20 Reasons Why Frog's Leap Winery is a Family-Friendly Napa Valley Destination

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Frog's Leap Winery in Napa Valley is one of the most family-friendly wineries. A visit to this off-the-beaten-track hidden gem in Rutherford is a lovely way to slow down and unwind.

Here are 20 reasons why it's a great destination for families visiting Napa Valley with kids.

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1. It's situated in Rutherford, right in the heart of Napa Valley just off Highway 128.

2. The owners are passionate winemakers championing organic grape-growing and dry farming, even incorporating certain biodynamic farming practices.

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3. Visiting this family-owned winery is an authentic experience, akin to visiting a friend's country house.

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4. The estate garden is a feast for the senses with seasonal flowers and chirping birds abound.

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5. The main building is charming and has nice little nooks inside for conversations over glasses of Merlot.

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6. Wine-tasting on the terrace is a quintessential Californian outdoor living experience.

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7. The place is casual and inviting, everyone feels instantly welcomed and at ease.

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8. The place used to be a frog farm. The founder John Williams used to be the sole employee at Stag's Leap (Judgement of Paris, anyone?). Hence the name, Frog's Leap. Every kid can understand and appreciate this name for a winery.

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9. Any place where kids can look for frogs in a pond is a family-friendly place.

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10. And they really do have frogs. Have your kids look for them. This will occupy them for awhile.

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11. They have an aromatic garden, which can be very educational for future "noses".

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12. A chicken coop right by the gardens (while dad and mom taste the Zinfandel)? Amazing entertainment value for the kids!

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13. There are lots of shades to cool you down for those long strolls.

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14. They have welcoming and enthusiastic staff who'll explain their winemaking philosophies.

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15. The wine flight is a good value, don't be afraid to ask for the Sauvignon Blanc to start.

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16. They have thoughtful amenities for the kids: fruit juice, crayons, and cute Frog's Leap Winery coloring sheets.

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17. The winery requires reservations to visit, which guarantees a peaceful environment.

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18. Seated wine-tasting in the garden takes away the pressure of boutique/bar-style tasting. Everyone can grab a seat and enjoy his favorite activity.

19. The wine? Lovely. Make sure you try their cult favorite rosé "La Grenouille Rougantée" and their estate Cabernet Sauvignon.

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20. The winery's official motto is "Time's fun with you're having flies!" Cheers to that!

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Stay Chic and Travel On,

Melody xx

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