Photo: Hilltop pagoda views outside Battambang.

Battambang Winery

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Cambodia’s first and only winery, the Chan Thai Choeung (or Banan) Winery, is located 14 kilometres outside of town on the banks of the Sangkar River and is open for visits and tasting.



Putting it politely, the wine is not exactly to Western tastes, but it does make for a somewhat unusual attraction and is on the road to Phnom Banan, for instance. You can also taste their ‘cognac’ which isn’t as bad as the wine, and their juices — grape and ginger — are pretty good, but chatting to the entertaining owners is worth a stop on its own.

Tropical wine, yes really.

Tropical wine, yes really.

There’s a small show vineyard in the garden which is of interest to local tourists who’ve never seen grapes growing before while the real vineyards are aside the riverside road. There’s a charge of $2 and while the winery is not worth going out of your way for, if you are passing by or interested in how wines are produced in such a tropical climate, it’s worth a stop.



Battambang Winery
Banan Winery, Battambang
T: T: (012) 665238 
Admission: $2

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