I was absolutely delighted when I heard that the Napa Valley had its very own wine train and that it utilized classic Pullman carriages! What a fabulous way to spend a day in the stunning Napa Valley! The wine train offers a range of different journeys from evening to day, themed to unthemed, with and without wine tastings etc to suit everyone.
We chose a day tripper which involved getting to the station for 10.30am and returning at 2.30pm. I booked the tickets about a month or so ahead and would highly recommend doing this as the station was full when we arrived.
Go to Grgich Hills Winery
What a stunning winery! Our group from the train had a private tour of the winery with a fantastic tasting. The highlights were the Chardonnay, Fume Blanc (an unusual slightly smoky white) and the Zinfandel. I had been a little concerned that it might be a very mainstream big bland winery to accommodate the various tastes of…