2016 Wine & Food Affair

Wine, Food and Fall Colors…the Magic of Wine & Food Affair

Fall is my favorite season, and the Wine Road’s Wine & Food Affair is one of my favorite events. How convenient they happen at the same time. Wine & Food Pairings Wine & Food Affair, held the first weekend in...

/ September 27, 2016
Vineyard vista from Dry Creek Valley

Explore California Wine Month

September is California Wine Month, and an excellent reminder to explore all things wine. The Wine Road winery members offer a vast array of varietals and blends to help you with your exploration. Varietal Specialty by Appellation Each of the...

/ September 13, 2016
One of the Wine Road's Treasures, the Dry Creek Inn

Happening Along the Wine Road

So much is happening along the Wine Road, I’m going to give a quick recap of upcoming activities. Treasure Hunt We’re in the final days of an amazing treasure hunt that concludes on August 31st, and there is a pot...

/ August 29, 2016
Red Carpet Preimier of The Road to Ruby

Red Carpet Premiere—The Road to Ruby

It’s red carpet time along the Wine Road! Premiere Showing On September 16, 2016, the Wine Road will premiere its documentary entitled, “The Road to Ruby.” This historic film, directed and produced by filmmaker John Beck, will have three showings...

/ August 16, 2016
Zinfandel-at-harvest

Blending a Great Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel

Want to learn how to blend a great Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel? As part of the ongoing 40th anniversary celebrations, the Wine Road is again partnering with an American Viticultural Area (AVA) group to offer another appellation specific tasting, only...

/ July 26, 2016
Wine Road 40 Years of Cheers

The Wine Road Celebrates 40 Years of Cheers

As the Wine Road’s 40th anniversary continues, the next event — 40 Years of Cheers — is on Saturday, July 23rd, and everyone is invited. I’m super excited about this community-based festival. It will be like the street fairs and...

/ July 12, 2016
Gustafson-Picnic-Area

Picnic Along the Wine Road

The Wine Road offers so many great wine adventures and fun venues. One thing it does really, really well is provide exceptional picnic settings. Nothing beats wine tasting on a lovely summer day (or any day of the year), and...

/ June 28, 2016
Barrel-waiting-for-tasters

Turning 40 is a Big Deal

Recently I was asked why the Wine Road turning 40 was such a big deal. Without pausing, I quickly answered the poor chap who asked, giving far more information than he expected or wanted. I thought if this guy asked...

/ June 14, 2016
Join the Wine Road's Magical Mystery Tour on June 18, 2016.

Take A Magical Mystery Tour — Wine Road Style

Tasting along the Wine Road is all about relaxing and enjoying the day, and the Magical Mystery Tour will ensure you do just that. The Magical Mystery Tour is another of the Wine Road’s special treats to help celebrate their...

/ May 24, 2016
Rolling kitchen cart made from recycled wine barrel.

Art of Oak: A Final Look

Art of Oak is such a unique expression of art that I decide to take a final look at the pieces and share some of the rewards reaped from this creative endeavor. For anyone who didn’t see the previous Art...

/ May 10, 2016