Wineries add attractions for one-stop sipping

on 22/09/10 at 8:13 am

Wine

Think a winery visit means bellying up to a bar with a couple of glasses and a spit bucket? You haven’t been to wine country lately.

These days you’re likely to find all kinds of added attractions, from restaurants to farmers’ markets to cocktail bars.

And then there’s Francis Ford Coppola’s latest venture which, once construction is complete, will include a swimming pool.

The idea is to help wineries stand out at a time when competition for shrinking tourist dollars is fierce and create something more than just another stop on the trail.

{Full story via AP}

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