Wine Road Wine Tourism Day



FOR:                        WINE ROAD NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY                    

                                    498 Moore Lane, Suite B / P.O. Box 46

Healdsburg, CA 95488




                                    Marla McLaughlin/Casey Colesworthy




Wine Road announces details for THEIR FIRST ANNUAL


Includes Discounted Tastings Along With Lodging and Restaurant Deals


Healdsburg, CA (April 1, 2014) – In order to encourage locals to get out and truly experience wine country, Northern Sonoma County’s Wine Road is inviting visitors to join them on their first annual Wine Tourism Day. On Saturday, May 10, 2014, participants will have the opportunity to visit 60 participating wineries as they want, while also receiving lodging and restaurant deals so that they can plan their dream “staycation”. This day of exploration in the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River valleys will allow participants to explore the vineyards, enjoy cellar tours, meet owners and chat with winemakers, while enjoying savory farm to table meals. Highlights for the first annual Wine Tourism Day will include:


Lodging Special Offers


Farmhouse Inn

7871 River Road, Forestville, Ca.

Reservations:  707- 887-3300, or

10% off all room prices to honor moms and to celebrate Wine Tourism Day. Valid May 9 - 11, 2014. Subject to availability and minimum stay requirements. Call the Concierge and say “I love my MOM!”


Hampton Inn and Suites Windsor

8937 Brooks Road South

Windsor, CA 95492

Reservations: 707-837-9355, or

The first 100 guests to check in on Wine Tourism Day will receive a FREE Wine Road wine glass. 


Raford Inn Bed & Breakfast

10630 Wohler Road

Healdsburg, CA  95448

Reservations: 707-887-9573, or

For Wine Tourism Day and each weekend in May, Raford Inn will provide a Wine Road travel mug for each room booked.


Vintage Towers Bed & Breakfast Inn

302 North Main St.

Cloverdale, CA  95425

Reservations: 888-886-9377, or

Book two nights the weekend of May 10 – 11 and enjoy a 10% discount off the room rate as well as $25 off the property’s 5 Hour Guided Winery Tour (regularly $199 per couple). 


Winery Special Offers


Alexander Valley Vineyards

8644 Highway 128  Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-433-7209 x116

“Be a wine club member for the day”, enjoy a complimentary estate or reserve tasting, plus save 10% on wine purchases.  Complimentary cave and history tour at 11am and 2pm.


DeLoach Vineyards

1791 Olivet Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95401


Join DeLoach Vineyards on Wine Road Wine Tourism Day and receive a complimentary Pizza & Wine Pairing – a flight of 5 wines and a slice of the pizza from the wood-fired oven.


Forchini Vineyards & Winery

5141 Dry Creek Rd

Healdsburg, CA 95448



Owner/Winemaker Jim Forchini will give a tour at 10am & 2pm of the 100 year old Zinfandel vineyard and take guests inside the winery to gain an insight on the production of estate produced wines.  Tour includes a private tasting with the winemaker and 15% discount on wines. 


Inspiration Vineyards & Winery

3360 Coffey Lane

 Santa Rosa, CA 95403


Starting at 10:30am, and on the ½ hour, Owner/Winemaker Jon Phillips will introduce Wine Tourism Day participants to four locally made cheeses paired with his wines. 15% discounts offered on current releases, limit 8 guests per session.


Lauterbach Cellars         

3420 Woolsey Road                                                                                                                                       

Windsor, CA  95492                           


Stop by for an educational and informal visit to a 400 case winery.  Lauterbach will be offering barrel tasting, a 10% across the board discount and 50% or more on some of their older vintages.  


