Category: Touring

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Autumn in Wine Country

Autumn in Wine Country is pure perfection. The weather is ideal for wine tasting, exploring or just hanging out—warm sunny afternoons, cool evenings and crisp mornings. Plus, the fall color palette decorates the countryside. If you are looking to slow...

/ October 11, 2016
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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
Explore the Wine Road

Explore Wine Road

Explore Wine Road is exactly as it sounds. A day to explore all the Wine Road has to offer. The wineries, lodgings, and countryside along the Wine Road are postcard perfect. Folks come from all over to explore, drink in...

/ April 12, 2016
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Tasting Fees Simplified & the Academy of Cabernet

So much is happening along the Wine Road this month. First, check out how to simplify tasting fees when visiting the Wine Road wineries, and then read about an exciting Academy of Cabernet tasting in Alexander Valley. Ticket to Wine...

/ February 9, 2016
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The Wine Road Turns 40!

In early 1976, 11 wineries, one restaurant and a lodging joined forces and formed what we now call Wine Road Northern Sonoma County. In the ensuing four decades, the Wine Road has altered its name a couple of times, changed...

/ December 8, 2015
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Wine Tasting Glasses — do they really make a difference?

Ever fallen in love with a wine in a tasting room, purchased it, then opened it to find it didn’t taste like you remember it? There could be several reasons why this happens, but one reason that is often overlooked...

/ September 29, 2015
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How’d I Miss That Winery Event?

Few things are as disappointing as hearing about a great event you didn’t attend because you didn’t even know about it. In the past month, I’ve attended several winery events, plus a couple tastings where dozens of wineries poured terrific...

/ August 24, 2015
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Wine Road Wineries Among the Best in America for 2015

Some of the country’s top wineries and prime picnic spots await your visit to the Wine Road. The Daily Meal, an all things food and drink website, announced their “101 Best Wineries in America for 2015”.  Thirteen Sonoma County wineries...

/ August 4, 2015
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15 Romantic Spots along the Wine Road

Romance and wine have always gone hand in hand which is why more and more people choose wine country as a romantic getaway destination. Sonoma County is made up of a sea of vineyards that roll over hills and spill...

/ July 2, 2015
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Adventures for the Wine Country Getaway

Typical Scenario: You’ve gone wine tasting two or three times already and have had a whole pallet shipped to your home, stocked up for the next two years in wine. You still have another day or two and have exhausted...

/ July 1, 2015