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Personal stories written by Wine Road Members. We want to give our visitors an insight as to what makes us tick Along the Wine Road. We want to connect with you in a personal way, not just wine, but about what’s important to us and has made us the Winemakers, the Winery Owners, the Tasting Room Manager or The Innkeeper.

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...

/ January 1, 2018

WINE ROAD HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2017

  Looking for a thoughtful gift for a special someone or even yourself? The Wine Road members listed here have a wide range of holiday only offers, including beautiful gift sets, great shipping rates, and exclusive lodging deals. Shop online...

/ December 6, 2017

Orange Wine Along the Wine Road

Orange Wine – Taste Tested and Wine Road approved Written by Marcy Gordon   Knock, knock! Who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange Wine! Orange you glad to see me?   Orange Wine isn’t new, but it’s suddenly trendy. Orange wine,...

/ October 31, 2017

Reflections Beyond the Road – Phyllis Zouzounis

“Picture yourself on a boat on a river with Zinfandel trees and Pinot Noir skies…” Phyllis Zouzounis – Deux Amis and Zouzounis Wines (As told to Marcy Gordon) I grew up in San Francisco during the heyday of the counter-culture...

/ August 1, 2017

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...

/ July 5, 2017

Reflections Beyond the Road – Lucy Lewand

Raise your bidding paddle to this dancer extraordinaire. By Lucy Lewand – Camellia Inn Did you know that Lucy Lewand is a Colonel? Some years back, Lucy completed the course in Auctioneering and Auction Sales Management from the Missouri Auction...

/ June 6, 2017

Reflections Beyond the Road – John Pepe

You Sold Fireworks?! Your were a Pyro?! John Pepe – Winemaker at Pech Merle Winery Seems like every kid loves fireworks. Especially the ones you can light yourself – firecrackers, bottle rockets and cherry bombs. Every mom hates them because...

/ May 23, 2017

Reflections Beyond the Road – Michael Westrick

What do ice skating, cooking, world traveling & teaching have in common?  Michael Westrick Winemaker at Notre Vue Estate Winery How many winemakers do you know that have ice-skated in Canada, four states in the US, Turkey, Denmark and Thailand?...

/ May 9, 2017

Reflections Beyond the Road – Bill Nachbaur

Lawyer takes path back to his roots in Sonoma County. Bill Nachbaur Co-Owner ACORN Winery/Alegria Vineyards My road to the Wine Road brought me back to my roots — back to 1868, when great-great grandparents on both sides of the family settled...

/ April 25, 2017

Reflections Beyond the Road – Renae Perry

What do you want to be when you grow up? By Renae Perry – Co-Owner of Papapietro Perry Winery I never dreamed I would be running a winery one day, but I did dream of helping people. Wine is such...

/ March 28, 2017