Category: Touring

Check out our Neighbors – Something a little different than wine

Get on Board the Craft Beverage Barrel Bus Kick-off the second weekend of barrel tasting early a little differently ~ cider, beer & sprits oh my! On Thursday, March 9th get on board the Barrel Bus with Sonoma Cider, Bear...

/ March 8, 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
Fall vineyard against the foggy coastal hillside

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

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

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

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

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

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
Pedroncelli Winery

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