Tag: Wine Road

Reflections Beyond the Road – Bill Nachbaur

Lawyer takes path back to his roots in Sonoma County. Bill Nachbaur Co-Owner ACORN Winery/Alegria Vineyards My road to the Wine Road brought me back to my roots — back to 1868, when great-great grandparents on both sides of the family settled...

/ April 25, 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
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
Rolling kitchen cart made from recycled wine barrel.

Art of Oak: A Final Look

Art of Oak is such a unique expression of art that I decide to take a final look at the pieces and share some of the rewards reaped from this creative endeavor. For anyone who didn’t see the previous Art...

/ May 10, 2016

Wine Road’s 40th Anniversary Celebration: A Ruby Affair

What better way to acknowledge the Wine Road’s 40th anniversary than to celebrate at the Ruby Affair with dinner, dancing, a live and silent auction, and of course, plenty of exquisite wines. On Saturday, May 14th, at the beautifully restored...

/ March 8, 2016

Art of Oak

What does the Art of Oak have to do with the Wine Road? As part of the year-long 40th Anniversary celebration, the Wine Road has worked with 40 local artists to create art from used oak barrels—Art of Oak. About...

/ January 29, 2016
Winter WINELand 2016

Winter WINELand 2016 = Winter Fun and Savings

Winter WINELand 2016 is all about shaking off the January blues, having some winter fun, and saving on wine, logo items, and even the cost of shipping. This 24th annual mid-January wine event (Jan. 16-17, 2016) is a great weekend...

/ December 22, 2015

Post-Thanksgiving Wine Tasting & Events

A touch of winter has appeared along the Wine Road, and with it our thoughts turn to the holidays. Thanksgiving is now days away, giving many of us a long weekend off work and time to share with family and...

/ November 10, 2015

Making the Most of a Wine Road Event

Wine & Food Affair is only days away—ticket sales end on November 2nd and the event is on November 7th and 8th. With over 100 wineries participating, how do you make the most of the event? Here are some basic...

/ October 30, 2015

Demystifying Wine Tasting By Appointments

Some wineries along the Wine Road require an appointment to taste. It is worthwhile to plan your tasting adventure and discover these hidden gems. Worth The Extra Step Here are some benefits of scheduling by appointment tastings: Intimate — Often...

/ September 16, 2015