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Jul 13, 2017

Wine Road Episode 30 - Buckle your seatbelt we've made it to 30!  In this episode we eat delicious Eggs Benedict from The Alexander Inn in Cloverdale. Pop some bubbles from Paradise Ridge celebrating our 30th episode!!!  Discuss all things tasting and touring in Sonoma County with Aaron Costa from Healdsburg Vino Tours. Millie introduces us to the Book of the Day - Wine Isn’t Rocket Science and then breaks down the Wine Road Mug Giveaway details. DJ Bethy Beth talks about the upcoming Breakfast with the Winemakers.

 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

 

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DJ Bethy Beth, Paradise Ridge Bubbles, Millie Winehouse, Aaron Costa

Show Notes:

0:40   Eats of the Day - Eggs Benedict from The Alexander Inn

1:20   Touring and Tasting in Sonoma County

1:32   Tasting Tips

2:35   Healdsburg Vino Tours - Aaron Costa

7:20   Hire a Driver

13:20 Book of the Day - Wine Isn’t Rocket Science

15:15 Item of the Day - Wine Road Podcast Mug

15:40 Giveaway Details!

18:00 Wine of the Day - 2014 Blanc de Blanc from Paradise Ridge Winery

19:00 Breakfast with the Winemakers

 

Links:

  The Alexander Inn

  Healdsburg Vino Tours

•  Wine Isn’t Rocket Science

  Paradise Ridge Winery

  Transportation Along the Wine Road

•  Wine Road Tasting Tips

•  Wine Road Tours

  Wine Road Breakfast with the Winemakers

 

  GIVEAWAY- Wine Road Podcast Mugs

 

 Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at:

Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. 

Jun 29, 2017

 

Wine Road Episode 29 - Soar high in Sonoma County.  In this episode we eat delicious scones from Kelley and Young Wine Garden Inn while sipping Peterson Winery’s Syrah. Debbie Klein from Sonoma Canopy Tours tells DJ Bethy Beth and Millie about whats involved to take flight among the tree tops. The ladies talk about all the birding going on in Sonoma County and the Word of the Day is Brix. GIVE AWAY Alert!!

 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

 

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

Sonoma Canopy Tour Ariel Photo

 

Show Notes:

0:30   Eats of the Day - Scones from Kelley & Young Wine Garden Inn

1:22   Outdoor Recreation in Sonoma County

2:20   Birding

4:00   Sonoma Canopy Tours - Debbie Klein

12:23 Word of the Day - Brix

14:40 Wine of the Day - Peterson Winery 2010 Bradford Mountain Syrah

16:25 GIVE AWAY - Cork Pouch

 

 

Links:

  Kelley and Young Wine Garden Inn 

  Sonoma County Tourism

•  Doran Beach Bird Walk

  Sonoma Canopy Tours

  Union Hotel 

  Brix 

•  Peterson Winery

•  Along the Wine Road Blog

  Magical Mystery Tours 

  GIVE AWAY- Cork Pencil Pouch to 1st 20 ppl to email beth@wineroad.com

 

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at

Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. 

Jun 15, 2017

Wine Road Episode 28 - A few of our Favorite Things i.e. Eats, Drinks and more. In this episode we add two new segments! Eats of the Day, today French Toast (not waffles) from Camellia Inn and the Word of the Day. DJ Bethy Beth and Millie taste the Wine of the Day from Valdez Family Winery while Bethy Beth introduces us to this true American Dream Success story. The ladies dive into their favorites naming cocktail, coffee and taco shops around our area. They wrap up the show announcing the addition of more dates to the Wine Road's Magical Mystery Tours. 

 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

 

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Show Notes:

0:30   Favorite Things Episode

0:40   Eats of the Day - French Toast from the Camellia Inn

2:13   Word of the Day - Appellation

4:15   Speed Round - Favorite Cocktail, Coffee, and Taco spots

13:25 Book of the Day - Neuroenology by Gordon Shepherd

14:40 Wine of the Day - Valdez Family Winery 2015 Chardonnay

16:50 Item of the Day - A Snarky Adult Colouring Book

18:30 Magical Mystery Tours - Dates Added!

 

Links:

  Camellia Inn

•  Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

  Magical Mystery Tours 

  Sonoma Wine Boundaries

  Valdez Family Winery

  #winelife: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book

•  Along the Wine Road Blog

•  Ramen Gaigin

  Ninja Star 

  Papas & Pollo

  Jackson’s Bar & Oven

•  Acre

  Taqueria Santa Rosa

  Spoonbar

•  Flying Goat

  Agave Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

  Plank Coffee

  Papa’s Pizza Cafe

  AZTEC Grill

•  Geyserville Gun Club Bar & Lounge

  Geyserville Mud Cafe

  Taco Truck off Lytton Springs Rd (not Canyon Rd)

 

 

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at:

Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA

May 30, 2017

Wine Road Episode 27- Wine, food and preforming art…who could ask for anything more. In this episode our special guest Stephan Stubbins, co-Executive Producer of  Transcendence Theater Company discuss performing arts in Sonoma County with Millie and Dj Bethy Beth. They taste the Wine of the Day from Zialena while Bethy Beth introduces us to this new winery from our recent “field trip”. Millie brags about her recent experience at the Sonoma County Barrel Auction. Wrap up the show with a reminder about the upcoming Magical Mystery Tours along the Wine Road.  Then hold on to your potatoes!!! The last 1:30 of the podcast will give you goosebumps!!

