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Napa Valley Wine Train from San Francisco: Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour

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This scenic, relaxing Napa Valley wine-tasting experience takes you from San Francisco to downtown Napa to ride the historic Napa Valley Wine Train. Traveling through wine country in a restored antique train, enjoy views of the rolling hills and lush vineyards of St Helena, Oakville, Rutherford and Yountville as you enjoy a gourmet 3-course meal. Hop off the train at the winery of your choice for a guided vineyard tour and tasting session. Choose from three different itineraries to visit Raymond Vineyards, Grgich Hills Estate or Charles Krug Winery to taste the best wine that Napa has to offer!
  • Visit Grgich Hills Estate, Charles Krug Winery, or Raymond Vineyards
  • Enjoy a 3-course lunch on the Napa Valley Wine Train from San Francisco
  • Napa wine tour package includes one winery tour and wine tastings 
  • No need to worry about who’s driving—round-trip transport provided
What to Expect
Meet your Napa Valley Wine Train tour at the San Francisco Ferry Building. If it’s a weekday, you take the ferry to Vallejo, and if it’s a weekend, you take a bus. Once in Vallejo, hop aboard a shuttle for the drive to Napa. In Napa, you board the Napa Valley Wine Train, and enjoy great views of the area, as well as a 3-course lunch accompanied by water, coffee, and tea. Depending on which option you chose at checkout, you visit either Grgich Hills Estate, Charles Krug Winery, or Raymond Vineyards for a winery tour and wine tasting. After your day, return to San Francisco the same way you came.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
9h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Round-trip ferry or bus transport between San Francisco and Vallejo
  • Round-trip shuttle transport between Vallejo and Napa Valley Wine Train
  • 3-course lunch on board
  • Wine tastings
  • Winery tour
  • Coffee, tea and water
  • Server gratuities (recommended)
  • Soft drinks, juice and alcoholic beverages (available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Any reserved seats not claimed within 10 minutes prior to departure may be released for resale
  • Duration of tour is based on an approximate basis and does not include travel time
  • Not wheelchair or scooter accessible
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Is it me I am on a Wine Train and the only drink we were offered was water at 7 dollars a bottle, the food started to arrive before we realised that if you want a drink you have to go out of you way to get one. There was no information about the vineyards and the food was far
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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 a 4 day trip to Napa the Wine
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Response from napavalleywinetr2017, Director of Sales at Napa Valley Wine Train from San Francisco: Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour
Responded 18 Nov 2018
Lovely to hear from you on your Group of 40 aboard a Private Wine Train journey was the Wine Train being the highlight of your 4-day event. We couldn't agree with you more. Executive Chef Donald Young has brought a wealth of experience and culinary expertise to the Wine Train the last 3 years. The culinary team exceeds expectations. We will ensure the leadership and operations team know that you appreciated Jacob and Jesse and the rest of the staff on board as well. Thank you again for booking with us; please do come back again.
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The Gourmet Lunch was delicious and the train ride was very nice. There were several stops on the way back for some reason which was a little annoying. The write up mentioned there would be someone explaining the difference between the different wineries, however no one did.
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We did the gourmet lunch and Raymond winery. Once we arrived at the train station we waited over an hour for tour to start. Once we started, we relaxed and enjoyed the drive to Raymond Winery. Raymond winery was excellent and the tastings were wonderful. Then off to the train
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Response from napavalleywinetr2017, Director of Sales at Napa Valley Wine Train from San Francisco: Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour
Responded 23 Oct 2018
We are so glad you enjoyed the Gourmet Express Lunch and Raymond Winery Tour. Love to hear you enjoyed our fine cuisine, and the service was exceptions. Regarding the transportation you selected from San Francisco to Napa. it sounds as if you choose the Ferry from the Terminal Building in SF at the Embarcadero, that departs early in the morning and returns to SF around 6:30 pm at night. The SF Connection is a great option for folks that don't mind the set schedule. Guest may want to consider other modes of transportation to Napa such as rental car, care service companies.
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This was a very fun tour. The wine train was neat. The food was excellent and the train itself was plush and deluxe. I wish the trip were longer. It would have been nice to have time to enjoy the lounge cars. The wine tour that accompanied the train trip was exceptional!
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Response from napavalleywinetr2017, Manager at Napa Valley Wine Train from San Francisco: Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour
Responded 19 Sep 2018
Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, we appreciate taking the time to let us know! We hope to see you again!
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