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Itineraries Exploring Santa Rosa

Visitors to Wine Country sometimes miss exploring Santa Rosa unless they are in town for a conference with only a few hours to spare. Whether you are in Sonoma County for a long or short visit, or live locally, there are plenty of terrific things to do and see just minutes from the heart of […]

Rebecca Germolus / Jul 11, 2017
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Itineraries Endless Summer Fun

Whether you’re spending a day, a week, or a month in Sonoma County, there are endless summer fun activities along the Wine Road. Sip, sounds, hike, bike, get wet, and more. Sip Some Wine Wine tasting is always a go-to activity any time of year, and now with the Wine Road Tasting Pass, it is […]

Rebecca Germolus / Jun 14, 2017
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Itineraries Wine Road Concierge Service and Tools

Planning a wine-tasting trip to Sonoma County can seem daunting if you aren’t familiar with the area, wineries and lodgings, but it doesn’t need to be. The Wine Road offers a complimentary concierge service, plus many planning tools and information on their website. Check out the options offered by the Wine Road: Concierge Service Several […]

Rebecca Germolus / Apr 18, 2017
Itineraries Exploring Guerneville

I’ve driven through Guerneville for decades, and every time I stop and explore I’m so glad I did. This charming wine country hamlet offers bubbly, wine, outdoor recreation, great food, and a range of lodging options.  Bubbles, Wine, Gardens, History & More Korbel Champagne Cellars, just east of Guerneville, was our first stop on a […]

Rebecca Germolus / Mar 21, 2017
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Itineraries Wine Road Podcast: Listen, Laugh, Learn

If you enjoy podcasts, be sure to check out the Wine Road podcast, where you can listen, laugh and learn all kinds of tidbits about the area—it isn’t just about wine. If you’re planning to visit Wine Country, be sure to put these podcasts on your “must listen” list before mapping out your trip. In […]

Rebecca Germolus / Jan 10, 2017
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Itineraries Autumn in Wine Country

Autumn in Wine Country is pure perfection. The weather is ideal for wine tasting, exploring or just hanging out—warm sunny afternoons, cool evenings and crisp mornings. Plus, the fall color palette decorates the countryside. If you are looking to slow down, relax and enjoy the unbridled beauty of Mother Nature, now is the time for […]

Rebecca Germolus / Oct 11, 2016