Tag: Wine Road

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
The downtown Healdsburg, California park-like plaza

Perfect Day — Sean McMahan

Sean McMahan of Roadhouse Winery begins his “perfect day,” along the Wine Road, at Parish Café in Downtown Healdsburg. “One of my favorite things on their breakfast menu is the Eggs Sardou which is a Louisiana Creole cuisine dish made with...

/ November 1, 2019
Hot air balloon landing, surrounded by vineyards.

Sharing Your Perfect Day

We all dream of a perfect day. Taking time off, away from the routine of our daily lives. Doing exactly what we love to do. Planning that day can be challenging if you are going to a new area or...

/ October 1, 2019
Armstrong Woods

Perfect Day – Oscar Barron

Oscar Barron is a frequent visitor to Wine Country and a big fan of the Wine Road Podcast. He finds ideas of what to do from the podcast. “Every time I listen to the show I find myself reminiscing about...

/ August 7, 2019
Panoramic view of Lake Ralphine in Howarth Park, Santa Rosa, CA

Perfect Day – Brad Calkins

Brad Calkins, the Executive Director of Visit Santa Rosa, is in-the-know when it comes to where to go and what to do in Santa Rosa and Northern Sonoma County. Here are his suggestions for the Perfect Day. My wife and...

/ July 31, 2019
A tree-lined path in Sebastopol's Ragle Ranch Park

Perfect Winter Day – Marcy Gordon

Editor’s Note: Marcy Gordon is co-host of the Wine Road Podcast: The Wine When & Where of Sonoma County. When I’m not reading, researching, or recording for the podcast, I like to seek out quiet places along the Wine Road....

/ July 10, 2019
painting of three wine glasses with pink, white and red wine

Ultimate Winter Wine Break

The January blues can be averted with a journey to Winter WINEland, the ultimate winter wine break. Winter Wine Break The Wine Road’s Winter WINEland is held January 13-14, 2018, which is also a three-day weekend. Take Friday off and...

/ December 18, 2017
Rainbow over ACORN Wineries Alegria Vineyards

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
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
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