Fall Wine Tasting Events

Fall Wine Tasting Events

Sit back and relax as you watch the sunset over Cuyahoga Valley and enjoy a glass of wine (or six) in vintage train cars. This fall, enjoy wine tasting on the train with Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! Grape Escape is our premier wine sampling event where passengers enjoy a two hour ride sampling six different wines. Every passenger will enjoy light catered appetizer from Creekside and receive a commemorative wine glass. With multiple wine tasting events, there’s an opportunity to try a variety of wines from local wineries to around the world. See below for our full event offerings this fall!

Italian Wines | September 15

Enjoy five select wines from one of the most romantic cultures countries, Italy. Train departs at 7:30 p.m. from Akron Northside Station, event concludes at 9:30 p.m.


Autumn Reds | October 27

Some leaves turn a deep autumn red, just like the color of wine! Train departs at 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station, event concludes at 9:30 p.m.


Screwcaps for the Holidays | November 4

Make the season bright and classy without corks! Train departs at 2 p.m. from Rockside Station, event concludes at 4 p.m.


Grape Escape is only for passengers ages 21+. Passengers without a valid ID will not be permitted to board. Passengers may purchase other beverages and snacks form the concession car at an additional cost. We accept cash and credit cards except American Express. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling our customer service team at 1-800-468-4070 x1.

Not a huge wine person? We understand! Check out our beer tasting excursions, Ales on Rails™ .

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is a tourist excursion railway and private sector, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating in partnership with Cuyahoga Valley National Park. CVSR is located in Northeast, Ohio and runs through 33,000 acres of land that is part of the National Park System. The train travels from stations in Independence, OH to Akron, OH.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers a variety of excursions year round. Climb aboard for scenic tours, dining programs, beer and wine tastings, family entertainment and more! The train offers an excellent view of the natural scenery and wildlife of the national park.

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