Six bottles of Frick wine with a mossy and rock background
Event We Speak Rhône – Part 2

Did you know we speak Rhône along the Wine Road? We say things like, “Would you like to try our Marsanne or Viognier? Or, maybe you’re a red wine fan and would prefer Counoise or Grenache?” In the last blog, we explored some of the Rhône wines available along the Wine Road, and the wineries […]

Rebecca Germolus / Apr 24, 2018
Event A Wine Country Elopement and Honeymoon

Planning a wedding can be daunting, but a Wine Country elopement and honeymoon is simpler, less stressful, and not so hard on the pocketbook. Many busy couples are opting for a small, intimate gathering followed by a relaxing honeymoon. Along the Wine Road you’ll find many options for both an ideal elopement setting and a […]

Rebecca Germolus / Mar 29, 2018
Tree lined path leading up to two barrels with a board across the top to make a wine bar.
Event The Mobile Wine Road Comes to You

Ever wish the Wine Road could be mobile and come to you? Well, maybe in 2018 it will. Every year a number of Wine Road wineries attend various tastings and festivals through the United States. Granted, most are along the West Coast, but not all of them. Over the next six months you’ll have at […]

Rebecca Germolus / Feb 13, 2018
painting of three wine glasses with pink, white and red wine
Event Ultimate Winter Wine Break

The January blues can be averted with a journey to Winter WINEland, the ultimate winter wine break. Winter Wine Break The Wine Road’s Winter WINEland is held January 13-14, 2018, which is also a three-day weekend. Take Friday off and spend a long weekend in northern Sonoma County for the perfect winter escape. The theme […]

Rebecca Germolus / Dec 19, 2017
Glass of red wine with Christmas lights behind
Event Holiday Open House Season Along the Wine Road

Celebrate the holidays at your favorite wineries during the annual Holiday Open House season along the Wine Road. The day after Thanksgiving kicks off a series of festive and fun open house events throughout the Wine Road. The list is too long to share all of them, but below are some highlights. If you are […]

Rebecca Germolus / Nov 8, 2016
2016 Wine & Food Affair image
Event Wine, Food and Fall Colors…the Magic of Wine & Food Affair

Fall is my favorite season, and the Wine Road’s Wine & Food Affair is one of my favorite events. How convenient they happen at the same time. Wine & Food Pairings Wine & Food Affair, held the first weekend in November, is an event dedicated to showcasing how wine can enhance the flavors in food, […]

Rebecca Germolus / Sep 27, 2016
One of the Wine Road's Treasures, the Dry Creek Inn
Event Happening Along the Wine Road

So much is happening along the Wine Road, I’m going to give a quick recap of upcoming activities. Treasure Hunt We’re in the final days of an amazing treasure hunt that concludes on August 31st, and there is a pot of gold at the end of this adventure. Here is how it works: visit participating […]

Rebecca Germolus / Aug 30, 2016
Red Carpet Preimier of The Road to Ruby
Event Red Carpet Premiere—The Road to Ruby

It’s red carpet time along the Wine Road! Premiere Showing On September 16, 2016, the Wine Road will premiere its documentary entitled, “The Road to Ruby.” This historic film, directed and produced by filmmaker John Beck, will have three showings at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, located just minutes north of Healdsburg in the gorgeous Alexander […]

Rebecca Germolus / Aug 16, 2016
Zinfandel grape clusters on the vine shortly before harvest
Event Blending a Great Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel

Want to learn how to blend a great Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel? As part of the ongoing 40th anniversary celebrations, the Wine Road is again partnering with an American Viticultural Area (AVA) group to offer another appellation specific tasting, only this tasting comes with an added bonus—a chance to create your own Zin. Dry Creek […]

Rebecca Germolus / Jul 26, 2016
Large gathering of people at an outdoor wine tasting
Event The Wine Road Celebrates 40 Years of Cheers

As the Wine Road’s 40th anniversary continues, the next event — 40 Years of Cheers — is on Saturday, July 23rd, and everyone is invited. I’m super excited about this community-based festival. It will be like the street fairs and local community festivals I used to attend before they became commercialized or extinct. Something for […]

Rebecca Germolus / Jul 12, 2016