 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

 

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

 Jack London State Park - Transcendence Theater

Jack London State Park - Transcendence Theater Company

 

Show Notes:

0:30   Stephan Stubbins, Transcendence Theater Company

1:04   Theaters Along the Wine Road

2:05   Best Night Ever - Transcendence Theater Preformances

9:30   Wine of the Day - Zialena Winery

12:45 Sonoma County Barrel Auction

16:25 Wine Road Magical Mystery Tour

18:00 Sonoma Song Live!

 

Links:

  Transcendence Theater Company

•  Sonoma County Barrel Auction

  Magical Mystery Tours

  Zialena Winery

  Cloverdale Arts Alliance 

  Raven Theater Healdsburg 

•  Cinnabar Theater Petaluma

  Sebastopol Center for the Arts 

  Spreckels Performing Arts Center Rohnert Park

  Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

•  Santa Rosa Junior College Theater Arts 

  Sonoma County Top Theaters List

  Vintners Inn

 

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at:

Threshold Studios

Sebastopol, CA. 

May 18, 2017

Wine Road Episode 26- A Dry Riesling Cheers! to Farmers Market Season. In this episode we kick off the show with The Wine of the Day, a Dry Riesling from Dashe Cellars and discuss the varietal Along the Wine Road as well as the coincidental Book of the Day “Riesling Rediscovered".  Dj Bethy Beth and Millie then chat about all things Farmers Markets in Sonoma County. Finishing off this episode Dj Bethy Beth plants the seed of the upcoming Wine Road event Wine and Food Affair this Fall.

 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

 

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

 

Show Notes:

0:35 Farmers Market Season

0:50 Wine of the Day- Dashe Cellars 2015 Dry Riesling

2:40 Rieslings Along the Wine Road

3:40 Book of the Day- Riesling Rediscovered: Bold, Bright and Dry by John Winthrop Haeger

6:10  Farmers Markets in the Area

9:13  Sonoma County Farm Trails

11:40 Wine Road’s Wine & Food Affair

 

Winery Links:

Riesling Producers

  Clos Du Bois 

•  Dashe Cellars

  Davis Family Vineyards

  The Flight Deck

  Francis Ford Coppola Winery

  Gustafson Family Vineyards 

  Harvest Moon Winery

  Kendall- Jackson

  La Crema Winery 

  Ramazzotti Wines 

  Rodney Strong Vineyards

  Sunce Winery 

  thumbprint cellars

 

Farmers Market Links:

  Sonoma County Farm Tails 

  Cloverdale Tuesday Night Market

•  Healdsburg Wednesday pm/Saturday am Markets

  Occidental Friday Night Market 

  Sebastopol Sunday Morning Market

 

Other Show Links:

  Riesling Rediscovered: Bold, Bright and Dry by John Winthrop Haeger

  Wine & Food Affair

 

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at:

Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA

May 4, 2017

Sweet Sounds of Summer in Sonoma County. In this episode DJ Bethy Beth and Millie discuss all the great music taking place in and around Sonoma County. We taste rosé as the Wine of the Day from Papapietro Perry and talk about the upcoming Mother’s Day happenings along the Wine Road. 

 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

 

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

 

Show Notes:

0:33  Music Along the Wine Road

1:00  Festivals in Sonoma County

3:05  Free Community Concerts

3:50  Outdoor Music at Our Members

4:50  Planning/Winging- Where to Look Ahead to Listen

6:04  Book of the Day - Windows on the World: Complete Wine Course by Kevin Zraly

7:20  Wine of the Day - Rosé of Pinot Papapietro Perry Winery

10:00 Mother’s Day Along the Wine Road

 

Winery Links:

Rosé

  Kokomo Winery

•  Papapietro Perry Winery

  Selby Winery 

  Trione Vineyards & Winery

  Balletto Vineyards & Winery

  Comstock Wines

  ACORN Winery/Alegria Vineyards

  Red Car Wine

Music

  Rodney Strong Vineyards

  Roth Estate Winery

  deLorimier Winery

Tours

  Jordan Estate 

 

Lodging Links:

Hotel Healdsburg

 

Music Links:

  Wine Road

  Green Music Center Summer Series

•  Healdsburg Jazz Festival

  Blue Grass Festival

  Accordion Festival Cotati

  Russian River Jazz & Blues Guerneville

  Celtic Festival Sebastopol

  Cajun Zydeco & Delta Rhythm Festival Sebastopol

  Healdsburg Music in the Plaza

  Windsor Music in the Town Green

  Friday Night Live in Cloverdale

  Peacetown Summer Concert Series

  Sonoma County

 

Misc Links:

Russian River Rose Company

Kevin Zraly’s Windows on the World: Complete Wine Course

 

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at:

Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA.

http://thresholdstudios.info

Apr 20, 2017

Relax & Unwind Along the Wine Road. In this episode we discuss places to be pampered.  Our special guest Michael Stusser, founder of Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary, shares all that is peaceful. We taste the Wine of the Day from Pedroncelli Winery and talk about the upcoming Magical Mystery Tours along the Wine Road. 

