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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
Wine and Romance along the Wine Road
Pairings Valentine’s Sweet Deals – Part 2

Valentine’s week along the Wine Road offers both savory and sweet deals, some for them are available the entire month of February. The Yin & Yang of Wine & Food Pairings When cruising through the list of possibilities during the Valentine’s week and weekends, foodies will score along the Wine Road. Let’s start with a […]

Rebecca Germolus / Feb 2, 2018
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Itineraries Valentine’s Sweet Deals – Part 1

Chocolate isn’t the only delectable treat offered this Valentine’s Day. Wine Road members have plenty of sweet deals, some for the entire month of February. Dinner with Your Sweetheart Booking a Valentine’s dinner reservation isn’t always an easy decision, but I can help you find just the right dining experience along the Wine Road. Fog […]

Rebecca Germolus / Jan 31, 2018
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Wine Tasting Tips Lesser-Known Varietals

Even though Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, or Pinot Noir might be your favorite go-to wines, do you ever explore some of the lesser-known varietals? Trying new wines can be fun, exciting, and palate expanding. When I recently paired Mounts Grenache with juicy pork tenderloin rubbed with a spice blend, or deLorimier Malbec with skirt steak and […]

Rebecca Germolus / Jan 10, 2018
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Lodgings Innkeepers Along the Wine Road – Top 5

Lodging Members’ Favorites Here are five questions about things these innkeepers / concierge like to do when they aren’t assisting you or preparing for your visit to Sonoma County. Tegan Wilson – Hotel Healdsburg – chief concierge Jenny Lamarre – Fern Grove Cottages – owner/innkeeper Brian Siewert –   Sonoma Orchid Inn – owner/innkeeper Kathleen Young […]

Beth Costa / Jan 1, 2018
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Philanthropy Pay It Forward

How does the Wine Road pay it forward? The Wine Road is more than an association of wineries and lodgings. It is also a socially minded organization that throughout the year gives back to the community. Annual Cash Donations Each year the Wine Road gives $1 from every ticket sold to the Redwood Empire Food […]

Rebecca Germolus / Dec 27, 2017
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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
Wineries WINE ROAD HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2017

Looking for a thoughtful gift for a special someone or even yourself? The Wine Road members listed here have a wide range of holiday only offers, including beautiful gift sets, great shipping rates, and exclusive lodging deals. Shop online or call for personalized assistance with your order.   GIFT SETS *includes special shipping offer Portalupi […]

Beth Costa / Dec 6, 2017
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Wine Tasting Tips Wine Flies Free From Sonoma County

If you fly out of the Sonoma County Airport (STS), up to one case of wine flies free if you travel on Alaska Airlines. That is a screaming deal, folks. Wine Flies Free Here is how it works: Book a flight on Alaska Airlines into the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport, located just north […]

Rebecca Germolus / Nov 28, 2017
Gourmet breakfast at the Kelley & Young inn
Lodgings Eat – Taste – Sleep – Repeat

What is eat – taste – sleep – repeat? It’s the recipe for the perfect adventure along the Wine Road. Every seasoned wine taster knows that a hearty breakfast is a prerequisite for a day of wine tasting. Along the Wine Road, there are plenty of charming bed & breakfast inns that include a delicious […]

Rebecca Germolus / Nov 14, 2017
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