All posts by Rebecca Germolus

Rebecca Germolus, co-owner of Maximum Value Marketing, loves Sonoma County and playing along the Wine Road. Rebecca daily immerses herself in wine country by providing cost-effective marketing and writing solutions to wineries and restaurants.

Exploring Guerneville

I’ve driven through Guerneville for decades, and every time I stop and explore I’m so glad I did. This charming wine country hamlet offers bubbly, wine, outdoor recreation, great food, and a range of lodging options. Bubbles, Wine, Gardens, History...

/ March 21, 2017
Mustard blossoms along the Wine Road

Signs of Spring—Mustard and Bud Break

Each year we get to experience a cheerful sign of spring as mustard covers the vineyards with happy yellow flowers. Then, as the mustard blossoms fade we see signs of bud break on the vines. Mustard Ever wonder why there...

/ March 7, 2017
Barrel Tasting time along the Wine Road

Time to Buy Wine Futures

Barrel Tasting is the perfect time to buy wine futures along the Wine Road. Are you ready? If you want to make the most out of barrel tasting, have a game plan of where you want to go, how and...

/ February 21, 2017
Barrel Tasting 2017 - 40th Anniversary

Barrel Tasting’s 40th Anniversary

Every year we look forward to Barrel Tasting along the Wine Road, and this year is extra special because it’s Barrel Tasting’s 40th anniversary. BARREL TASTING – TWO WEEKENDS March 3-5 & March 10-12, 2017 11:00 am – 4:00 pm each...

/ February 7, 2017
Romance Along the Wine Road

Romance Along the Wine Road

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, so now is the time to plan some romance along the Wine Road. With so many wonderful opportunities awaiting you, you might make it a weekend stay. With just a few inquires, I found that...

/ January 25, 2017

Wine Road Podcast: Listen, Laugh, Learn

If you enjoy podcasts, be sure to check out the Wine Road podcast, where you can listen, laugh and learn all kinds of tidbits about the area—it isn’t just about wine. If you’re planning to visit Wine Country, be sure...

/ January 10, 2017
The season of sharing lasted all year along the Wine Road

Season of Sharing

The season of sharing lasted all year long for the Wine Road. Historically, the Wine Road gives back to the community every year through donations to local charities, which includes $1 from every event ticket sold. During 2016, their 40th...

/ December 27, 2016
Winter WINEland's 25th Anniversary

Winter Festivities, Fun and Wine, aka Winter WINEland

Conquer the January blues during the weekend of January 14th and 15th by enjoying the festivities and fun of Winter WINEland along the Wine Road. This will be the 25th anniversary of Winter WINEland, and should be spectacular. This year’s...

/ December 13, 2016
Enjoy wine tasting and holiday shopping along the Wine Road

Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday gift ideas are always welcome in my world, and I find the tasting rooms along the Wine Road filled with excellent gift ideas. If a 750ml bottle of wine doesn’t fit the bill, no worries, there are many, many...

/ November 22, 2016

Holiday Open House Season Along the Wine Road

Celebrate the holidays at your favorite wineries during the annual Holiday Open House season along the Wine Road. The day after Thanksgiving kicks off a series of festive and fun open house events throughout the Wine Road. The list is...

/ November 8, 2016