 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

 

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com


 DJ Bethy Beth, Pedroncelli Sauv Blanc, Michael Stusser, Millie Winehouse

Show Notes:

0:35 Spas and places to relax Along the Wine Road

0:54 Wine Road Lodgings with Spas

1:53 Michael Stusser introduces his Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary

3:01 Spa treatment- Cedar Enzyme Bath

5:20 Meditation Gardens

6:12 Osmosis Locals Program

7:05 Visit Freestone

7:55 Visit Occidental

8:35 Item of the Day - Tea Towel by Mercantile 12

9:40 Wine of the Day - Pedroncelli 2016 Sauvignon Blanc

10:33 #ped90

11:29 Wine Road Magical Mystery Tours

13:14 Retreat, Relax, Rejuvenate

 

Links:

Winery Links:

Lodging Links:

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at:

Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

Apr 6, 2017

Pop, Fizz, Clink - You are what you drink! In this episode we discuss all things Champagne and Sparkling Wine with our special guest Penny Gadd-Coster from Rack and Riddle. We taste the Wine of the Day from Amista Vineyards and the newest edition of the Wine Road Map is hot of the press. 

 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

 Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

 

 DJ Bethy Beth, Millie Winehouse, Penny Gadd-Coster,

 Amista Blanc de Blanc, ChampagnePopper

 

Show Notes:

0:30 Champagne vs Sparkling wine

0:50 Penny Gadd-Coster from Rack & Riddle

2:15 Champagne Production Methods

3:07 Grapes of Champagne

4:06 Rack & Riddle - Custom Crush Facility & Winery

5:20 Breathless Wines Tasting Room

5:55 Bubbles Along the Wine Road

8:47 Book of the Day- Infographic Guide to Champagne & Other Sparkling Wines

9:42 Choosing the Right Glass

11:04 Item of the Day- ChampagnePopper

12:34 Wine of the Day - Amista Blanc de Blanc

13:24 New Wine Road Map

 

Links:

  Penny Gadd-Coster

  Rack & Riddle

•  Infographic Guide to Champagne & Other Sparkling Wines

  ChampagnePopper

  Wine Road Map

 

Winery Links:

  Amista Vineyards

  Kokomo Wines 

  Harvest Moon Estate & Vineyards 

  Breathless Wines 

  Iron Horse Vineyards 

  Korbel 

  J Vineyards 

 

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at

Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

Mar 23, 2017

Wine and food - the perfect pair. In this episode our special guest Donna del Rey discusses Relish Culinary Adventures located in Healdsburg. We taste the Wine of the Day from deLorimier and talk about the upcoming Magical Mystery Tours along the Wine Road. 

 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

 

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

DJ Bethy-Beth, (deLorimier Winery Chardonnay), Millie Winehouse, Donna del Ray 

Show Notes:

0:43 Donna del Rey Owner/Founder of Relish Culinary Adventures

4:46 Relish Culinary Adventure class information

8:38 Wine Road - Wine & Food Affair

9:19 Redwood Empire Food Bank - $1 from each WR event ticket 

9:55 Wine of the Day - deLorimier Chardonnay

10:40 deLorimier Winery — picnic and relax

11:41 Book of the Day - Wine & Food: Pick the right food every time by Jane Parkinson

13:15  Wine Road - Magical Mystery Tours

 

Links:

  Relish Culinary Adventures 

•  Wine & Food Affair  

  Redwood Empire Food Bank 

  deLorimier Winery 

  Wine & Food: Pick the right wine every time by Jane Parkinson 

  Magical Mystery Tours 

 

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at:

Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

Mar 9, 2017

Film Locations in Sonoma County. In this episode our special guest Film Historian Joe Jordan discusses famous film sites in and around Sonoma County. We taste the Wine of the Day from Francis Ford Coppola and talk about the upcoming event Barrel Tasting along the Wine Road. 

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

Joe Jordan

DJ Bethy-Beth, (Coppola Director's Cut Zinfandel) Millie Winehouse, Joe Jordan 

 

Show Notes:

0:59 Film sites in Sonoma County - Guest Joe Jordan
4:25 Santa Rosa Junior College class - Hitchcock, Coppola, and Sonoma County
6:11 Wine of the Day- Coppola 2013 Directors Cut Zinfandel
10:07 Fun Sonoma County Film Fact - Die Hard 2
10:44 Barrel Tasting — 2nd Weekend March 10-12
11:15 Barrel Bus March 9th 4-9 —Our Craft Beverage Neighbors 

Links:

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at:
Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

Feb 23, 2017

Wine Road Episode 20- Rhône Varietals along the Wine Road In this episode we talk about trying the wonderful wines know as Rhônes and producers on the Wine Road; We mention two books- The New California Wine by Jon Bonne and American Rhône by Patrick Comiskey.; and we discuss the 40th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend(s) event.

