Napa Valley Just Got a Murder Mystery Train
If you drink too much, the perp escapes
Alright armchair Sherlocks, now’s your time to shine. Napa Valley Wine Train, an excursion railroad that chugs through wine country from Napa to St. Helena, recently teamed with The Murder Mystery Co. to create a limited-run whodunnit express.
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Beginning April 13th and running select nights through November 9th, the Napa Valley Wine Train will masquerade as a Prohibiton Era speakeasy. Performers will be decked out in ’20s garb — pinstripe suits, tassel skirts, cloche hats — and guests are encouraged to follow suit. We’re not entirely sure what the plot is for the night, but this snippet from the site is fantastic: “Things take a turn for the gutter at Mafia Don Lou Zar’s juice joint when someone is put on ice!”
It’s basically Al Capone meets Gatsby meets Agatha Christie meets a NorCal sunset (the experience starts at 6:30 and runs three hours), plus lots of premium wine. The train has 40 types of vino on hand, and your ticket includes a three-course dinner. If you’re able look up from your table setting, there should be a slew of clues and tells to help your carriage solve the murder … before the ride ends and he/she escapes.
For more information on booking tickets, head here.
All images via Napa Valley Wine Train
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