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Napa Valley Wine Train – WORTH IT OR NOT?

So in 2017, you are thinking about visiting Napa Valley and want to know if Napa Valley Wine Train is worth it or not and if its the best way to experience the Wine Country?  Read on as we review Napa Valley Wine Train and help you decide.  ALSO, WE POST WINE TRAIN REVIEWS FROM ALL OTHER SITES so that you don’t have to go from site to site.  

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Now back to the Napa Valley Wine Train reviews, a reader on Quora also wants to know Is the Napa Valley Wine Train worth it?.  Before we give you our expert conclusion, here are also Napa Valley Wine Train reviews on TripAdvisor.  And of course we must also mention Napa Valley Wine Train reviews on YELP to judge if its worth it?  The Napa Valley Wine Train is one of the most distinctive Napa restaurants, offering an authentic, memorable experience that echoes the glory days of train travel, with fine dining service, multiple course meals, Napa Valley scenery and ultimate relaxation aboard exquisitely restored vintage rail cars. Also, checkout our other post if you are looking for Napa Valley Wine Train deals and discount coupons to save money with Costco coupons certificate for the Napa Valley Wine Train.  This top dining establishment is housed in a museum quality, antique train that runs on 25-­miles of track in the heart of the Napa Valley. The train itself has two engines, three kitchens on board and a collection of early 20th century Pullman rail cars faithfully restored with Honduran mahogany paneling, brass accents, etched glass partitions and plush armchairs that evoke the spirit of luxury rail travel in the early 1900s. Take a trip into the luxurious American past and experience an unparalleled memory-­making journey.  In May 2016, Napa Valley Wine Train also announced new service called Quattro Vino which now allows it to stop at four wineries.  Here are more details on the new Quattro Vino package from the Napa Valley Wine Train.  In this article we will also discuss how much are Napa Valley wine train ticket prices for various packages, address, menu dress code. Also read on if you want to know if its better to do lunch or dinner or what other package is the best package to pick for the Napa Valley Wine Train.

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Napa Valley Wine Train History –
According to Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napa_Valley_Wine_Train  The Napa Valley Wine Train[1] is operated by the Napa Valley Railroad (reporting mark NVRR). The train is a privately operated excursion train that runs between Napa and St. Helena, California. Much of the rail line parallels State Route 29 after leaving the City of Napa and passes the towns of Yountville, Rutherford and Oakville. The route passes by many the region’s vineyards and wineries located in Napa County.  The Napa Valley Wine Train has been in operation since September 16, 1989 and has now carried more than 2 million passengers. This train has a capacity of 370 passengers and typically makes two runs a day. The train is normally pulled by two of the four late-1950s era Alco FPA-4 engines in the company’s inventory.

During the 3-hour-long, 25-mile round-trip between Napa and St. Helena, passengers can choose to enjoy a gourmet meal prepared on board. They can also sample several of the region’s wines available at the wine bar located in one of the lounge cars. The train offers optional stops for tours of Domaine Chandon Winery in Yountville, Grgich Hills Estate in Rutherford, and a motor coach tour of Raymond Winery in St. Helena and ZD Winery in Napa for an additional fee. The train hosts several special events throughout the year including murder mystery dinner theater, vintner’s luncheons, appellation dinners and holiday excursions.

In June 2009, the St. Helena City Council voted to allow the Wine Train passengers to disembark in St. Helena on a trial basis on the first Friday of the month (May–October). [4] Following the death of Vincent DeDomenico in October 2007, [5] [6] DeDomenico family members chose son-in-law Gregory McManus to step into the position of CEO.[7]  

In September 2015 an announcement was made that the DeDomenico family had sold the railroad to Seattle-based Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. and Brooks Street, a California-based real estate development and investment company. [9]

Napa Valley Wine Train Route Map:

Napa Valley Wine Train Route Map

Napa Valley Wine Train Route Map

NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN PRICES & TOUR SCHEDULE INFORMATION:

Quatro Vino – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from
US $249.00 – The Napa Valley Wine Train introduces the all new Quattro Vino, a four stop journey on the tracks for food and wine lovers alike (Qaattro Vino Napa Valley Wine Train will stop at four wineries: Robert Mondavi, Charles Krug, Merryvale, V. Sattui). Be Bold, Be Free, Be Moved. Embark on an adventure as you traverse to … read more

