent details will transport you to a different state-of-mind. With railcars dating back to 1915, the Wine Train combines old-world grandeur with modern amenities and sophistication for an intimate, unforgettable experience. Your Wine Train adventure also provides a perfectly stress-free way to explore the Napa Valley—no waiting in traffic or arranging designated drivers!
4. Insider Access
Experience some of Napa Valley’s most stunning and historic wineries like you’ve never seen them before with exclusive tours, special tastings, and candid conversations with the producers of some of your favorite Californian wines. You’ll not only get to tour the beautiful grounds and tasting galleries of the region’s exquisite vineyards, you’ll get an inside look at exactly how some of Napa Valley’s most treasured wines are made.
5. Gourmet California Cuisine
Napa Valley is home to an impressive seven Michelin Starred restaurants. Our part of the world takes dining seriously and so do we. Our collection of vintage railcars have been fully restored to the splendor of their historic potential with Honduran mahogany and brass accents. Our antique Train has three on board kitchens, where our passionate culinary team prepares fresh, California cuisine, cooked to order for each guest.