From left to right: Beth, Lucas Meeker, Marcy. Below is the Wine Road Podcast logo and the meeker logo
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 197

In this enlightening podcast episode, join in on an intriguing conversation with Lucas Meeker, co-owner and winemaker at Meeker Vineyards, as he dives deep into the ethos and nuances of their winemaking process. From discussing the varied range of wines Meeker Vineyards produces, to shedding light on their distinct approach blending tradition, experimentation, and exploration, […]

Liana / Mar 21, 2024
From left to right, Marcy, Andrea Card, Beth and Tim Bodell WRP and FFC logos
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 196

  In episode 196, Andrea Carr, the Senior Winemaker at Francis Ford Coppola, and Tim Bodell, the Executive Chef, are warmly welcomed to the discussion. They offer intriguing insights into their work and backgrounds, including Andrea’s previous involvement in lumberjack sports. Tim talks with excitement about the revamped menu at the winery’s Rustic restaurant, which […]

Liana / Mar 7, 2024
From left to right, Marcy, Tom Birdsall and Beth outside of the studio
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 195

Welcome to an exciting episode featuring Tom Birdsall, an integral part of the Artisan Cheese Festival. Originating back in 2006, the festival’s inception aimed at attracting visitors to Petaluma during the uneventful winter months. The festival offers a platform to educate consumers about artisan cheese, support cheesemakers in their craft, and ensure everyone attending has […]

Liana / Feb 22, 2024
From left to right: Marcy, Glen and Beth in front of a red building
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 194

  Dive into the world of wine in this compelling podcast episode, which features the insightful Glen Kueffner, the Tasting Room Manager at Emeritus Vineyards in Sebastopol. With an intriguing conversation about Glen’s background and the process through which he cultivated his interest in wine, this episode provides a rich context for anyone intrigued by […]

Liana / Feb 8, 2024
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 […]

Liana / 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 […]

Liana / Jan 11, 2024
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 191

  In episode 191 of our podcast, we hosted Devin Ruddick, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Hook & Ladder Winery. The discussion centered around the evolution of wine tourism and the urgent necessity for wineries to adapt by providing unique and engaging experiences to attract visitors. Beyond the traditional wine tastings, Devin suggested […]

Liana / Dec 28, 2023
From left to right: Beth, Liana and Marcy
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 190

Episode 190 of the podcast features Liana, the Member Liaison and Master Juggler at the Wine Road. Liana’s role is to provide support to lodgings and wineries associated with the Wine Road. She handles member inquiries, provides assistance with events and programs, and helps create itineraries for visitors and answers emails from Wine Road enthusiasts.  […]

Liana / Dec 14, 2023
From left to right: Gold Ridge Logo, Next panel Marcy, Brooke and Beth
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 189

Brooke Hazen, owner and farmer at Gold Ridge Organic Farms in Sebastopol, joined us in the studio for episode 189. Brooke explores the rich agricultural offerings of Sonoma County, focusing on the farm’s bountiful apple and olive crops. Learn about the journey that led Brooke to establish his farm and open it to the public, […]

Liana / Nov 30, 2023
From left to right: Beth, Jennifer and Marcy. Next panel is a bottle of River Road Vineyards Blue Pinot Grigio
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 188

Join us for an exciting podcast episode where we welcome guest Jennifer Costa, a renowned pastry chef and Beth’s Daughter! She takes us on a culinary journey through Sonoma County, recounting her delightful experiences at a variety of restaurants. Jen does not stop at food, recommending the Italian varietals at Orsi Family Vineyards and highlighting […]

Liana / Nov 16, 2023