Saturday, 10 March is a special day at Village Farm & Winery in Wang Nam Khiao District of Nakhon Ratchasima, for it is on this evening the Night Harvest Festival of 2018 will take place.
Supported by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Nakhon Ratchasima Office, the event is aimed at creating awareness of the wonderful vineyard lifestyle and to promote healthy outdoor experiences.
The Night Harvest Festival starts with a welcome wine tasting at 17:30 Hrs. in the Village Farm & Winery vineyard. Come 19:00 Hrs. and guests will be treated to enchanting classical music as they continue to enjoy a variety of vintage wines and a delightful dinner. At 21:00 Hrs. the property’s winemaker will lead a stroll through the rows of harvest grapes and get to see how they are transported for crushing and fermenting. Following this, there will be cheeses, desserts and matching wines to round out the evening which concludes at around 22:00 – 23:00 Hrs.
Tickets for the Night Harvest Festival are 2,499 Baht for those 14 years and older, and 1,199 Baht for children from 3 to 13. Children under the age of 3 are free.
For those interested in exploring more of the countryside, nature-based activities and unique Thai local experiences on offer in Nakhon Ratchasima – known as the Switzerland of northeastern Thailand thanks to its picturesque scenery and cooler temperatures – there is an enticing choice. This includes Pha Keb Tawan or Thap Lan National Park and its Non-Toxic Vegetable Plate, Suan Lung Krai Farm where the focus is on organic produce, Thailand Outdoor Park & Camp by Suan Lung Choke and Suan Luang Inn, where visitors can learn about the harvesting, processing and use of shiitake mushrooms.
Before heading home, Wat Bu Phai (Wat Ban Rai 2) is where people can make merit and bless the deceased abbot Lung Phor Koon.
Located 250 km from Bangkok, Village Farm & Winery is open Monday to Friday from 08:00 – 18:00 Hrs. and on Saturday and Sunday from 08:00 – 20:00 Hrs.
For more information, please visit www.villagefarm.co.th
TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office
Tel. +66 (0) 4421 3030; +66 (0) 4421 3666
Fax. +66 (0) 4421 3667; +66 (0) 4435 1721
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