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Napa Valley Wine Train

#32 of 141 Tours in Napa
Open Now: 07:00 - 19:00
Open today: 07:00 - 19:00
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“dining car”(168 reviews)
“dome car”(162 reviews)
The Napa Valley Wine Train provides a relaxing three-hour, thirty-six mile round-trip journey from the historic town of Napa, through one of the world's most well known wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena, and back.Guests aboard the...more
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1275 McKinstry St, Napa, CA 94559-1925
+1 707-253-2111
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Most Helpful Positive Review
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 July 2002

The wine train is really fantastic, the tarin itself is spacious luxury with great scenic ride, the food is excellent, Its really worth the money.

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 August 2004

I had read up on the reviews on the Wine Train before I went, so I had decided to pay the extra $$$ for the vista dome table. After the ride, I realized that this was the mistake, as the regular gourmet dinner table was...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I read a lot about the wine train and liked the idea of sampling wine, eating good food and visiting interesting wineries. It delivered on all counts, the check-in was welcoming, the waiting area delightful, the ride was awesome, so were the wineries and the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We have been meaning to do this pretty much ever since it was started, but are just now getting around to it. The check-in process was smooth. The train station/waiting room is pleasant enough, though a bit dated. It could use a newer and more...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just completed a trip with 40 guests on a privately scheduled wine train and the entire group was VERY impressed with the food and service. Jacob, Jesse and the executive chef Don and staff were all fabulous. The food was delicious. At the end of...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took in the lunch 3hour tour in the dome car. The service and food was outstanding. It is not cheap but we felt it was well worth the money. You can get up and move around and the staff spend sometime pointing out bits...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took an anniversary trip that was costly - do not overpay for the vista seating and try to get late seating lunch. They give you snacks to tide you over.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful train. My husband and I booked this trip for our 20 year wedding anniversary and I'm glad it was not the only thing we had planned. Being weary of the more expensive options, I chose the express, and I'm glad we did. The over...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Legacy Tour from San Francisco which adds an additional $160 to the cost of the trip, from the city it takes 1hour in Bus, but using the ferry which is the normal option it takes at least double this, the trip for...More

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napavalleywinetr2017, Director of Sales at Napa Valley Wine Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy to read that you enjoyed your gourmet 4-course meal aboard the Legacy Tour. With the 3 Wineries offering a fair number of private wine tastings, and custom winery tours for our guests exclusively at each stop; guests find the All Day Winery Tours a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We got on the train at 10 and finished our journey across the wine country at 4. A light breakfast was provided, then a winer stop, the appetizer, wine stop, entree, wine stop, and dessert. We shuttled from the train to the wineries. It was...More

Thank Brian S
napavalleywinetr2017, Director of Sales at Napa Valley Wine Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brian S., thank you for sharing your enjoyable experience at the Napa Valley Wine Train this week. You captured the essence of what we hope for our guests....in your words, "to spend a beautiful day leisurely". Please do come see us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The NAPA Valley Wine Train Tour with a 4-course lunch seemed attractive, and we (2 couples) had booked ourselves on a recent weekend. The vestibule train itself was nicely refurbished, all the coaches in shiny wood & draped windows, separate sections for the meal and...More

napavalleywinetr2017, Director of Sales at Napa Valley Wine Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your feedback is always very valuable to us. We will be reviewing your comments with our team. Thank you for choosing the Napa Valley Wine Train. We do hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the Gourmet Lunch express on Friday Nov 2nd 2018. We were supposed to receive a welcome glass of champagne, never happened. We received an appetizer plate and an over priced, under poured glass of White Zin during the trip north and before...More

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napavalleywinetr2017, Director of Sales at Napa Valley Wine Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy 38th Anniversary. Thank you for choosing the Wine Train to enjoy this special occasion. Your feedback is valuable to us here at the Wine Train. We have shared your comments with our staff. We are very happy you enjoyed the gourmet lunch.

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Kristin O
4 October 2018|
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Response from Tough_to_find_a_name | Reviewed this property |
It's really dependent on how much you want to spend as it is not cheap! We did the quattro tour which stops you at three wineries for tastings and has a 4 course meal included (only a small welcoming wine included for... More
Carlos Eduardo M
22 September 2018|
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Response from ellenw724 | Reviewed this property |
Early seating is a cocktail and lunch on the first leg of the journey. Then you go to a lounge car for coffee and dessert on the way back. The late seating is appetizers first in a lounge car and then cocktail and lunch on... More
24 July 2018|
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Response from Trish E |
Sacramento is easiest. I would chose a car service given that you will be drinking. The wine train can set up a pick up and drop off. The also own the River Terrace hotel that is across the street from the depot and right... More