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

Show Notes:
0:42 What’s trending on the Wine Road?—Rhone Varietals!
1:28 The New California Wine by Jon Bonne
2:08 Red Car
2:20 Trattore Farms
2:58 Mounts Winery
3:08 Frick Winery
4:14 American Rhône by Patrick Comiskey
6:12 Event- 40th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekends
11:44 Wine Road Website revamp with lodging special page
12:45 Toast to our 20th Episode!

Links:
New California Wine by Jon Bonne
American Rhône by Patrick Comiskey
40th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend(s)

Winery Links:
• Mounts —http://www.mountswinery.com
• Red Car- https://redcarwine.com
• Trattore Farms — https://trattorefarms.com
• Frick — http://www.frickwinery.com/index.asp

Credits:
The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at
Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

 

Feb 9, 2017

Wine Road Episode 19- Why Come Wine Tasting on the Wine Road? In this episode we paint the picture on why you should make the trip to Sonoma to taste wine. We recommend a wine book: The Wine Bible, taste the wine of the day Colagrassi Cab Franc, and discuss new wine tours on the Wine Road.

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

Show Notes:
0:42 Why visit the Wine Road?
5:42 Wine Bible by Karen McNeill
7:42 Wine of the Day- Colagrossi Wines 2014 Cab Franc
9:45 Wine Tours—
9:59 Trattore Farms — Get Your Boots Dirty Tour
10:35 Jordan — Estate Tour and Tasting
11:45 Medlock Ames — Ranch Tour
12:45 Valentines Day Events and Specials

Links:

• Optima Wine —https://optimawinery.com
• Colagrossi Wines - http://colagrossiwines.com
• The Wine Bible — http://www.karenmacneil.com/product/the-wine-bible/
• Trattore Farms — https://trattorefarms.com/tours-and-tastings
• Jordan Estate Tasting Tour — https://www.jordanwinery.com/visit/tours-and-tastings
• Medlock Ames — http://www.medlockames.com/ranch-tour

Lodging Links:
Camellia Inn - http://www.camelliainn.com
Bella Villa Messina — http://www.bellavillamessina.com
Farmhouse Inn — http://www.farmhouseinn.com
Ferngrove Cottages — http://www.ferngrove.com


Credits:
The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at
Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

 

 

Jan 26, 2017

Wine Road Episode 18- Windsor 3-Day Itinerary In this episode we share our favorites for where to go, stay, dine, sip, and play in Windsor, including coffee shops, bakeries, and of course tasting rooms.

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road — https://www.wineroad.com

Links:

Lodging
• Holiday Inn Express 
• Hampton Inn 

Restaurants, Bakeries, Coffee Shops & Beer
Olivers Tap Room
St.Florians Brewery
• Cafe Noto - 
BurtoNZ Bakery
Chinois Asian Bistro
Willis Wine Bar
Pattersons Pub
K.C’s American Kitchen 

Places to Go
Foothill Regional Park 
Riverfront Regional Park 

Wineries and Tasting Rooms
Artisan Alley - http://www.artisanalleywindsor.com
Colagrossi Wines - http://colagrossiwines.com
Tilted Shed Cider- https://www.tiltedshed.com
Sonoma Brothers Distilling - http://sonomabrothersdistilling.com
Two Shepherds - http://twoshepherds.com
Kendall Jackson - http://www.kj.com
Rodney Strong - http://www.rodneystrong.com
La Crema - http://www.lacrema.com
Mutt Lynch — http://www.muttlynchwinery.com/
J Vineyards - https://www.jwine.com
Acorn - https://acornwinery.com
Foppiano - http://foppiano.com
Merriam Vineyards - http://www.merriamvineyards.com
Limerick Lane Cellars - https://www.limericklanewines.com
Viszlay - http://www.viszlayvineyards.com
Christopher Creek - http://christophercreek.com

Credits:
The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at
Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

 

Jan 12, 2017

Wine Road Episode 17 - Wineries with Caves In this episode we talk about wineries with caves along the Wine Road, discuss what to wear in wine country dress and explain what “Wine Country Casual” actually means, DJ Bethy Beth reviews a new Scratch and Sniff wine book, we taste Stone Soup a field blend from Trattore Farms, and talk about Barrel Tasting, an upcoming an event on the Wine Road.

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Show Notes:

0:55 — Wine tasting tip of the day—What to wear in wine country- Wine Country Casual explained.
3:05 — Wineries with Caves
5:22 — Book Review—Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Become a Wine Expert by Richard Betts
8:11 — Wine of the Day — 2014 Trattore Farms —Stone Soup Field Blend
11:00 — Coming up on the Wine Road — Barrel Tasting Event - March

Links:
Wineries With Caves
• Bella - http://www.bellawinery.com
• Robert Young Estate - http://www.ryew.com
• Alexander Valley Vineyards — http://www.avvwine.com
• J. Rickards https://www.jrwinery.com

Wine Book Review
The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert by Richard Betts

Wine of the Day
• Trattore Farms — Stone Soup - https://trattorefarms.com/product/stone-soup-2014

Event
• Barrel Tasting - https://www.wineroad.com/events/barrel-tasting/

Credits:
The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at
Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

 

Dec 29, 2016

Wine Road Episode 16 - Healdsburg 3 Day Itinerary

In this episode we share our favorites for where to go, stay, dine, sip, and play in Healdsburg. Including coffee shops, bakeries, and of course tasting rooms.

