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Western Train Routes

Coast Starlight | Seattle - Portland - Los Angeles 

Napa and Sonoma usually get all the attention, but let Amtrak's Coast Starlight take you to the heart of Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo wine country, where 250 wineries spread among two major wine grape-growing regions blend right in with cowboy culture, gourmet fare and farmers' markets. Enjoy tastings and tours while traveling parts of the stunning Central California coastline. A toast to great memories is just an Amtrak away.

Top 10 Wineries to Visit on the Coast Starlight:

  • Vina Robles Vineyards & Winery
  • Eberle Winery 
  • Kelsey See Canyon Vineyards 
  • Claiborne & Churchill Winery
  • Almquist Winery
  • Brown Family Vineyards Tasting Room
  • ENSO Winery 
  • Helvetia Winery
  • San Antonio Winery
  • The Blending Lab Winery

Empire Builder | Chicago - St. Paul/Minneapolis - Spokane - Portland/Seattle 

Ride Amtrak's Empire Service to uncork the taste of New York's Finger Lakes wine region, where more than 100 wineries invite you to stop and sip a while. In between, enjoy stunning lake views, dramatic waterfalls and fragrant fields of lavender. Make sure to save time and room for a stop (or two?) on the Finger Lakes Ice Cream Trail. What are you waiting for? Delicious memories are just an Amtrak away. 

Top 10 Wineries to Visit on the Coast Starlight:

  • City Winery Chicago
  • Valentino Vineyards 
  • Saint Croix Vineyards 
  • Urban Forage Winery and Cider House 
  • Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery
  • WineHaven Winery and Vineyard 
  • Barrister Winery
  • Maryhill Winery Spokane Tasting Room
  • Willamette Valley Vineyards 
  • Marchesi Vineyards & Winery 

Southern Train Route

Crescent | New York - Atlanta - New Orleans

You don't have to go west to sample some of the best wines in America. Ride Amtrak's Crescent to and through Virginia, home to more than 300 wineries. Stop in Charlottesville, where the Monticello Wine Trail invites you to tase award-winning vintages at more than 30 wineries. Virginia's rolling "blue" mountains, historic towns and Southern hospitality are just an Amtrak away. 

Top 10 Wineries to Visit on the Crescent:

  • Gotham Winery
  • Brooklyn Winery
  • Kaya Vineyard and Winery
  • Wolf Mountain Vineyards and Winery
  • Ankida Ridge Vineyards
  • Three Sisters Vineyards 
  • NOLA Tropical Winery
  • Monticello Wine Trail
  • Barboursville Vineyards
  • Jefferson Vineyards