Russian River Valley fall vineyard photo, Sonoma County, CA
Find Your Perfect Day Perfect Day — Marta Hayden

Local Santa Rosa resident Marta Hayden shares her Perfect Day with Wine Road. Read all about her favorite spots along with some excellent insider tips to make the most of your day.   A perfect day in Sebastopol would be going to Bohemian Creamery Open Friday through Monday, check website for hours.  Tours on Saturday and Sunday at […]

Marcy Gordon / Dec 4, 2019
The lake at Spring Lake Park from a distance.
Find Your Perfect Day Perfect Day — Nathan Germolus

A visit to Sonoma County means I’m well on my way to having a perfect day, for I have a few days off, can relax and do the things I enjoy. I live in northwestern Minnesota, and travel much of the workweek for my job. I’m fortunate to have a family member in Santa Rosa, and […]

Marcy Gordon / Nov 20, 2019
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 1, 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 […]

Marcy Gordon / Aug 14, 2019
Panoramic view of Lake Ralphine in Howarth Park, Santa Rosa, CA
Find Your Perfect Day Perfect Day – Brad Calkins

Brad Calkins, the Executive Director of Visit Santa Rosa, is in-the-know when it comes to where to go and what to do in Santa Rosa and Northern Sonoma County. Here are his suggestions for the Perfect Day.   My wife and I love Dierks’s Parkside Café.  It’s only open for breakfast and lunch and our […]

Marcy Gordon / Aug 1, 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
Perfect sunset along Sonoma County's coast.
Itineraries Embrace Vacation!

Summer is here and it is the perfect time to embrace vacation! Although taking a summer vacation should be natural, the U.S. workforce is increasingly leaving vacation days on the books, lots of days. Even though we earn our vacation time, we are finding it harder to unplug from the 24/7 work world. Did you […]

Rebecca Germolus / Jul 3, 2018
Two Dalmatians tied to a sign that reads
Lodgings The List for Dog Visitors Along the Wine Road

WINERIES ACORN: is dog friendly…we have two dog dishes, and love to have dogs visit, with their humans. Dog Trekker has listed us a Dog Friendly, for years. In the summer, dogs seem to love cooling off on the concrete floor, in the tasting room, and the patio always has shade. We allow folks to let their dogs “run […]

Beth Costa / Jun 6, 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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Guest Bloggers Beyond the Road-The Wine, When and Where.

An entertaining yet informative Podcast brought to you by the Wine Road. By now you’ve probably heard that the Wine Road has its very own podcast. It’s a fast, fun-filled 20 minutes or so of all the great things along the Wine Road. We sure have a blast making it each week.   Besides a […]

Beth Costa / Jul 5, 2017