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Take a ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train, including lunch, during this 11-hour tour from San Francisco. After transportation via ferry and shuttle from San Francisco, climb aboard the restored antique train to enjoy a gourmet, locally-sourced lunch and wine pairing. Travel through the Napa Valley's rolling vineyards for 3 hours towards the charming town of St Helena.
Arrive at the Ferry Building in San Francisco to board a ferry (Monday-Friday) or bus (weekends) to Vallejo. In Vallejo, transfer to a shuttle that will take you to the starting point of the Napa Valley Wine Train.
Climb aboard the antique restored train, where you'll be shown to your seat and poured a welcome glass of wine. Relax and enjoy the views out of the train's large glass windows as it travels north through Yountville, Oakville and Rutherford on the route to St Helena.
Take a break from the gazing at the scenery to explore the antique train. Visit the kitchen car to watch your gourmet lunch being prepared or stop by the lounge car to enjoy a cocktail or another glass of wine (own expense.)
Choose the first or second lunch seating (see Schedule & Pricing below for details.) The menu is seasonal, and features fresh, in-season ingredients (see Itinerary below for a sample menu.) The highly-acclaimed restaurant uses sustainable meat and produce and sources ingredients from within the Napa Valley whenever possible.
Hop off the Wine Train in St Helena in the early evening to board the shuttle for Vallejo, and take the ferry or bus back to San Francisco.
Great way to see the wine country. Beautiful!
Great way to see the wine country. Beautiful scenery!
A most enjoyable and brilliantly organised day
This was a great experience and exactly as described when you book. The bus to Napa we went on a Saturday was good, the driver was informative and entertaining. The train ride was outstanding. We ate lunch in the second seating they tell you when you get there if you are first or second seating. The scenery was great. It was a a cold, rainy day. At this time of year the vineyards are bare, but the hills were green and the fruit trees were in bloom. The food and drink on the train was excellent. In our party we had the salmon, steak and chicken and everyone was very happy with their food. There was about an hour of free time before and an hour and a half after the train ride in downtown Napa. The ferry ride back to SF was fine. We didn't know there were two stops - you can get off at Pier 39/Fisherman's Wharf or at the Ferry Building where the tour started.
Lord Sebastian United Kingdom
I really had a wonderful day on this tour, I got two wine tasting boards so I drank five glasses of different wines whilst relaxing in the lounge on the first half of the tour and then the next whilst having a superb lunch in the restaurant. What a marvelous tour, relaxing, excellent service and very tasty food with some good wines from the Napa valley that your traveling through.
Highly recommend this tour.
Such a great time! Excellent food, nice staff.
Excellent trip, well organised. The food and the service was wonderful throughout the day. It was a perfect gift for my father.
Hayley P United Kingdom
Food was amazing! Met some lovely people on the train. All the staff were great!
We had an awesome time! The trip was amazing and the train staff was just excellent!
The train ride was great. Went slow enough to see all wineries, and enjoy the ambience.
Food was perfect, and desserts delicious. Wonderful day.
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