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.


Links:
Lodging Healdsburg
• Best Western Dry Creek — http://www.drycreekinn.com
• Hotel Healdsburg - http://www.hotelhealdsburg.com
• Camelia Inn B& B - http://www.camelliainn.com
• Grape Leaf Inn - http://grapeleafinn.com
• Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza - https://www.healdsburginn.com

Restaurants, Bakeries and Coffee shops
• The Wurst - http://www.wurstrestaurant.com
• Persimmon - http://www.persimmonhealdsburg.com
• Valette - http://www.valettehealdsburg.com
• Shed - http://healdsburgshed.com
• Flying Goat Coffee - http://flyinggoatcoffee.com
• Costeaux Bakery - http://costeaux.com
• Donwtown Bakery - http://www.downtownbakery.net
• Healdsburg Bar & Grill - http://healdsburgbarandgrill.com
• Cafe Lucia - http://cafelucia.net

Wine Tasting Rooms
• Thumbprint - https://thumbprintcellars.com
• Hawley - https://hawleywine.com
• Portalupi - http://www.portalupiwine.com
• Toad Hollow—http://www.toadhollow.com
• C Donatiello - http://www.cdonatiello.com
• Cartograph - http://www.cartographwines.com
• Road House - https://www.roadhousewinery.com
• Spicy Vines - https://spicyvines.com
• Selby - http://www.selbywinery.com
• Long Board - http://www.longboardvineyards.com
• Holdredge - http://www.holdredge.com
• Sapphire Hill - http://www.sapphirehill.com
• Kelley & Young - http://www.kelleyyoungwines.com
• Hearts Desire - http://www.hartsdesirewines.com
• Davis Family Wines - http://www.davisfamilyvineyards.com

Cider
• Sonoma Cider Tap Room - http://sonomacider.com/taproom/

Shops and Art Galleries
• Mr. Moon’s - http://www.mrmoons.com
• Art Galleries - http://healdsburggalleries.com

Trip Planning Resources
• Wine Road Concierge Service - http://www.wineroad.com
• Wine Road Map - https://www.wineroad.com/maps/

Credits:
The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at
Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

 

Dec 15, 2016

Wine Road EP 15 - Holiday Spirit on the Wine Road- In this holiday episode episode we share our wine tasting tip of the day - Don’t over book appointments, we talk about Art and Gallery resources along the wine road, give two book reviews — But First Champagne, by David White and American Wino: A Tale of Reds, Whites, and One Man’s Blues by Dan Dunn; Wine gadget of the day: Tilt; and Wine of the day: Dry Creek Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, and some last minute wine trivia game gift ideas.

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.


Show Notes:
• Wine Tasting Tip of the Day - 1:10
• Art resources and Galleries - 3:29
• Wine Gadget - 5:50
• Book Recommendations - 8:30
• Wine of the Podcast - 10:33
• Last minute wine trivia game gift ideas - 13:50


Links:

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Graton Gallery
Paul Mathew Vineyards Tasting Room (Graton) 
Tilt - Soiree Home
But First Champagne by David White 
American Wino by Dan Dunn 
Dry Creek Vineyard 
Wine Wars Trivia Game
Wine Road Map

Credits:
The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at
Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

 

Dec 1, 2016

Wine Road EP 14 - Santa Rosa 3 Day Itinerary - In this episode we share our favorites for where to go, stay, dine, sip, and play in Santa Rosa.

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Show Notes:

• Santa Rosa Day 1 - 0:53
⁃ Check-in / Lodging options, coffee, beer, dining options.
• Santa Rosa Day 2 - 4:07
⁃ Breakfast, shopping, activities, wineries, lunch and dinner options
• Santa Rosa Day 3 - 10:11
⁃ Breakfast, Winery Tour loop, dining options

Links:

