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Napa Valley Wine Train to Introduce New Afternoon Tea Service

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

Feb 4, 2022

© Napa Valley Wine Train

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Napa Valley Wine Train announced new afternoon tea service that will feature three types of crafted teas and a multicourse menu of classic accompaniments prepared by the train’s culinary team. Adults and guests 10 years old and up will be able to enjoy this service every weekend in April and May as they take the three-hour journey through Napa Valley’s scenery. A caviar course can be purchased to enhance the experience.

 

Napa Valley Tea

© Napa Valley Wine Train

“We’ve created our new tea service as a perfect way to spend quality time with loved ones over a comforting cup of tea and flavorful treats in a luxury atmosphere,” said Nathan Davis, general manager, Napa Valley Wine Train. “There is no better setting to transport guests to the glory days of afternoon tea than our train’s antique Pullman railcars, which have been beautifully restored with Honduran mahogany paneling, brass accents, etched glass partitions and plush armchairs.”

 

Tea service will begin with a welcome glass of sparkling wine (or cider for those under 21) alongside a selection of cheeses. A tea cart will travel through the railcar serving tea in classic, ornate cups. The second course includes a soup and side salad, followed by finger sandwiches, warm scones and accompaniments, and strawberries with cream Chantilly. Petit fours and miniature desserts round out the experience.

 

Napa Wine Train

© Napa Valley Wine Train

For an additional $135 per two-top, guests can add caviar and accoutrements such as potato chips, mini blinis, egg, scallions and more. More than 40 mostly local wines will also be available for purchase.

 

Check-in for the new afternoon tea will begin at 10:30 a.m., with boarding at 11 a.m. for an 11:30 a.m. departure. The train travels 36 miles from Downtown Napa to St. Helena. Tickets are $165 per person.

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