Wine Train Offers Napa's Only Night Winery Tour

Top Quote The Napa Valley Wine Train and Grgich Hills Estate team up to offer the only night time winery tour and tasting in the Napa Valley. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) March 05, 2011 - NAPA, CA - This March, for the first time ever, visitors to Napa Valley get to experience something new -an after hours Winery Tour. The Napa Valley Wine Train is now offering the Valley's only Evening Winery Tour featuring Grgich Hills Estate. On the Evening Winery Tour, guests are treated to a 90 minute behind the scenes winery tour before boarding the Train for a gourmet meal.

    Guests depart from Napa Valley Wine Train Station on an executive motor coach to Grgich Hills Estate. Once at the winery, they are treated to an exclusive tour, a private wine tasting and a cheese and wine pairing.

    Guests then board the Wine Train which stops at Grgich Hills Estate solely for the Evening Winery Tour guests to board. They will spend the next two hours leisurely savoring a multiple course gourmet dinner as the Train slowly returns to Napa.

    Cost is $165 per person and includes: winery tour, bus transportation, gourmet dinner, sales tax, and train fare. Tour starts at 5:45 pm and finishes at 9:30 pm. For more information:

    The tour is offered on Saturday nights. Passenger capacity for the tour limited to 24 people. For reservations, call (800) 427-4124.

    The Napa Valley Wine Train is one of the most unique and best Napa restaurants. This top dining establishment is housed in an 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 rail cars that are pure Americana. It offers guests great regional food and fabulous, hard-to-find wines.

    Press contact:
    Melodie Hilton, Napa Valley Wine Train (707) 251-5210
    Images available upon request

    The Napa Valley Wine Train ( is a one of Napa's most distinctive restaurants. Enjoy wine tours, wine tasting and great dining aboard meticulously restored antique rail cars during a leisurely 3-hour journey through the beautiful vineyards of Napa Valley.

    Grgich Hills Estate (, located in the heart of the Napa Valley, was founded in 1977 by Miljenko "Mike" Grgich and Austin Hills of the Hill Bros. coffee family after Mike's 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay won the now-famous Paris Tasting, beating the best of France. Today, Grgich Hills remains family owned and practices the art of winemaking, crafting food-friendly wines known for their consistency, quality and longevity. Grgich Hills Estate understands that great wines start in the vineyard, which is why their 366 acres is farmed organically and Biodynamically® with no insecticides, pesticides or artificial fertilizer. Starting with the 2004 vintage, all the Grgich Hills Estate wines have been made from grapes coming from their five Napa Valley vineyards, resulting in estate grown wines with great balance and finesse.

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