Weekday Escape Wine Train Special – March 1 – May 31

The Hilton Garden Inn and the Wine Train are offering a delightful Weekday Escape Package at a tremendous value! Hop on board the Wine Train for a three-course gourmet lunch in the Gourmet Express car while enjoying the lush springtime views of the Napa Valley. Following your leisurely afternoon, extend your mini-holiday by checking into the Hilton Garden Inn for a restful evening in one of our beautifully appointed guest rooms.


The Weekday Escape package for two is available March thru May, 2014, Sunday through Thursdays nights only for $329 per couple. It will also include a full cook to order breakfast for two each morning and in addition to the train, you will also receive 2 for 1 tasting passes for five premier Napa Valley wineries (a $120 value).


Special Terms and Conditions: Package is only available March-May, Sunday-Thursday. Only for use with Gourmet Express Lunch Package.

Call today to book your room as space for this fantastic package is very limited. (707) 252-0444 or book online by clicking here

Week of Monday June 2-8, 2014

Weekly Events in Napa Valley

Week of Monday June 2-8, 2014




Food and Wine Pairing at Sterling Vineyards – Enjoy delicious Sterling wines paired with a locally prepared wonderful entrée or charcuterie platter. Call to reserve in advance. $15-$25pp 10:30am-4:30pm (available daily)



Napa Farmers Market – Oxbow Market, 8:00am-12:30pm

Cooking with Julie – Insider’s tour of the NV culinary scene. Start by browsing the NV Farmers Market. Learn how to select and cook what you can find at a FM. Includes tour and tastings, hands-on cooking class, recipes, 3 course lunch and logo apron. $225 8am-4pm

Dog Bar at Bardessono – $25 cover charge includes glass of Pine Ridge Wine, snacks from Lucy Restaurant and Bar. ‘Yappy hour’ in support of Napa Humane. 5pm-7pm



Wine Tours aboard the Napa Valley Wine Trolley – join an exciting wine tasting tour through NV aboard a motorized Cable Car. Enjoy scenic views, wonderful tours and tastings and a catered lunch at Michael Chiarello’s NapaStyle. Available daily from 10:30am-4:30pm $99pp.



Live at Silo’s – Darrel Edwards delights with Funkn R&B, neo-soul rhythm and blues. 7pm-11pm , no charge.

Dar Williams, The Honesty Room at City Winery – Live music by Dar Williams. 8pm, see the Napa Valley Opera House website for prices and details.

Ralph Woodson/Unplugged at DTJ’s – See Ralph Woodson at Downtown Joe’s . Enjoy acoustic guitar played a variety of genres and songs while you eat. 9pm -11pm



St. Helena Farmers Market – 7:30am – 12:00pm at Crane Park in St. Helena

Live at Silo’s – Lily Wilson with Marie-Juliette Bird. 8pm-11pm, $15 cover charge



Napa Farmers Market – Oxbow Market, 8:00am-12:30pm

Calistoga Farmers Market – located at Sharpsteen Museum Assn. 8:30am – 12pm

Live at Silo’s – Isis and the Cold Truth 8pm – 11pm.  $15 cover charge



The Marvelous Wonderettes – Napa Valley Playhouse presents ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’. 2pm showing, $30 general admission.

Top Drink: The Art of the Cocktail – enjoy signature cocktails created by the valley’s best mixologists. A fundraiser for Napa Valley Museum. 2pm – 5pm $30 at the door.




Napa Valley Wine Train – Wine, Dine and Dream


Life is hard. Stop the madness and take a break from the stress of life. The Napa Valley Wine Train and the Hilton Garden Inn have created the “Wine, Dine, and Dream” vacation package to offer guests a blissful and stress free Napa Valley experience at a rate worth dreaming about.

The Vacation Package Includes:

  • A one or multiple night stay at A Hilton Garden Inn Napa
  • Gourmet lunch on the Napa Valley Wine Train, and after lunch either, a tour of the Domaine Chandon Winery (Friday through Sunday) or the Grgich Hills Winery (seven days a week)
  • Two for one tastings at up to five select Napa Valley wineries

About the Winery Tours:

  • Grgich Hills Winery Tour: Enjoy a three-course lunch in one of the Wine Train’s Gourmet Dining Cars, disembark at Grgich Hills, then board the train again for dessert and a trip back to Napa. Grgich Hills is famous for putting Napa wines ‘on the map.’ Available daily.
  • Domaine Chandon Winery Tour: Domaine Chandon is known for its sparkling bubbly. Partake in a three-course gourmet lunch as you journey northbound, then have a private one-hour tour and tasting at Domaine Chandon. Available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

November 16 – April 30:

  • One night, two people – $409.00*(regularly $529.00)
  • Two nights, two people – $530.00* (regularly $650.00)

May 1 – November 15:

  • One night, two people – $465.00* (regularly $585.00)
  • Two nights, two people – $642.00* (regularly $785.00)

To Book: Click Here


*Prices subject to hotel availability.


Napa Valley Wine Train

The Napa Valley Wine Train provides a relaxing three-hour, thirty-six mile round-trip journey from the historic town of Napa, through one of the world’s most well known wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena, and back.

Guests aboard the Wine Train enjoy a freshly prepared lunch or dinner inside a fully restored 1915-1917 Pullman Dining Car or 1952 Vista Dome car as they pass the vineyards and wineries of Napa Valley. They also have the option of pre-purchasing a winery tour.

To see our hotel packages Click here

For more info www.winetrain.com



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Hilton Garden Inn Daily Happy Hour

From soup or salad to steak or pasta, The Great American Grill at Hilton Garden Inn Napa has delicious appetizers, entrees and even desserts to help fulfill your appetite. Come see us, or dial ’0′ on your in-room phone to be transferred to Room Service! 7 days a week!

Happy Hour includes:

-50% off Special Appetizer Menu from 5-6pm Daily

-Complimentary wine tasting of house wine or featured winery (Only available on select Days) Please see Front Desk for more details.

Balloons Above the Valley

Napa Valley Balloon Rides

Join Balloons Above the Valley for a one-of-a-kind wine country tour that you will remember for a lifetime. Our friendly, experienced pilots will escort  you above the vineyards, where you can explore the beautiful Napa Valley at a bird’s eye view. Your ballooning excursion includes a pre-flight café & pastry service, and a full champagne brunch celebration following the flight.  Bring your camera and a sense of adventure…we’ll take care of the rest.

800.464.6824 or 707.253.2222

For more info, or to book a flight online Click here



Platypus Sonoma and Napa Wine Tours

Join a Tour, or schedule a Private Tour for you and your group.

  • Visit four wineries — rich in charm and history
  • Take in awesome and inspiring views
  • Taste some of the World’s most delicious wines
  • Learn tidbits of local wine making history and culture
  • Dine on a scrumptious picnic lunch — served at a winery
  • Feel you’ve really experienced the real Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Country!
  • $99 per person (tasting fees not included)

(707) 253-2723 www.platypustours.com



Robert Mondavi Winery – Daily Wine Tours

The Robert Mondavi Winery was one of the first in the Napa Valley to welcome visitors for tours, events, concerts and tastings. Since then, our visitor programs have become world-renowned. The winery is open to visitors daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.**, and closed on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. To make a reservation on-line, please click on one of the programs below.  For additional information, please call Robert Mondavi Winery at 1-888-RMONDAVI (888-766-6328); option 2


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