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. 

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Napa Valley Wine Train Holiday Gift Guide

November 27, 2019
Style & Decor

Your guide to some of the trendiest gift ideas for the foodies, wine lovers, and travelers on your list.

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A bride and groom sit on couch looking off in distance with wine barrels in background

Tips for the Napa Wedding of Your Dreams

July 3, 2019
Style & Decor

Napa is the perfect mix of relaxed and refined, rustic and romantic—an ideal place to celebrate your love and say, “I do.” Here are some of our top tips for planning the perfect wedding in Napa Valley.

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A group of 4 people take a selfie on cell phone before boarding the Napa Valley Wine Train

Packing List: Everything You Need for Your Napa Valley Getaway

July 3, 2019
Style & Decor

What’s best to wear aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train? We've created our very own Napa packing list so you’ll have everything you need for your Napa Valley getaway.

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Holiday Gifts for the Wine Lover in Your Life

December 5, 2018
Style & Decor

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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

Included:

  • 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