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Far from the rolling hills of Napa and Beaujolais, Thai wineries are gaining international recognition and with good reason. Read on to find out more about Thai wine country and where to go when traveling Thailand with kids.

July 19, 2019

Traveling Thailand with Children: A Visit to Thai Wine Country

traveling Thailand with kids

En route from Lisbon, to Galicia we decided to spend a night in the Douro Valley, Portugal’s famed wine region. We selected the Aquapura Hotel because it has a great reputation, was in good proximity to wineries and they were offering an amazing deal on the rooms. Our grand plan was as follows: 1.  Check […]

April 28, 2014

Wine Tasting with Kids in the Douro Valley, Portugal (Tales from the Road (Trip) … with Kids Part 4)

The beautiful infinity pool at Aquapura. Grapevines and the River Douro are the perfect backdrop.

We all know our own limits when it comes to tasting and drinking wine.  And that’s obviously very important.  It’s just as important, however, to know your kids’ limits as well.  No, of course I don’t mean their limits with respect to tasting wine.  I mean their limits with respect to how many wineries they’ll […]

March 10, 2014

Know Your (Kids’) Limits – More on Winery Visits

You and your kids can enjoy a visit to wineries. You just need to know your kids limits and schedule other activities to keep them interested and happy.

We used to live in San Francisco. As huge wine geeks, we took ample advantage of our proximity to Napa and Sonoma (and Anderson Valley) by making frequent day trips to “wine country.” It was so easy to hop in the car, drive the hour plus up Highway 101, drop into a winery or two, […]

February 16, 2014

6 Tips for Visiting Wine Country with Kids