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.

Valentine’s Sweet Deals – Part 1

Chocolate isn’t the only delectable treat offered this Valentine’s Day. Wine Road members have plenty of sweet deals, some for the entire month of February. Dinner with Your Sweetheart Booking a Valentine’s dinner reservation isn’t always an easy decision, but...

/ January 31, 2018

Lesser-Known Varietals

Even though Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, or Pinot Noir might be your favorite go-to wines, do you ever explore some of the lesser-known varietals? Trying new wines can be fun, exciting, and palate expanding. When I recently paired Mounts Grenache with...

/ January 10, 2018

Pay It Forward

How does the Wine Road pay it forward? The Wine Road is more than an association of wineries and lodgings. It is also a socially minded organization that throughout the year gives back to the community. Annual Cash Donations Each...

/ December 27, 2017

Ultimate Winter Wine Break

The January blues can be averted with a journey to Winter WINEland, the ultimate winter wine break. Winter Wine Break The Wine Road’s Winter WINEland is held January 13-14, 2018, which is also a three-day weekend. Take Friday off and...

/ December 18, 2017
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Wine Flies Free From Sonoma County

If you fly out of the Sonoma County Airport (STS), up to one case of wine flies free if you travel on Alaska Airlines. That is a screaming deal, folks. Wine Flies Free Here is how it works: Book a...

/ November 28, 2017

Eat – Taste – Sleep – Repeat

What is eat – taste – sleep – repeat? It’s the recipe for the perfect adventure along the Wine Road. Every seasoned wine taster knows that a hearty breakfast is a prerequisite for a day of wine tasting. Along the...

/ November 14, 2017

Sorting Fact from Fiction

Sorting Fact from Fiction: An Important Message from Wine Road Executive Director, Beth Costa, about the wildfire situation in Sonoma County Wine Country. As I’m sure you are aware, our area has been hit hard by wildfires. Clearly it is...

/ October 17, 2017
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The Perfect Pairing—Wine & Food Affair

Everyone loves finding the perfect pairing of wine and food. The Wine Road’s Wine & Food Affair dedicates an entire weekend to tasting one perfect pairing after another. Wine & Food Affair 2017 This premier wine event takes place the...

/ October 3, 2017
Welcome to Geyserville, California

Recommend Visiting Geyserville

When cruising along the Wine Road, I highly recommend visiting Geyserville. This cozy little hamlet offers so much in just a few blocks.   Let’s Start with Wine Tasting Within the city limits, you’ll find several tasting rooms, including Locals,...

/ September 19, 2017
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Harvest Fun

Fall is evident with the crisp morning air, the quality of the evening light, and the foliage changing colors, also indicating it’s time for some harvest fun along the Wine Road. The last two blogs—Scholarly Sips and California Wine Month...

/ September 12, 2017