Sonoma County: Most Kid Friendly Wineries

"Kid friendly" and "winery" are not terms generally associated with each other. However, California wine country is a popular family destination spot and, if done properly, can be a fun trek for the kids as well as the adults. IntoWine.com has scoured Sonoma County to find the best "kid friendly" wineries. The list below is in no particular order.

Arrowood Vineyards & Winery Glen Ellen - Informal but educational. An ideal place for the wine curious who want to learn about wine in an unpretentious environment. Arrowood is a cute country farm house with a nice view of the vineyards. More...

Benziger Family Winery Glen Ellen - Benziger is a must see destination spot for people planning a Sonoma winery tour. Beautiful, with a "Garden of Eden" feel to it, Benziger offers just about everything you can want in a winery experience with great wines, beautiful gardens, grand views, bio-diversity, hourly tours, picnic grounds, and even a playground for the kids. More....

Arista Winery Healdsburg - Set in the rolling hills of the Russian River area, Arista Winery is one of the best wineries for small group picnics, particularly if you are planning a tasting trip in Southwest Healdsburg. Arista has beautiful gardens with fountains and small waterfalls. They have patio picnic tables as well as tables spread out in different areas of the garden. This is a good place to plan your lunch or snack stop mid-day trip. More... 

Larson Family Winery Sonoma (City) - The winery is an old rodeo ranch and has a distinct cowboy feel to it. It is very a relaxed, family friendly winery with plenty of picnic tables, a bocce ball court, and green grass for blankets. A host of farm animals -horses and a llama named (pun intended) "Dolly Llama"- are present which only add to the cowboy feel. More....

Cline Cellars Sonoma (City) - An unpretentious old country home, Cline offers expansive picnic areas, a half dozen fountains and pools (no swimming), a bird zoo, and just plenty of beautiful flowers, trees, and plant life to make for a peaceful day at the winery. More...

Roche Winery Sonoma (City) - Roche offers horseback vineyard tours. More....

SL Cellars Kenwood - A converted old country schoolhouse right off Sonoma Highway, SL Cellars is a laid back place that hosts live music performances on weekends, SL Cellars is ideal for group picnics and outdoor events. More...

Landmark Vineyards Kenwood - An old mission style building with beautiful fountains, a large pond, and vast lawn space, Landmark is very good for outdoor event hosting (small and large group picnics). Food and wine pairings are offered by appointment as are wagon tours. More...

 

 

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