Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 193

During this episode, our hosts Marci Gordon and Beth Costa, get up close and personal with Mark Orsi from Orsi Family Vineyards. The trio dives into a discussion about the specialty of Orsi Family Vineyards – Italian varietals, shedding special light on their increasingly popular Barbera wine. With 11 individual varieties growing on their home […]

Liana Gaffney / Jan 25, 2024
Recording studio setting with microphone, two wine glasses and a bottle of wine
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 192

Join us in episode 192 of our podcast, where we host Shane McAnelly, the esteemed Executive Chef at the Dry Creek Kitchen in Healdsburg. After a two-year sojourn in North Carolina, Shane has returned to Healdsburg, bringing with him a renewed appreciation for Sonoma County’s vibrant community and close-knit network of local farmers. In our […]

Liana Gaffney / Jan 11, 2024
An inviting porch with white wicker chairs and tables, all nicely decorated with flowers, throw pillows and a bowl of fruit. Redwood trees and an American flag frame the background.
Lodgings Finding the Best Place to Stay

When planning a trip, finding the best place to stay isn’t always easy. And, it can take hours of web searching, and you still may settle for less than you wanted. As I planned a recent trip, I was once again reminded how lucky travelers to the Wine Road area are, and what a great […]

Rebecca Germolus / May 31, 2023
Find Your Perfect Day Perfect Day – Harry H Wetzel, IV

Harry Wetzel, IV is Head of Operations and Family Partner with Alexander Valley Vineyards. These are his favourite spots for A Perfect Day Out with the Family. First thing, we go to Parish Café in Healdsburg for breakfast and get the Houma Hash (the kids will inevitably get the Pan Perdue and Beignets).  After breakfast, […]

Marcy Gordon / Mar 21, 2020
The downtown Healdsburg, California park-like plaza
Find Your Perfect Day Perfect Day — Sean McMahan

Sean McMahan of Roadhouse Winery begins his “perfect day,” along the Wine Road, at Parish Café in Downtown Healdsburg. “One of my favorite things on their breakfast menu is the Eggs Sardou which is a Louisiana Creole cuisine dish made with poached eggs, artichoke bottoms, creamed spinach, and Hollandaise sauce.  If I have room, I enjoy […]

Marcy Gordon / Nov 2, 2019
Panoramic image of Bodega Head, CA shoreline.
Find Your Perfect Day Perfect Day – Beth Costa

Beth Costa, Executive Director of the Wine Road knows how to make the most of her free time. Her idea of a Perfect Day is filled with the best of Northern Sonoma County, both indoors and out. I live in Cloverdale, and my first stop to start any Perfect Day is Plank Coffee. I love the […]

Marcy Gordon / Aug 14, 2019
Armstrong Woods
Find Your Perfect Day Perfect Day – Oscar Barron

Oscar Barron is a frequent visitor to Wine Country and a big fan of the Wine Road Podcast. He finds ideas of what to do from the podcast. “Every time I listen to the show I find myself reminiscing about my previous visits,” says Oscar. When we asked podcast listeners to tell us about their […]

Marcy Gordon / Aug 8, 2019
Vista of Lake Sonoma from a winery in Dry Creek Valley
Find Your Perfect Day Perfect Day – Steve Berberich

For Steve Berberich, Wine Road fan and frequent visitor, a perfect day begins with a yummy breakfast at Costeaux Bakery in Healdsburg where he is a fan of the great coffee and bakery treats as well as the many options on the menu. After breakfast Steve’s Perfect Day would involve bubbles! Of course! So he […]

Beth Costa / Jun 26, 2019
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
small bottles of sample wines for blending trials
Wineries Winemakers’ Favorites

When you visit the Wine Road, do you ever wonder what are some of the winemakers’ favorite haunts? Where do they like to eat, listen to music, watch the sunset, or take out of town guests? You’re about to find out about five favorites from five local winemakers. Before they share their favorites, here is […]

Rebecca Germolus / May 16, 2017