There are some wineries out there who want to get as many people in and out of their tasting rooms as quickly as possible, while others put a premium on relaxation for their guests. It is the latter wineries that tend to be the best places to go if you are looking to enjoy a picnic after your wine tasting experience. There are great wineries all over the country who go out of their way to ensure that guests stay by providing picnic tables, shelters, and plenty of other open spaces where you can throw down a blanket, open a bottle of wine, and enjoy some good food in beautiful surroundings. Let’s take a quick look at some of the best wine picnic destinations on offer to you all.
Gundlach-Bundschu Winery – Located in Sonoma County, this winery is all about making it easy for visitors to stick around and enjoy a picnic. While there is no food available for purchase on site, there are countless spaces on the massive grounds where you can enjoy a picnic. The winey has even created a perfect picnic spot, complete with tables. The layout of this place makes it ideal for picnic parties of all shapes and sizes.
RustRidge Ranch and Winery – Napa Valley is a popular destination spot for wine lovers, and one of the more unique tasting options can be found at this amazing winery, which is also home to a thoroughbred facility, which is great for those of you who love horses. This is another spot with plenty of great places to have a picnic, and you can even order boxed lunches from the nearby Cucina Italiana at Lake Berryessa. A little bit of forward planning makes Rustridge Ranch and winery a great picnic destination.
Cave B Winery – Located in the Columbia Valley region, the Cave B Winery offers everything you need for a full day out. You can start off by sampling their fabulous wines in the tasting room, followed by a picnic in a beautifully appointed area covered by trellises. You can then walk off your food and wine by following the trails that are located all around the winery grounds.
WillaKenzie Estate Winery – When considering a place for a picnic, many folks look at a spot that offers a fabulous view. That is certainly what you get with the hilltop setting found at the WillaKenzie Estate Winery in Willamette Valley. If you are looking for a delicious bottle of Pinot Noir to go with the food you brought along on the picnic, then you will certainly find one here.
Becker Vineyards – When you visit a winery, you are usually interested in the tastes that you will encounter, but at Becker Vineyards in Texas Hill Country, you will also experience sights and smells that are truly wonderful. The winery is home to acres of grass lawn that are perfect for hosting a picnic. Your senses will also be wonderfully assaulted by the smell of peach and lavender, making this spot a perfect summer picnic area.