Mark your calendars! The Washington Wine Express will steam into the forest and foothills of Mt. Rainier.

May 6 & 7, August 6, and September 9 & 10, 2017

You’re cordially invited to join the Mt. Rainier Railroad and Logging Museum (MRRR) for the Washington Wine Express, an experiential wine tasting journey on the Old Milwaukee Road through the forests and foothills of Mt. Rainier! Aboard the Washington Wine Express, you’ll enjoy gourmet hors d’ouevres and select award-winning Washington wines, while conversing with vintners and sommeliers on the train and at the MRRR’s historic logging camp.

Once at the MRRR Logging Museum, you’ll have two hours to visit sampling stations featuring many prominent Washington wineries, and interact directly with the vintners and growers producing these fabulous vintages. In between tastings, cleanse your palate with a broad spectrum of epicurean delights selected and prepared just for this special event. It’s a unique culinary experience you don’t want to miss!

Couple Drinking Wine
Polson 70 Train

Your fare includes all wine tastings throughout the excursion, one glass of wine of your choice served in a souvenir MRRR commemorative wine glass, live musical entertainment, a scrumptious meal at the museum, and dessert served during the train ride home. And be sure to bring your smartphone or camera to capture all the fun and beauty along the way, as well as your own smiling selfies!

Boarding times are 10:30 a.m. for the first excursion, and 2:30 p.m. for the second excursion, with all departures from the MRRR’s historic Elbe Depot. The Washington Wine Express arrives back at Elbe at 2:00 p.m. for the first excursion, and 6:00 p.m. for the second excursion. Consider extending the fun by staying overnight in the area. Check out the Nisqually Lodge and other lodging options nearby.


Book now by calling 888-STEAM-11

Please note:

This special event is adults-only event, and all passengers MUST be at least 21 years of age with valid ID. IDs will be checked before boarding.

You cannot bring your own alcoholic beverages on board.

The event area is in an outdoor area of a historic logging camp. Please dress according to both current and anticipated weather conditions, as you can expect cool or rainy weather any time in Washington! Sturdy walking shoes are recommended.

Restrooms are available at the event site.

Remember to drink responsibly, and have a great time!

Polson Logging Side View

The Washington Wine Express is a special event produced by Mt Rainier Railroad on behalf of the non-proft Western Forest Industries Museum. All Mt Rainier Railroad ticketing and cancellation polices are effective for this special event train.