Hop aboard a wine train for Christmas in Texas

Posted by Anita Froneman on 6 November 2020

The festive season is nearly here and the Grapevine Vintage Railroad in Texas, USA is offering a Christmas Wine Train experience between December 3 and 17.

A trip on board a Victorian-era inspired carriage, with a glass of wine in hand, seems like the perfect way to end off 2020.

‘These adults-only excursions offer an escape from the hustle-and-bustle of the season inside the beautifully decorated coaches of the Grapevine Vintage Railroad,’ the company says.

Texas is prime wine making country as the dry and sunny climate allows for subtropical conditions. Popular Texan wines include Burklee Hill Vineyards, Lost Draw Cellars, Brennan Vineyards and Duchman Family Winery.

Your train ticket includes assorted hors d’oeuvres, two complimentary glasses of fine Texas wine served in a souvenir glass and onboard entertainment including a DJ and Santa Claus.

Additional wine will be available for purchase. The trips last approximately two hours. Tickets are $45 (R710) per person.

Take a look at last year’s festivities:

 

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#ChristmasWineTrain https://buff.ly/2UQBCCO⠀ ⠀ All aboard the Grapevine Wine Train! If you haven’t visited Grapevine, Texas, the Christmas Capitol of Texas, you are missing out on one of the most festive cities in the Lone Star State. Located in the middle of Dallas and Fort Worth, Grapevine, Texas is the home of numerous wineries, a historic downtown, and of course, the famous Grapevine Vintage Railroad.⠀ ⠀ When the lights start twinkling over main street, you know it’s the holiday season. With over 1,400 different Christmas events (yes, that wasn’t a typo, there’s over 1,400 holiday events in the span of 40 days), there’s bound to be a few activities that pop out to you. ⠀ ⠀ At $45 dollars a person, this excursion is the perfect way to start off the holidays. Sit down in the comfortable coach and enjoy two complimentary glasses of fine wine in your very own souvenir wine glass. Sit back and relax as heavy hors-d’oeuvres and desserts are passed around as you look out the window at the moving landscape.

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Spending the evening with Santa on @visitgrapevine’s #ChristmasWineTrain!

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Picture: Facebook/Grapevine Vintage Railroad






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