Tag: Winter WINEland

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
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
ad for the Instant Wine Cellar raffle

Win a 40-Bottle Instant Wine Cellar & Benefit Food Bank

Want a chance to win a 40-Bottle Instant Wine Cellar and help our local food bank feed those in need at the same time? Now is your chance. As part of the Wine Road’s 40th anniversary celebration, our winery members...

/ January 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