It is aptly named after the strongest alcoholic beverage made from grapes.
The Champagne Vista Dome is a two story rail car that was built in 1952 and was one of the first ten full dome cars constructed by Pullman Standard.
Originally an abandoned boxcar, the newest addition to the Napa Valley Wine Train’s consist was renovated in the Napa Valley Wine Train’s train yard in Napa over an 8 month period and joined the daily runs in June 2013.
The Power Car ensures constant power supply for the Train, operating lights, air conditioning, fans, and the kitchen, even when the engines do their turnaround in St. It is believed to be the only power car in existence that passengers can enter and walk through while in operation.
In 1960, the Denver Rio Grande Western Railroad bought several of these Northern Pacific cars for its Ski Train service from Denver to Winter Park.
And while nibbling some rich dark chocolate while sipping a merlot of pinot noir is enjoyable, have you ever dreamt of the two becoming more closely entwined? Aldi is now stocking a range of sweet dessert wines, which includes a £9.99 500ml bottle of Rubis Chocolate Wine.
Dating back from 1915, they boast their original owner’s logo: the Northern Pacific Yin-Yang.
This car has an observation deck for guests to enjoy the beautiful Napa Valley weather.
In 1995, it was bought by the Napa Valley Wine Train and named the “Champagne Vista Dome.” Its exterior was refurbished at the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus train yard and joined the line in 1997.
Today, the Champagne Vista Dome offers exclusive luxury dining upstairs and a state of the art kitchen downstairs.