Tag: Alexander Valley

Multi-generational Family Wineries – Part 2

Last month’s blog began this series on multi-generational family wineries along the Wine Road. We’ve had great feedback from so many folks who’ve enjoyed learning about the rich histories of these family owned and operated businesses. Time now to explore...

/ September 1, 2020
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Multigenerational Family Wineries – Part 1

Once common, multigenerational family wineries are a dwindling breed. But, along the Wine Road you can still find dozens multigenerational family wineries. So many in fact, it will take us awhile to explore them all. Almost A Century Old We’ll...

/ August 4, 2020
ACORN Winery owners Bill & Betsy Nachbaur stop by to say hello at a family of picnickers visiting their winery.

Family Friendly Wine Tasting Adventures

When parents with young kids and dogs search for family friendly wine tasting adventures, they can come up short. To lend a hand with the search, here are some of the family friendly wine tasting locations along the Wine Road,...

/ March 2, 2020
Winemaker removing wine from a barrel with a wine thief during Barrel Tasting.

Creating the Ultimate Barrel Tasting Experience

The annual Wine Road Barrel Tasting is just days away, and attendees always seek the ultimate Barrel Tasting experience. Here are some tips to help you create that ultimate Barrel Tasting experience. Let’s Start with Some Details The focus is...

/ February 5, 2020
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Harvest Tasting Experiences & More

Wine Road harvest tasting experiences can include more than just sipping wine. With harvest upon us, wineries are offering an array of experiences. How about going behind the scenes on a cellar tour to see the action of harvest first...

/ September 4, 2018
Sign that reads Taste the Future from our cellars to yours.

Why Buy Wine Futures?

Barrel Tasting along the Wine Road (March 2-4 & 9-11, 2018) offers wine lovers the opportunity to buy wine futures. Why bother to buy wine futures? So glad you asked. Background of Barrel Tasting & Wine Futures The Wine Road’s...

/ February 27, 2018
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The Perfect Pairing—Wine & Food Affair

Everyone loves finding the perfect pairing of wine and food. The Wine Road’s Wine & Food Affair dedicates an entire weekend to tasting one perfect pairing after another. Wine & Food Affair 2017 This premier wine event takes place the...

/ October 3, 2017
Grapes ripening on the vine just days before harvest.

Harvest Fun

Fall is evident with the crisp morning air, the quality of the evening light, and the foliage changing colors, also indicating it’s time for some harvest fun along the Wine Road. The last two blogs—Scholarly Sips and California Wine Month...

/ September 12, 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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Wine Road Concierge Service and Tools

Planning a wine-tasting trip to Sonoma County can seem daunting if you aren’t familiar with the area, wineries and lodgings, but it doesn’t need to be. The Wine Road offers a complimentary concierge service, plus many planning tools and information...

/ April 18, 2017