Tag: Winter WINEland

Wine barrels along a cellar wall

Wine Road Events 2.0

So what does Events 2.0 mean? The Wine Road made some changes to ensure it holds safe, socially distanced wine tasting events. We loved the Wine Road events of past years, and wondered if these changes had taken away some...

/ January 31, 2022
Sonoma County Vineyard with sustainable signs and summer flowers.

Going Green Sustained

Over 10 years ago, the Wine Road began taking steps for going green. Today the organization and its members continue to make strides in reducing their environmental footprint, including sustainable farming practices. Less Plastic Staying hydrated is key to enjoying...

/ December 30, 2019
Fog rolling in on a summer vineyard scene.

Sonoma County Selected Wine Region of the Year

The Wine Enthusiast announced its annual Wine Star Award Winners, and Sonoma County won the big one—Wine Region of the Year. Why Sonoma County? Wine Enthusiast writer Virginie Boone said it best in her description of the region, “Sonoma County...

/ December 3, 2019
Fall vineyard view along the Wine Road

How Can I Help? Deliberate Tourism

“How can I help?” is a question wineries along the Wine Road are hearing from wine lovers concerned about the recent wildfire that burned though parts of Sonoma County. How can you help?—deliberate tourism. Deliberate Tourism Works Deliberate tourism is...

/ November 5, 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
View of Jordan Winery's vineyards in the winters

Seasons in the Vineyard: Winter Pruning

Winter vineyard landscapes can be as picturesque as the spring bloom or fall harvest colors. Understanding the seasons in the vineyards heightens our appreciation of the pre- and post-pruning vineyard landscapes. After harvest, the rainy season begins and temperatures fall...

/ January 1, 2019
Close up for a red grape cluster on the vine before harvest

Lesser-Known Varietals

Even though Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, or Pinot Noir might be your favorite go-to wines, do you ever explore some of the lesser-known varietals? Trying new wines can be fun, exciting, and palate expanding. When I recently paired Mounts Grenache with...

/ January 10, 2018
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
The season of sharing lasted all year along the Wine Road

Season of Sharing

The season of sharing lasted all year long for the Wine Road. Historically, the Wine Road gives back to the community every year through donations to local charities, which includes $1 from every event ticket sold. During 2016, their 40th...

/ December 27, 2016
Winter WINEland's 25th Anniversary

Winter Festivities, Fun and Wine, aka Winter WINEland

Conquer the January blues during the weekend of January 14th and 15th by enjoying the festivities and fun of Winter WINEland along the Wine Road. This will be the 25th anniversary of Winter WINEland, and should be spectacular. This year’s...

/ December 13, 2016