Tag: Wine Country

beautiful vineyard vista at sunset

Reflections Beyond the Road – Michael Westrick

What do ice skating, cooking, world traveling & teaching have in common?  Michael Westrick Winemaker at Notre Vue Estate Winery How many winemakers do you know that have ice-skated in Canada, four states in the US, Turkey, Denmark and Thailand?...

/ May 9, 2017
Dirk the dog walking through Pedroncelli Vineyards

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
Ruby Affair is dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions

Ruby Affair—Gala & Charity Auction

Wine Road’s 40th anniversary Ruby Affair is just weeks away—May 14th to be exact. This gala celebration includes dinner, dancing, a live and silent charity auction, and, of course, exceptional wines poured all night long. Proceeds from the auctions benefit...

/ April 26, 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
Winter WINELand 2016 ad

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
Piles of squash and gourds

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
Visitors Welcome Tasting Available By Appointment Only sign

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
Event Weekend Wine Road sign

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