• Hotel La Rose - http://www.hotellarose.com
• Hyatt Vineyard Creek RR Square - https://vineyardcreek.hyatt.com
• Vintners Inn John Ash & Co. - https://www.vintnersinn.com/
• Flying Goat Coffee RR Square -http://flyinggoatcoffee.com
• Russian River Brewing Co.- http://russianriverbrewing.com/brew-pub
• Cellars of Sonoma - http://www.cellarsofsonoma.com
• Luther Burbank Gardens and Home - http://www.lutherburbank.org
• Safari West - http://www.safariwest.com
• Starks Steak and Seafood - http://www.starkrestaurants.com/stark-restaurant/starks-steak-seafood/
• Sazon Peruvian Cuisine - http://sazonsr.com
• Omelette Express - http://omeletteexpress.com
• Urban Wineries Coffey Lane
⁃ Carol Shelton - http://carolshelton.com
⁃ Desmond Wines - http://www.desmondwines.com
⁃ Inspiration Vineyards and Winery - https://www.inspirationvineyards.com
⁃ Premonition Cellars - http://premonitioncellars.com
• Paradise Ridge - http://prwinery.com
• Charles Schultz Museum - https://schulzmuseum.org
• A’Roma Roasters Coffee - http://www.aromaroasters.com/main.html
• Sea Thai Bistro - http://www.seathaibistrobar.com/welcome/
• Made Local Marketplace - http://www.madelocalmarketplace.com
• Bird and Bottle - http://birdandthebottle.com
• Rosso - http://www.rossopizzeria.com
• Jack and Tony’s Whiskey Bar - http://www.jackandtonys.com
• Spinster Sisters - http://thespinstersisters.com
• Wineries Loop
⁃ Hanna - http://www.hannawinery.com
⁃ Balletto - http://www.ballettovineyards.com
⁃ Red Car - http://redcarwine.com
⁃ Iron Horse Vineyards - http://www.ironhorsevineyards.com
• La Gare French Restaurant - http://www.lagarerestaurant.com
• Wine Road Map - https://www.wineroad.com/maps/

 

CREDITS:

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info

Nov 17, 2016

Wine Road EP 13 - Holiday Open Houses - In this episode we give a new Tasting Tip of the Day, talk about Holiday Open Houses at wineries, try out the Wine Buff, a new item from Soirree Home, discuss the new book American Rhone, and taste the Siduri RRV Pinot Noir.

Show Notes:

• Wine Tasting Tip of the Day: Drink what you like. Use the Dump bucket- 0:47
• Holiday Open Houses on Thanksgiving Weekend- 2:20
• New Restaurant Opening- Single Thread Farms- 3:16
• New Wine Item / Wine Buff - - 4:44
• Book Recommendation / American Rhone- - 6:22
• Wine of the Day / Siduri RRV Pinot Noir - 8:00


Links:

• Wine Road Website - https://www.wineroad.com
• Wine Road Map - https://www.wineroad.com/maps/
• Single Thread Farms - https://singlethreadfarms.com
• Wine Buff - https://soireehome.com/product/winebuff/
• American Rhone - https://www.amazon.com/American-Rhone-Maverick-Winemakers-Americans/dp/0520256662/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1479345833&sr=8-1&keywords=American+Rhone
• Siduri - http://www.siduri.com

 

 

The Wine Road podcast is recorded, mixed, and mastered at Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info 

 

Nov 3, 2016

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road EP 12 - Guerneville 3-Day Itinerary In this episode we give a new Tasting Tip of the Day—take the printed tasting notes with you to keep track of the wines you taste, and our 3-Day Itinerary for Guerneville on the Russian River.


Show Notes:
• Wine Tasting Tip of the Day- 0:22
• Guerneville Day 1 - 1:50
• Guerneville Day 2 - 8:12
• Guerneville Day 3 - 12:08
• Bird Washing ( Milly looses it!) - 13:04

GUERNEVILLE LINKS:
• Auto Camp - http://autocamp.com/location/russian-river/
• Boon Hotel + Spa - http://boonhotels.com
• Applewood Inn - http://www.applewoodinn.com
• Stumptown Brewery - http://www.stumptown.com
• Big Bottom Market - http://www.bigbottommarket.com
• Sonoma Nesting Co. - http://sonomanesting.com
• Guerneville 5 & 10 - http://www.guerneville5and10.com
• Guerneville Bank Club - http://www.guernevillebankclub.com
• Nimble and Finns - http://nimbleandfinns.com
• Chile Pies Baking Co. - http://www.chilepiesbakingco.com
• Korbel Winery - http://www.korbel.com
• Seaside Metal - http://seasidemetal.com
• Boon Eat + Drink - http://eatatboon.com
• Rio Nido Roadhouse - http://rionidoroadhouse.com
• Johnson’s Beach - http://johnsonsbeach.com
• Armstrong Redwoods - https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=450
• Coffee Bazaar - http://www.coffeebazaar.com
• Dick Bloomsters Korean Diner - http://www.dickblomsters.com
• Rainbow Cattle Company - http://www.queersteer.com
• Revival - http://eatatrevival.com
• Rivers End Restaurant - https://www.ilovesunsets.com
• Café Aquatica - https://www.facebook.com/Café-Aquatica-269646206414035/
• The Cape Fear Cafe - http://www.capefearcafe.net/home
• Duncans Mills - http://www.duncansmills.net
• Jenner - http://visitjenner.com


Westside Road Wineries:
• Moshin - http://www.moshinvineyards.com
• Gary Farrell - https://www.garyfarrellwinery.com
• Williams Selyem -http://www.williamsselyem.com
• Porter Creek -http://www.portercreekvineyards.com
• J. Rochioli - http://www.rochioliwinery.com
• Arista - https://www.aristawinery.com

Music:
“Your Call” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Oct 20, 2016

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road EP 11 - Wineries with Fireplaces - In this episode we talk about Wineries with Fireplaces, give a new Tasting Tip of the Day, try out a new item- some nifty new wine charms from Simply Charmed, discuss the new book Perfect Score, and taste the Manzanita Creek Cabernet Franc.


