How many wine tastings can we do in one day? What is a trip for you? Are you traveling from one place to another? A wine train trip is much more than just a tour or an excursion. And multiple courses of fresh, gourmet Californian cuisine as the lush vineyards of the Napa Valley landscape overlook. We recovered a bygone era in a luxuriously vintage setting. Whether you choose lunch, dinner, romance, mystery, or exclusive private tours, it's a nod to elegant train travel days.
But there's nothing tiring about these trips. Napa Valley Wine Train, 1275 McKinstry Street, Napa, CA 94559. Tannins extracted from grape seeds and skins, tannins have an astringent or calcareous flavor and add body and structure to the wine. With its Honduran mahogany panels, brass details, engraved glass partitions and luxurious armchairs, the Wine Train also evokes the elegant glory days of luxury train travel in the early 20th century. It's time to rediscover hot air balloons, the outdoors, shopping, art walks, personal tours, wine cooking classes & and more.
You'll hop aboard a small group shuttle, usually with eight to twelve adventurers interested in wine on board who will visit an ever-changing selection of smaller, more intimate wineries, ideal for solo travelers, couples, and small groups of friendly people. Remember that you don't have to drink every drop of every wine; tables and bars are always equipped with flush buckets into which you can pour any wine you prefer not to drink. Some wineries and tasting rooms have a specific policy on waiving the tasting fee when purchasing a certain quantity of wine. We'll show you three charming hidden gem cellars (many of which are still family owned), with a lively and knowledgeable tour guide.
This old-school train service incorporates renovated Pullman train cars and offers a variety of tours to explore the Napa Valley; excursions range from a few hours to all day, with longer stops at wineries along the way. Whether you want to escape the crowds of Napa or just want to explore different varieties and flavor profiles influenced by the state's diverse geography, consider exploring other (but equally phenomenal) California wine regions. It may seem cliché to say that the Napa Valley Wine Train is more than the sum of its parts, but it is. The winery must crush and ferment the grapes and bottle the wine in a continuous process in its facilities.
Many wine clubs offer benefits such as free tastings, discounts, and exclusive invitations to tastings and educational seminars. The Napa Valley is arguably California's most famous wine region and its popularity attracts many wine lovers.