Check out these kid friendly wineries – our top choices for great places for kids in the Wine Country.
Going wine tasting with your children? Select wineries that offer activities your children will want to do. Slow down your pace so that everyone enjoys the day. Rushing from one tasting room to the next won’t be fun for the kids.
More and more wineries are making their tasting rooms family friendly. You’ll find that many wineries have special events for the children scheduled throughout the year…especially around holidays.
Kid Friendly Wineries in Sonoma County
Chalk Hill Estates Vineyard and Winery
Address: 10300 Chalk Hill Rd., Healdsburg, CA
Telephone: (707) 657-4837
Open daily 10AM – 4PM. Call for reservations.
If your children are old enough for horseback riding, they will love an outing to Chalk Hill. This Russian River Valley winery offers equestrian tours of the estate at 9 AM, 11:30 AM, and 4 PM. You can also enjoy a variety of wine tasting options.
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Address: 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
Telephone: (707) 857-1485
Open 11AM – 6PM daily.
Francis Ford Coppola has created a destination winery that is fun for the entire family. Swim in the luxurious pool, enjoy live entertainment on summer weekends, tour the movie museum, play board games or bocce ball, enjoy a meal, or read inside an Indian teepee. And, yes…there’s wine to taste as well! Special events are held throughout the year such as the Annual Halloween Carnival. One of the wine country’s great places for kids.
Larson Family Winery
Address: 23355 Millerick Rd., Sonoma
Telephone: (707) 938-3031
Open daily 50AM – 5PM
Parents enjoy wine tasting in a barn while the kids sip juice and color at a child-size table. Bring a picnic to enjoy outdoors where the children can enjoy a petting zoo with llamas and goats, play bocce, horsehoes, baggo, cornhole, and ride a variety of toys. Special events are planned for children throughout the year.
Kid Friendly Wineries in the Napa Valley
Castello di Amorosa
Address: 4045 N. St. Helena Hwy., Calistoga
Telephone: (707) 967-6272
Open 9:30AM – 5PM during Nov.-Feb. an 9:30-6 Mar.-Oct.
Most children are fascinated by the castle which includes a dungeon and torture chamber. Families can enjoy private tasting areas where parents can sample wine while children enjoy grape juice and a coloring station.
Kid Friendly Wineries in Paso Robles
Address: 3380 Branch Rd., Paso Robles
Telephone: (805) 226-9922
Open daily 10 AM – 5 PM.
Take a winery tour and sample delicious Paso Robles wines while the kids feed the Koi and sail a remote control boat. One of the great places for kids in the Wine Country!
Have you found any Great Places for Kids, or Kid Friendly Wineries Where Kids are Welcomed While Parents Taste Wine? If so, please share their names and locations. We would love to hear about your experiences.