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Make your day in wine country memorable on a 6-hour tour aboard the Napa Valley Wine Trolley. The open-air cable car is a replica of the historic trolleys seen in San Francisco and offers gorgeous views of the vineyards as you travel to four wineries to sample the local blends. An expert guide will accompany you along the way, providing fun and factual commentary about Napa’s rich history. You’ll enjoy catered lunch from Yountville's NapaStyle, owned by celebrity chef Michael Chiarello.


  • Napa wine country tour by open-air trolley
  • Experience Napa’s gorgeous scenery from a fun and unique perspective
  • Ride in a replica of a historic San Francisco cable car
  • Visit four family-owned wineries for tastings
  • Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch catered by a Michael Chiarello’s NapaStyle in Yountville
  • Pickup and drop-off from Oxbow Market included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The picnic lunch catered by celebrity chef Michael Chiarello, as seen on Bravo's Top Chef Masters, really tops off a quintessential day in Napa.

What You Can Expect

Napa Valley Wine Trolley

Open-air Wine Tasting Trolley

Your wine country experience will begin with pickup at Oxbow Market in Napa. Hop aboard the open-air Napa Valley Wine Trolley and soak up the views as you take off. A local guide will join you on board to pass along stories about the region’s wine culture and history.

You’ll make stops at four family-run wineries, receiving private tastings at each. Learn about the local cellars, their notable varietals and what makes this region one of the best in the world. (Please note that wine-tasting fees range between USD$15 - $25 and are not included with your ticket.)

Afterward, enjoy an afternoon picnic lunch catered by NapaStyle, owned by celebrity chef Michael Chiarello. (A sample menu is provided below.) You’ll sit and enjoy your gourmet sandwiches in a garden, vineyard or wine cellar, weather depending. Wine is also available for purchase to complement your meal, and water bottles will be provided.

After lunch with your fellow travelers and a full day of wine tasting, your trolley will return you to Oxbow Market. There are several wonderful dining options in the area if you’d like to continue exploring around Napa.


Select from the following sandwiches and includes a chickpea and farro salad and freshly baked cookies.
1) Calabrese Italian
2) Roasted turkey
3) Toasted-Spice chicken
4) Forever-Roasted pork
5) Tuna conerva
6) Roasted vegetable

Customer Reviews

Millie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Wonderful trip. Great tour guide Eran. Would highly recommend!,

Doreen M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great time. Punctual, enough time at each winery stop, delicious lunch, pleasant and courteous conductor of the trolley. Much better and much more fun than the Wine Train!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Better than drunk was wonderful !

Roger L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great trip for first time tasters. Our guide Joe was informative and fun. We had a bunch of young just turning 21 girls on the trolley and he handled them like a pro.

Terry F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

We had a wonderful trip, Guy was a great guide! The wine tasting was fabulous! Missed the trolley but the bus worked out fine.

Donna S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was amazing! We went to 4 vineyards, some more over the top than others...lunch was tasty with a fabulous setting and the Trolley was a great mode of transportation for a beautiful day!

Albina H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

It was awesome!!!!!!

Carmen N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

Marjorie C

4 star rating: Recommended October 2015

Unfortunately the trolley broke down but we had a great driver, Doug. The comfort of the limo van was nice. It was great leaving the driving to Doug!

Nestor R

4 star rating: Recommended June 2015

Joe was great! He was entertaining and informative. One of the wineries was great. one was very good. The first winery polished the bar before we arrived and there was still residue on it. The wine was OK. The second winery was the best. The host was great and the tour was as well. The third was ok and the last was good. All of us on the trolley had an enjoyable time.

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