Francis Ford Coppola and The Godfather go hand-in-hand: The 1972 hit movie made Coppola a household name, and after winning multiple Academy Awards, the 80-year-old screenwriter and film director focused on a different kind of family-oriented business.
Located in Geyserville, California, the Detroit native established the Francis Ford Coppola Winery—a place he created for families to enjoy time together with spacious pools and cabins overlooking mountains.
After spotting children playing near a fountain and asking their parents if they could jump in, Coppola accommodated them with two swimming pools totaling a whopping 3,600 square feet.
Lounge chairs surround the two pools, but if you want the ultimate experience at the Winery, you’ll want to reserve a cabin for yourself and the rest of the family. The cost of cabin reservations vary depending on specific days, with Mondays through Thursdays being the most budget-friendly.
Fridays through Sundays have a slightly bumped up price, but holiday weekends are definitely the priciest, because who doesn't want to celebrate with wine and pool time. Of course, as with other places, it pays to be a member, in this case, a Wine Family Member.
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