Uncork Fun in the Sun at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery & Retreat

Kids playing in the poo at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery & Retreat in Geyserville, California. (Photo credit: Amanda Marsalis)
Kids playing in the poo at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery & Retreat in Geyserville, California. (Photo credit: Amanda Marsalis)

Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to break out the sunscreen and pool toys and plan that family vacation. We suggest your clients visit the Francis Ford Coppola Winery & Retreat in Geyserville, California because there’s plenty of pool space for the kids to play in, 3,600-sq.-ft. to be exact, and more than 40 wines produced onsite for parents to try. The pool and outdoor Winery Park celebrates it 10th anniversary this season and is now accepting reservations for its Cabine and pool passes.

The Cabine Package Reservation for 4 accommodates adults and children ages 3 and up and includes pre-selected seating on the pool deck, four chaise lounges, and one cabine equipped with a private shower, four towels, up to four mini cans of sparkling wine, a deck of Coppola playing cards, and a copy of Zoetrope: All-Story magazine. Rates start at $135 for wine family members; $170 for non-members. Guests can also make an Individual Pool Pass Reservation, which accommodates one person, and includes one towel, use of public showers and locker rooms and the seating area on the lawn or in white bistro chairs on the pool deck. Rates for adults start at $28 for members; $35 for non-members. Rates for children ages 3-14 start at $12 for members; $15 for non-members. In addition to its pool and outdoor lawn area, the Francis Ford Coppola Winery features a wine tasting bar, two restaurants, a movie gallery, a performing arts pavilion and a park area with game tables and bocce courts. The 2016 season runs from April 1 through Oct. 29. For more information, call (707) 857-1471 or visit francisfordcoppolawinery.com.

After the day’s fun, your clients can enjoy luxurious accommodations at the stately Hotel Les Mars, a member of Relais & Chateaux in Healdsburg, California, located approximately 10 minutes south of the Winery. The 16-guestroom property features Estate KingSalon KingMansion KingMansion Queen and Grand King room categories that meld old world luxury and modern technology. Think WiFi access in a library of hand-carved walnut panels and leather-bound books and a home entertainment system housed within a Louis XV armoire. For more information, visit hotellesmars.com.