Here are Quattro Vino Napa Valley Wine Train REVIEWS:

Christine T. on YELP says – We instantly felt special upon boarding the Quattro Vino Wine Train last Sunday.  The train itself was gorgeous, new and brilliantly designed.  Every detail of both the interior and exterior were straight out of a movie.  We settled into booth 6 and were warmly greeted with champagne!  Cheers to us and off we went on our wine adventure!  Each course was served in between the four stops:  breakfast, soup/salad, lunch entree and then dessert.  Mixed drinks and wine were also available for purchase.   The fare was light, yet filling, and every course was delicious.  My personal favorite was the cream of asparagus soup and salad.  My girlfriend’s favorite was the halibut.  We ordered cocktails (moscow mules) because we could–both refreshing and both yummy.  The ticket to the train came with 12.. READ MORE >> Quattro Vino Wine Train Reviews

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Holly W. on YELP says – We did the Vino Quattro tour– all of 3 weeks old! Stops included Robert Mondavi, Krug, Merryvale, and Sattui wineries.   First off, the staff was.. READ MORE >> Quattro Vino Wine Train Reviews

Gourmet Lunch – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from US $129.00 – These expertly refurbished 1915-1917 Pullman Cars create an atmosphere conducive to relaxation and enjoyment. Meals, crafted by Executive Chef Kelly Macdonald, are prepared in a specially fabricated … read more

Sunset Gourmet Dinner – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from US $129.00 – In the late fall and winter, the earlier sunsets mean that most or all of the journey is under the cover of night, making for a very romantic dinner.  These expertly refurbished 1915-1917 … read more

Ambassador Winery Tour – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from US $249.00 – The Ambassador Winery Trip is more than simply a tour of two of the Napa Valley’s most famous wineries, it is a tour of almost the whole Napa Valley. Board the train as soon as it arrives at the … read more

Independence Day – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from US $176.00 – Enjoy a fabulous Dinner, then watch your family’s eyes light up as they view the Yountville fireworks from the comfort of the train. No driving, no parking, and no fighting traffic on the way home.

Castello Di Amorosa Winery Tour – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from US $249.00 – Visit two of Napa’s most unique destinations with one reservation. Now you can enjoy gourmet lunch and a journey on the famous Wine Train, then a 2-hour tour and tasting at the “Castle of Love,” … read more

Grgich Hills Winery Tour – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from US $189.00 – Enjoy a gourmet multiple course lunch in an elegant dining car as you journey northbound through the Napa Valley. Disembark at Grgich Hills Winery for a one-hour private tour and tasting directed by … read more

Raymond Winery Tour – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from US $189.00 – The best way to get an early start in Napa. View the vineyards and rolling hills of Napa Valley’s less developed east side as you travel up the Silverado trail to Raymond Vineyards via … read more

Evening Winery Tour – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from US $204.00 – The Napa Valley Wine Train’s Evening Winery Trip is the Valley’s only “after hours” winery tour. The Evening Winery Trip is a VIP-style tour at Grgich Hills Estate after it has already closed for the … read more

Vista Dome Lunch – Napa Valley Wine Train
Starting from US $204.00 – Our 1952 Pullman domed rail car provides our most private dining experience. Your meal begins with a complimentary glass of California sparkling wine and continues with a multiple course lunch of … read more

Napa Valley Wine Train Menu –
Zagat has the most details if you are looking for the Napa Valley Wine Train Menu  Google Search also does a pretty good job showing the Napa Valley Wine Train Menu with the most updated information.

Conclusion –
Is Napa Valley Wine Train worth it or Not?

We think its a ride like no other especially if you love trains and if you can combine that with wine and food then you cant go wrong.  We also think that Napa Valley Wine Train is just one of many ways you can explore the Napa Valley.  A 3 hour train ride can be long with a round trip of 36 miles just going up on Hwy 29 and then back down the same way.  If you want to see the gorgeous scenic beauty of Napa Valley then we think that the Lunch Package on the Napa Valley Wine Train is the best package to pick because during dinner its dark outside and you can’t see anything at all to really enjoy the beautiful sights of Napa Valley. As for the Napa Valley Wine Train dress code, there is no dress code, you can wear anything you want to make your experience a special one.  Napa Valley Wine Train address is 1275 McKinstry Street, Napa and leaves from the station at different set times depending on different packages you choose.

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