Fall vineyard image along the Wine Road

What Does That Mean? Defining Grape Growing Terms

Ever read a winery website, blog, wine fact sheet or social media post and think, “what does that mean?” This might be especially true when grape growing terms are used. Any industry’s terminology or jargon can be confusing, and may...

/ August 7, 2018
Perfect sunset along Sonoma County's coast.

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...

/ July 3, 2018

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...

/ June 6, 2018

Paws 4 Wine

Paws 4 Wine may invoke visions of pooches sipping Pinot, or you taking time to cuddle with furry family members while enjoying your favorite Rosé. Those are appealing possibilities, but neither describes this only-along-the-Wine-Road event. On Saturday, June 23, the...

/ June 5, 2018

Get Outside – Experience Sonoma County Along the Wine Road

Along the Wine Road we are excited to get back outside and in the vineyards. We love to get our boots dirty and fill our lungs with fresh air. Here are some of the ways you can get in the...

/ May 3, 2018

We Speak Rhône – Part 2

Did you know we speak Rhône along the Wine Road? We say things like, “Would you like to try our Marsanne or Viognier? Or, maybe you’re a red wine fan and would prefer Counoise or Grenache?” In the last blog,...

/ April 24, 2018

Rhône Wines Available Here – Part 1

Rhône wine varietals and blends have always been a favorite, so when more of these fruit-forward, food-friendly wines started being more readily available along the Wine Road, I was thrilled.   What Are Rhône Wines? Rhône wines are made from...

/ April 11, 2018
Elopements and Honeymoons Along The Wine Road

A Wine Country Elopement and Honeymoon

Planning a wedding can be daunting, but a Wine Country elopement and honeymoon is simpler, less stressful, and not so hard on the pocketbook. Many busy couples are opting for a small, intimate gathering followed by a relaxing honeymoon. Along...

/ March 28, 2018

Wine Clubs Equal Access

Next time you are debating about whether or not to join wine clubs, consider the amount of access you’ll receive with a wine club membership.   Wine Clubs Equal Exclusive Access Having just attended the Wine Road’s Barrel Tasting weekends,...

/ March 13, 2018

Why Buy Wine Futures?

Barrel Tasting along the Wine Road (March 2-4 & 9-11, 2018) offers wine lovers the opportunity to buy wine futures. Why bother to buy wine futures? So glad you asked. Background of Barrel Tasting & Wine Futures The Wine Road’s...

/ February 27, 2018