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There are many activities that you can do in Khao Yai but you should not miss out – Visiting PB Valley Khaoyai Winery.  PB Valley is the oldest and largest vineyard in Khao Yai and they have professional guided tours around for you to learn something about wines.

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PB Valley is huge in size.

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The Vineyards stretch across 1000 acres of land.

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There are a variety of grapes grown in these vineyards. Including both grapes for wine making and table grapes to eat.

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They also grow other fruits and vegetables here for their restaurant.

PBValleyGrapeJuice

Before our tour started, we had some fresh grape juice.

PBValleyFlowerPark

PB Valley even has its own flower park. The flowers vary due to the season, but in winter, it gets filled and colourful.

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The vineyards were rather empty because we were there in May.

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All these vineyards will be grown fully before and during harvest season.

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PB Valley’s table grapes were there when we visited, and we got to learn about how they grow them and how to look at them.

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Grapes are one of my favourite fruits, and this got me excited.

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“The freshest grapes of my life,” as Wilber describes.

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PBValleyWineryMachine

During the tour, you will get to learn how they make wine from the grapes right to the bottling. Their factory is quite fascinating, and you will learn that wine-making is a very tedious process.

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All these are filled with wine, and there are different variations for different types of wine.

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PBValleyWineryOakBarrels

A mandatory picture with their oak barrels.

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They also have charts to explain the entire process of how they make the wine.

PBValleyWineTasting

After the vineyards and winery tours, it was time for wine tasting.

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PBValleyWineryWineTasting

PBValleyWineryTasting

Don’t worry. We are not drunk yet. Time for proper food at their restaurant (Great Hornbill Winery Restaurant)!

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PBValleyWinery_Food

Miang Bai Angun [200฿]  –  This dish consists of Pork Belly Paste, Wine Leaves and condiments. It is a  signature dish of the Great Hornbill Grill, and you will only be able to find this dish at PB Valley Khao Yai and PB Valley Chiang Rai.

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Mushrooms stir-fried in Oyster Sauce [220฿] – This mushroom dish consists of 5 different types of mushrooms grown in PB Valley, so it’s fresh!

PBValleyRestaurantCurry

Massaman Nua [280฿] – Also known as  Beef Curry Massaman, I enjoyed the creamy, coconut milk-based “Massaman” curry with Beef served with toast.

PBValleyRestaurantTomYum

PB Tom Yum Goong  [380฿] – This Tom Yum dish uses coconut juice as a soup base served with river lobster and coconut meat. If you order individual portions of this dish, you will get it served in a coconut shell.

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Home-made Ice Cream [120฿] – This is the Grape Sherbet, which I loved. Other available flavours include  Charcoal, Passion Fruit, Vanilla and Chocolate.

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I recommend trying their grape juice while you are there. You can even bring them home as they have a  shop selling a variety of grape products.

[Khao Yai] PB Valley Winery