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Event Autumn = Wine & Food Affair

Autumn is just around the corner, and so is one of the Wine Road’s premier tasting events—Wine & Food Affair on November 5th & 6th. Picture yourself meandering along vineyard-lined roads with the autumn sun illuminating the vines bursting with fall colors. Each tasting room visit rewards you with delicious wine and food pairings, plus […]

Rebecca Germolus / Sep 1, 2022
Malbecs lined up on a counter
Varietal of the Month Malbec: Varietal of the Month

When we think of Malbec the first thing that may come to mind is Argentina. But the variety actually originated in the Cahors region of France and is one of the building blocks of Boudreaux blends. But Malbec from the Mendoza region of Argentina is where the grape developed it’s following and found it’s place […]

Marcy Gordon / Dec 30, 2019
Bottles of Bubbly in the fall leaves
Varietal of the Month Sparkling Wine: Varietal of the Month

Nothing makes an occasion more festive than Sparkling Wine. The pop of the cork, the rise of tiny bubbles and the gentle whoosh of foam in the glass—it’s romantic and special. But sparkling wines are not just for holidays and celebrations, they are also a fine choice for everyday meals and pair exceptionally well with […]

Marcy Gordon / Dec 4, 2019
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Event Celebrating Wine and Food

Celebrating with wine and food is an ancient tradition. Over 20 years ago, the Wine Road created a marvelous two-day tasting event called Wine & Food Affair. This event is held the first full weekend in November, and focuses on wineries offering the perfect pairing with one of their wines (but you get to taste […]

Rebecca Germolus / Sep 3, 2019
Skewered grilled meats & vegetables
Pairings Perfect Recipes to Pair with Your Favorite Wines

What should I make for dinner? How often do you ask yourself that question? Do you base your answer on what’s in your refrigerator or freezer? On who’s coming over for dinner? Or, on what wine you want to enjoy with your meal? Cruising the internet offers plenty of ideas, but not so much when […]

Rebecca Germolus / Feb 6, 2019
Pumpkins amid the mums
Pairings Pumpkin Spice Season

This time of year, pumpkin spice season is promoted by every online and brick & mortar retailer, so I decided to offer you a taste of pumpkin spice season along the Wine Road. Colorful Countryside Traveling along the Wine Road during autumn is like gliding through a landscape awash with brilliant fall colors painted for […]

Rebecca Germolus / Oct 31, 2018
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Wine Tasting Tips Harvest Tasting Experiences & More

Wine Road harvest tasting experiences can include more than just sipping wine. With harvest upon us, wineries are offering an array of experiences. How about going behind the scenes on a cellar tour to see the action of harvest first hand, or conduct your very own wine blending trials. Take an in-depth vineyard and cellar […]

Rebecca Germolus / Sep 4, 2018
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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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 good […]

Beth Costa / Jul 5, 2017
Happy Mother's Day
Events Mother’s Day Wine Road Style

Looking for something special to share with Mom? Check out Mother’s Day Wine Road style. Here are some options available for the weekend, along with a few gift ideas. Events Saturday, May 13th deLorimier Winery is offering a four-course food & wine pairing that will delight Mom and her guests. Each course of local cuisine […]

Rebecca Germolus / May 3, 2017