Napa Valley Wine Train

Napa Valley Wine Train could be valuable partner

October 12, 2018
Napa Valley Register
Star Editorial Board


The acrimony between the Napa Valley Wine Train and the city of St. Helena used to be the stuff of local legend. Stories abound about the mayor lying down on the tracks in protest, and the equally pugnacious Wine Train owner daring the city to wage war in court against him and a team of attorneys funded by his vast Rice-A-Roni fortune. read more

Napa Valley Wine Train

Napa Valley Wine Train, "Gamechanger" in Northbay Biz

July 13, 2018
Northbay Biz
Jane Hodges Young


The Napa Valley Wine Train's evolution over the last 30 years brings to mind one of The Grateful Dead's most famous lines, from a song, ironically, named Truckin': "What a long, strange trip it's been." read more

Brooks Street living room at Orinda Wilder

Brooks Street Builds Sterling Reputation for Highest Quality Custom Homes

February 20, 2018
Biz Journals
Press Release


As a custom homebuilder and master developer of Wilder's master-planned community, Brooks Street has spearheaded one of Northern California's most unique, beautiful and dynamic new luxury home communities... read more

Brooks Street Home being built at Orinda Wilder

Brooks Street Makes It Easy to Build a Dream Custom Home at Wilder, Orinda

December 12, 2017
Digital Journal
Press Release


Local builder Brooks Street is making it easy to build a custom home in the San Francisco Bay Area. The fully integrated real estate development company behind some of the most successful real estate in California.... read more

Proposed Wine Train Resort

Napa Valley Wine Train Owners Plan $100 Million Resort Development

June 3, 2017
Napa Valley Register
Jennifer Huffman


The owners of the Napa Valley Wine Train have submitted an application to the city to build a 348,000-square-foot, five-story resort at the current train station property on McKinstry Street... read more

Magic Butterflies

My Life in the Rail Arts District

May 20, 2017
Napa Valley Register
Kevin Courtney


How do we feel about murals in public places? Some people hate them. They'd prefer the color beige. For the past two decades, downtown has been home to some perfectly nice murals with historical themes.... read more

10Best Readers’ Choice: Transportation Winners

July 22, 2016
USA Today
10Best Editors


Transportation and travel are tightly intertwined, and this month we’re celebrating all the ways we get from Point A to Point B. From classic automobiles and historic train cars to stunt planes and historic ships, these forms of... read more

31 Things everyone should do in Napa Valley, according to a local

July 20, 2016
Business Insider
Cassidy Hopkins, INSIDER


Even locals will admit that a large percentage of the things you’ll do in the Napa Valley will involve wine, but hey, that’s nothing to complain about.... read more

Napa Valley Wine Train adds new train, tour

May 23, 2016
The Press Democrat
Cynthia Sweeney, Business Journal Staff Reporter


For the first time in its 27-year history the iconic Napa Valley Wine Train will make stops along its route, allowing guests to spend time tasting at four wineries. The new six-hour Quattro Vino tour will make stops... read more

‘Fun’ Silicon Valley-type office complex planned for Natomas

March 23, 2016
The Sacramento Bee
Bob Shallit


The Newport Beach company that last year bought the famed Napa Valley Wine Train is looking to make a big splash in suburban Sacramento. Brooks Street, a real estate development and investment company, is looking to build... read more

Developer plans ‘funky’ approach to Natomas commercial project

March 22, 2016
Sacramento Business Journal
Ben van der Meer, Staff Writer


Commercial development in Natomas tends to be conventional for a suburban setting: Low-rise office buildings and lots of familiar retailers. But Rich Knowland said he’s planning to buck that trend with a new office/hotel development. read more

Update: Napa Valley Wine Train Sold

September 15, 2015
Napa Valley Register
Jennifer Huffman


The iconic Napa Valley Wine Train has been sold for an undisclosed price by the family of its founder, the late Vince DeDomenico. The new owners are Seattle-based Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. and Brooks Street... read more