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
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
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
Ursula Young's art of oak barrel in progress

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
Event Weekend Wine Road sign

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
Pedroncelli Winery in the fall.

Wine Road Wineries Among the Best in America for 2015

Some of the country’s top wineries and prime picnic spots await your visit to the Wine Road. The Daily Meal, an all things food and drink website, announced their “101 Best Wineries in America for 2015”.  Thirteen Sonoma County wineries...

/ August 4, 2015