Show Notes:

• Wine Tasting Tip of the Day- 0:20
• Wineries with Fireplaces - 1:22
• Simply Charmed -new wine item - 5:00
• Perfect Score book review- 7:18
• Wine of the Day / Manzanita Creek Cab Franc - 9:35
• Wine and Food Affair upcoming event - 11:58
• Letter from a Listener Kimmy T. ! - 12:54

Links:

• Wine Road Website - https://www.wineroad.com
• Wine Road Map - https://www.wineroad.com/maps/
• Manzanita Creek Winery- https://manzanitacreek.com
• Perfect Score- https://www.amazon.com/Perfect-Score-Business-21st-Century-Winery/dp/1455535761/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1476593739&sr=8-1&keywords=Perfect+Score
• Simply Charmed Wine Magnets—http://www.wineswithcharm.com

 

Wineries with Fireplaces:

Alexander Valley
• White Oak - https://whiteoakwinery.com
• Alexander Valley Vineyards - http://www.avvwine.com
• de Lorimier Winery-http://delorimierwinery.com
• Trentadue - http://trentadue.com
• Hawkes -http://www.hawkeswine.com
• Pech Merle Winery -http://www.pechmerlewinery.com
• Hanna - http://www.hannawinery.com
Dry Creek Valley
• Dutcher Crossing - http://www.dutchercrossingwinery.com
• Dry Creek Vineyard - http://www.drycreekvineyard.com
• Fritz Underground Winery - http://www.fritzwinery.com
• Geyser Peak - http://www.geyserpeakwinery.com
• Mill Creek - http://www.millcreekwinery.com
Russian River Valley
• Dutton Goldfield -http://www.duttongoldfield.com
• Korbel -http://www.korbel.com
• La Crema - http://www.lacrema.com
• Kendall-Jackson - http://www.kj.com
• Lynmar Estate- http://lynmarestate.com
• Benovia -http://www.benoviawinery.com
• Paradise Ridge -http://prwinery.com
• Woodenhead - http://www.woodenheadwine.com
• Seghesio -http://www.seghesio.com
• Spicy Vines ( no fireplace!) https://spicyvines.com


Music:
“Your Call” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Oct 7, 2016

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road EP 10 - Cloverdale 3 Day Visit - This episode we give a 3-Day Itinerary for where to Sip, Play, Dine & Stay in and around Cloverdale and Geyserville Wine of the Cast: 2012 Meritage from Christopher Creek


Show Notes:
• Cloverdale/Geyserville 3-Day Itinerary - 0:35
• Wine of the Cast: Christopher Creek Meritage - 10:29
• Food and Wine Affair Event - 12:15

Links:
Wine Road Website - https://www.wineroad.com
Christopher Creek Winery- http://christophercreek.com

3-Day Itinerary Cloverdale/Geyserville:
Geyserville Grille - http://www.geyservilleinn.com/dining-en.html
Rustic - Francis Ford Coppola Winery - https://www.francisfordcoppolawinery.com/visit/dine/rustic
Alexander Inn —http://www.thealexanderinn.com
Kelley and Young Wine Garden B & B —http://vintagetowers.com/index.html
Ruth McGowan’s Brew Pub - http://cloverdaleale.com
Hamburger Ranch - http://www.hamburgerranchandbbq.com
Geyserville Mud - http://www.geyservillemud.com/links_and_events
Catelli’s - http://www.mycatellis.com
Diavola - http://www.diavolapizzeria.com
Bosworth and Son Mercantile - http://bosworthandson.com
Geyserville Gun Club - http://www.geyservillegunclub.com
Flying Goat - http://flyinggoatcoffee.com/324-center-street/

Wineries:
Fritz - http://www.fritzwinery.com
Cast - https://www.castwines.com
Trattore -https://trattorefarms.com
David Coffaro - http://www.coffaro.com
Yoakim Bridge Winery- http://www.yoakimbridge.com
Pedroncelli - http://www.pedroncelli.com
Frick - http://www.frickwinery.com/index.asp
J. Rickards — https://www.jrwinery.com
Silver Oak - https://www.silveroak.com/visit-us/alexander/

Mercury Geyserville - http://www.mercurywine.com/

Ramazzotti Wines - http://www.ramazzottiwines.com/
Pech Merle Winery - http://www.pechmerlewinery.com
Locals - http://localstastingroom.com
The Meeker Vineyards - http://meekerwine.com
Route 128 - http://www.route128winery.com

Music:
“Your Call” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Sep 27, 2016

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road EP 09 – Sebastopol: Three-Day Itinerary

This episode we give best bets for a three-day stay. Where to Eat, Stay, Dine, & Play in and around Sebastopol. Wine of the Cast: Cabernet Sauvignon from Tara Bella. 

