A kettle type grill is cooking three sausages, four kabobs with meat and vegetables, an ear of corn and three tomatoes still on the vine.
Wine and Food Pairings Best Summer Wine Pairings

Warm weather beckons us outside for grilling, picnics and sunset dinners. And, we’re always looking for the best wine pairings to accompany these al fresco meals. Here are some of the best summer pairings with delicious wines found along the Wine Road.   Pairings with Salads Rosé The combination of Greek watermelon salad and a […]

Rebecca Germolus / Jun 28, 2024
6 bottles of Rosé on a table
Varietal of the Month Wine Style of the Month – Rosé

MAY 2024 —Wine Style of the Month Rosé OVERVIEW: It’s that time of year again. Time for the new releases of Rosé—the summer favorite and year round delight. Light and lively, with flavors of strawberry, watermelon, and spice—Rosé is the crisp and refreshing choice for picnics and barbecues but also easy to pair with a […]

Marcy Gordon / May 21, 2024
purple grapes hanging form vines with leaves that are turning from green to a reddish rust
Wineries Seeking the Quintessential Zinfandel

If you’re seeking the quintessential Zinfandel, head to Dry Creek Valley, a slice of heaven in Northern Sonoma County. Why visit Dry Creek Valley to find amazing Zinfandel when so many other regions produce good Zins?   Why Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel? Long-time Dry Creek Valley winegrower Fred Peterson, owner of Peterson Winery, explains, “If you […]

Rebecca Germolus / Apr 16, 2024
Grenache bottles on a fence with flowers in the background
Varietal of the Month Grenache: Varietal of the Month

Grenache or Granacha as it’s known in Spain, is a medium bodied red wine with moderate acidity, and bright red fruit and strawberry flavors. The tannin structure can range from light and smooth to more pronounced and firm depending on the climate in which it is grown. Grenache is a wonderful and versatile varietal all […]

Marcy Gordon / Mar 24, 2020
bottles of Roussanne on a countertop with glasses in front of each bottle
Varietal of the Month Roussanne: Varietal of the Month

Most likely you are well acquainted with Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris, and perhaps Riesling and Viognier. But if you are looking to try a new white wine that is medium to full bodied, wonderfully aromatic and refreshingly acidic– perhaps you should give Roussanne a chance. Hailing from the Rhône wine region in France, […]

Marcy Gordon / Oct 24, 2019