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|DATE / TIME||EVENTS / INDUSTRY||LOCATION|
|Feb 03, 2016-|
Feb 03, 2016
10:00AM - 02:30PM
|Napa Valley Wine Train Introduces the Big Game Train on February 3, 2016|
Experience Napa Valley like never before with NFL and MLB legends Dick Vermeil, Vida Blue and others in celebration of Super Bowl 50!
Wine Train station
WHAT: The Napa Valley Wine Train, offering guests a 36-mile round-trip journey from Napa to St. Helena through beautiful Wine Country vineyards and past famous and historic wineries, is pleased to announce the Big Game Train to celebrate Super Bowl 50. Superstar athletes and coaches – Dick Vermeil, Vida Blue, Rick Mirer, Terry Hoage, Dave Wilcox, Damon Huard and Sam Williams – will be on board to provide meet and greet opportunities for guests throughout the picturesque, three-hour journey through Napa Valley.
Executive Chef Kelly Macdonald has curated a special four-course menu to pair with NFL superstar coach Dick Vermeil’s proprietary wines from Vermeil Wines. The menu will include items such as roasted pumpkin soup with serrano ham and green onions; roasted beef tenderloin with bok choy, roasted root vegetable, mushroom toast and a pomegranate cabernet reduction sauce as well as Chèvre cheesecake with fig compote. Wine pairings include the Vermeil Wines Sauvignon Blanc, “Dutton Ranch” Chardonnay, XXXIV Proprietary Red Wine, and Zinfandel Luvisi “1908” Vineyard. Additionally, Rick Mirer will pour tastes of his Mirror Sauvignon Blanc and Terry Hoage will pour tastes of his TH Estates Gap Cuvee Blanc for guests upon arrival at the train station.
The Napa Valley Wine Train will donate $10 of each Big Game Train ticket to the NFL HOF Players Foundation, which assists and honors Hall of Fame players who have made contributions to the sport through their talents. NFL HOF Players Foundation board member Dave Wilcox will be present on the day of the Big Game Train to represent the foundation.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
WHERE: Wine Train Station
1275 Mckinstry Street, Napa, CA, 94559
COST: $189 per person on the Gourmet Express or $249 per person on the Champagne Vista Dome Car
RESERVATIONS: Please call (800-427-4124) or visit http://winetrain.com/package/the-big-game-train/
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