More limited offers, personal tours, discounts and specialty pairings from the participating wineries include:

·       Armida

·       Balletto Vineyards

·       Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves

·       Carol Shelton Wines

·       David Coffaro Vineyard & Winery

·       deLorimier Winery

·       Dutcher Crossing Winery

·       Dutton Estate Winery

·       Foppiano Vineyards

·       Francis Ford Coppola Winery

·       Frick Winery

·       Graton Ridge Cellars

·       Gustafson Family Vineyards

·       HANNA – Alexander Valley

·       Inman Family Wines

·       Joseph Phelps Freestone Vineyards & Guest Center

·       La Crema Tasting Room & Lounge

·       Michel-Schlumberger Winery

·       Mill Creek Vineyards & Winery

·       Moshin Vineyards Winery

·       Mounts Family Winery

·       Murphy-Goode Tasting Room

·       Occidental Road Cellars

·       Papapietro Perry

·       Paradise Ridge Winery

·       Pedroncelli Winery

·       Peterson Winery

·       Portalupi Wine

·       Robert Rue Vineyard & Winery

·       Rodney Strong Vineyards

·       Sbragia Family Vineyards

·       Selby Winery

·       Skewis Wines

·       Trione Vineyards and Winery

·       West Wines

·       White Oak Vineyards & Winery

·       Wilson Winery

·       Windsor Vineyards

·       Woodenhead


Special Offers From Our Local Transportation Partners:


Pure Luxury Transportation

Reservations: 707-775-2920, or e-mail   

A Premier Partner with Wine Road offering VIP preferred pricing at all Wine Road events and a specially prepared Wine Road gift valued at over $50.00 for each group. Contact Gina and mention "Wine Road Tourism Day" for this exclusive offer.


Beau Wine Tours

Reservations:  707-938-8001 ext.213, or e-mail

Offering a 15% discount. Contact Anne Johnson and mention "Wine Tourism Day".


California Rivers Wine Tours

Reservations:  707-579 – 2209   

$50 discount on a scenic winery tours, averaging five to six hours, including a picnic lunch and beautiful scenery along the way.  


Frisco Limo

Reservations:  (888) 968-8696, or 

$30 off a six-hour


Sonoma Helicopter Tours


$265 for up to 3 people (not per person) for 20 min ride with Wine & Cheese at Clos Du Bois.


T3 (Tesla Tours & Transportation)

Reservations:  707- 724-0247, or 

10% Discount


Vine Wine Tours

Reservations:  707-318-9698, or 

Book a six hour tour and get an extra hour free.  Vine Wine Tours will include a local cheese and fruit plate for up to four people.


Wine Tour Drivers

Reservations:   707-584-6994, or     

Pay for five hours get the sixth free – guest vehicle drive by a Wine Tour driver. Rates are $45 per hour.  


Dining Specials

Not to be missed, various participating restaurants and cafes are offering exclusive specials, such as complimentary wine corkage (1 bottle per table), in honor of Wine Tourism Day. Restaurants also showcase wide selections of unique cuisines that tribute to their breathtaking backdrops.

Bear Republic Brewing Company


Offering a Beer & Food Pairing  for $15/ person. Complimentary Wine Corkage (1 bottle per table) also available.


Cork’s Restaurant at Russian River Vineyards

20% off wine in  the property’s Tasting Room as well as the total restaurant bill.


Geyserville Mud


Complimentary chocolate or pastry with purchase of espresso drink


Complimentary corkage offered at:


Café Lucia



Caneti Roadhouse Italiana

707- 887-2232   





Chinois Asian Bistro



Madrona Manor



Railroad Station Bar and Grill RAILROAD


Rocker Oysterfeller’s



Twist Eatery



Hopmonk Tavern


Jack & Tony’s



John Ash & Co




For more information about Wine Tourism Day, or to view a list of participating wineries, restaurants, and lodgings, please visit



The Wine Road is a travel resource for those looking to visit the region, which is famous for its renowned wine producers and cuisine, scenic beauty, and wine country lifestyle. The association hosts three celebrated wine events throughout the year, “Winter WINEland” in January; “Barrel Tasting” in March; and “A Wine and Food Affair” in November. Made up of 190 vintners and 50 lodgings throughout the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River valleys in Sonoma County, something is always going on along the Wine Road. To plan your next trip, please visit: For additional information, or to request a free map, contact Beth Costa at 800.723.6336 or via e-mail at, or visit the Wine Road on Twitter and Facebook.


For more information, please contact Marla McLaughlin at Wagstaff Worldwide: