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

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

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
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

Reflections Beyond the Road – Julie & Ed St. John

Rescued: Dogs! They come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Written by Julie (Pedroncelli) St. John of Pedroncelli Winery   Dogs are known as loyal and true, great protectors, and they keep our health and mental well-being in balance with daily...

/ February 28, 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

Reflections Beyond the Road – Fred Peterson

  Volunteer Firefighter — another facet of Fred Peterson Fred Peterson, owner of Peterson Winery and long-time local vineyard manager and grapegrower, shares some stories from his time as a volunteer firefighter / engineer. Fred’s stories are graphic, so please...

/ January 31, 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

Reflections Beyond the Road – Bill Frick

Winter Morning Reflections in Dry Creek Valley Written by Bill Frick of Frick Winery White frost blankets the vineyards. Plumes of smoke rise from the neighbor’s chimney. Winter is the reset button for a new vintage growing season. It is...

/ January 17, 2017