Napa Valley Wine Train Adventure to the Grgich Hills Estate

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Napa Valley Wine Train, Napa Valley, Californi...

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California winery Chateau Montelena in Calistoga, Napa Valley. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Get the Wine Train Bay Area Connection at the San Francisco Ferry Building.
The Wine Train offers  lunch or dinner on the Wine Train. They will pick you up when you disembark from the San Francisco Click on this lind to: Learn more.

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ http://www.vino-con-vista.com

California - Rutherford: Grgich Hills Estate

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The Grgich Hills Winery Tour

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I loved the  Grgich Hills Estate. It is a family owned and operated  winery  dedicated to “”00% estate grown certified organic and  Biodynamic® vineyards.  Founder and Winemaker Miljenko “Mike” Grgich,  inducted into the Vintner Hall of Fame in 2008, His Chateau Montelena Chardonnay that won the historic 1976  Paris Tasting, besting the top white Burgundies.

California - Rutherford: Grgich Hills Estate

California – Rutherford: Grgich Hills Estate (Photo credit: wallyg)

California - Rutherford: Grgich Hills Estate

California – Rutherford: Grgich Hills Estate (Photo credit: wallyg)

I had a gourmet three course lunch  in an elegant 1915 Pullman Lounge dining car as I traveled northbound from downtown Napa. It was a lovely scenic ride through the Napa Valley to Rutherford. At Rutherfore, I visited the Grgich Hills  Estate for a one-hour private tour and tasting.

Grgich Hills Estate

Grgich Hills Estate (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Check out the Lunch Packages:

Time Activity Details
10:30 AM Check In
10:35 AM Wine Tasting Seminar
11:00 AM Board the Train You will begin in our Petite Gourmet Car, and our meal service will begin as soon as you arrive.  Expect to begin eating at around 11:30 AM.
11:30 AM Train Departs
12:30 PM Disembark at Grgich Hills A representative from Grgich Hills will meet the train, and you will begin a short tour of Grgich Hills Winery.  Following the tour, there will be a private tasting in the winery itself, with time to purchase wines.
1:30 PM Re-board the Train When you re-board the train, our staff will direct you to a lounge car, where you can enjoy our dessert and coffee service.  The remaining hour of the trip is a good time to explore the rest of the train.
2:30 PM Train Returns to Napa
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