All posts by Beth Costa

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The List for Dog Visitors Along the Wine Road

WINERIES ACORN: is dog friendly…we have two dog dishes, and love to have dogs visit, with their humans. Dog Trekker has listed us a Dog Friendly, for years. In the summer, dogs seem to love cooling off on the concrete floor, in the...

/ June 6, 2018
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Get Outside – Experience Sonoma County Along the Wine Road

Along the Wine Road we are excited to get back outside and in the vineyards. We love to get our boots dirty and fill our lungs with fresh air. Here are some of the ways you can get in the...

/ May 3, 2018
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Innkeepers Along the Wine Road – Top 5

Lodging Members’ Favorites Here are five questions about things these innkeepers / concierge like to do when they aren’t assisting you or preparing for your visit to Sonoma County. Tegan Wilson – Hotel Healdsburg – chief concierge Jenny Lamarre – Fern...

/ January 1, 2018
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WINE ROAD HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2017

Looking for a thoughtful gift for a special someone or even yourself? The Wine Road members listed here have a wide range of holiday only offers, including beautiful gift sets, great shipping rates, and exclusive lodging deals. Shop online or...

/ December 6, 2017
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Orange Wine Along the Wine Road

Orange Wine – Taste Tested and Wine Road approved Written by Marcy Gordon Knock, knock! Who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange Wine! Orange you glad to see me? Orange Wine isn’t new, but it’s suddenly trendy. Orange wine, also known...

/ October 31, 2017
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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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Reflections Beyond the Road – Phyllis Zouzounis

“Picture yourself on a boat on a river with Zinfandel trees and Pinot Noir skies…” Phyllis Zouzounis – Deux Amis and Zouzounis Wines (As told to Marcy Gordon) I grew up in San Francisco during the heyday of the counter-culture...

/ August 1, 2017
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Beyond the Road-The Wine, When and Where.

An entertaining yet informative Podcast brought to you by the Wine Road. By now you’ve probably heard that the Wine Road has its very own podcast. It’s a fast, fun-filled 20 minutes or so of all the great things along...

/ July 5, 2017
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Reflections Beyond the Road – Lucy Lewand

Raise your bidding paddle to this dancer extraordinaire. By Lucy Lewand – Camellia Inn Did you know that Lucy Lewand is a Colonel? Some years back, Lucy completed the course in Auctioneering and Auction Sales Management from the Missouri Auction...

/ June 6, 2017
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Reflections Beyond the Road – John Pepe

You Sold Fireworks?! Your were a Pyro?! John Pepe – Winemaker at Pech Merle Winery Seems like every kid loves fireworks. Especially the ones you can light yourself – firecrackers, bottle rockets and cherry bombs. Every mom hates them because...

/ May 23, 2017