Sebastopol

Citta Slow – http://www.cittaslowsebastopol.org/aboutus.html

DAY 1

Check-In:

Sebastopol Inn - http://www.sebastopolinn.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott– http://www.winecountryhi.com

Barlow-- http://thebarlow.net

Taylor Maid -- http://www.taylormaidfarms.com

Crooked Goat Brewing - http://www.crookedgoatbrewing.com

Woodfour -- http://woodfourbrewing.com

Sub Zero Ice cream - http://thebarlow.net/tenants/sub-zero-ice-cream/

Screaming Mimi’s Ice Cream -http://www.screaminmimisicecream.com

Wind Gap Tasting Room - http://www.windgapwines.com/Tasting-Room

LaFollette Tasting Room - http://lafollettewines.com/index.html

McPhail Tastig Room - http://macphailwine.com

The Passdoor -- http://www.thepassdoor.net

Littlefour Clothing Store - http://www.littlefourstore.com

Sebastopol Kitchen & Table - http://www.sebastopolkitchentable.com

Sebastopol Dinner:

Raman Gaijin - http://www.ramengaijin.com

Zazu Kitchen & Farm -http://zazukitchen.com

DAY 2

Ninja Star Coffee Bar--http://ninjastarcoffeebar.com

Hole in The Wall --http://www.holeinthewallsebastopol.com

Sebastopol Bike Center Rental - http://www.sebastopolbike.com

Joe Rodota Trail -http://parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov/Get_Outdoors/Parks/Joe_Rodota_Trail.aspx

Forestville

Jigar - http://www.jigarwines.com

Joseph Jewel - http://josephjewell.com

Wine Guerrilla - http://www.wineguerrilla.com

Backyard-- http://www.backyardforestville.com

Dinner Sebastopol

K & L Bistro -http://klbistro.com

Late Night Sebastopol

Hopmonk -http://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol/

DAY 3

Sebastopol Farmers Market -http://www.sebastopolfarmmarket.org

Wine Tasting:

Red Car - http://redcarwine.com

Dutton Goldfield - http://www.duttongoldfield.com

Merry Edwards - http://www.merryedwards.com

Andy’s Produce Market - http://andysproduce.com

Antique Society - http://www.antiquesociety.com

Graton

Graton Gallery - http://www.gratongallery.net

Paul Mathew Tasting Room -- http://www.paulmathewvineyards.com/tastingroom.html

Dinner Sebastopol:

Peter Lowell’s - http://www.peterlowells.com

Wine of the Cast: Tara Bella- http://tarabellawinery.com

Event: Wine & Food Affair -- https://www.wineroad.com/events/wine-food-affair/

Music:

“Leopard Print Elevator” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

Sep 7, 2016

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road EP 08 - California Wine Month - In this short but sweet episode we talk about California Wine Month and what the Wine Road is doing to feature California wine, we discuss Down to Earth a wine book, and taste the 2012 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon from Optima.


Show Notes:

• California Wine Month - 0:35
• Major Valleys and AVA’s along the wine road - 2:26
• Sub-AVA’s - 3:56
• Wine Road Map great resource for visitors- 4:45
• Wine of Day // Wine of the Cast - 2012 Optima Cabernet Sauvignon - 5:22
• Down to Earth wine book published by the Wine Institute 6:35
• George Rose Photographer 6:46

Links:

• Wine Road Website - https://www.wineroad.com
• Wine Road Map - https://www.wineroad.com/maps/
• Optima Winery - https://optimawinery.com
• Down To Earth: A Seasonal Tour of Sustainable Winegrowing in California- https://www.amazon.com/Earth-Seasonal-Sustainable-Winegrowing-California/dp/0615946615
• George Rose Photographer - http://georgerose.com


Wineries Mentioned:

• Optima - https://optimawinery.com

Music:

"Secret of Tiki Island" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Aug 27, 2016

Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining options, activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road EP 07-Farmers Markets / Harvest Begins- In this episode talk about the start of Harvest, Farmers Markets, Wine Tasting Tips on tasting room hours and picnic grounds, the upcoming Wine and Food Affair event, and we pop some bubbles to celebrate the move to the new Wine Road World HQ.


Show Notes:
• Harvest time on the Wine Road- 0:32
• Wine Tasting Tips:
⁃ Tasting room hours and winery picnic grounds- 0:59
⁃ Winery picnic grounds -1:54
• Farmers Markets (Sebastopol, Occidental, Healdsburg, Cloverdale) - 2:27
• Ring for Wine: Wine of the PodCast - Korbel Natural - 4:35
• Cork pop! - 4:46
• Event: A Wine and Food Affair - 5:30
• Recipe database on Wine Road website- 6:00
• Item of the Day: Capabunga CapaBubbles Champange/Sparkling Topper- 7:10

Links:
• Wine Road Website - https://www.wineroad.com
• Korbel - http://www.korbel.com/california-champagnes/
• A Wine and Food Affair - https://www.wineroad.com/events/wine-food-affair/
• Capabunga CapaBunga - https://www.capabunga.com/Reseal-your-Champagne-s/1827.htm


Music:
“Podcast Theme 03“ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Aug 11, 2016

Wine Road— The Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County with news on events, wineries, wines, dining, outdoor activities, and places to stay.

Wine Road EP 06- Beyond Wine- Activities in Wine Country - In this episode we discuss things to do and outdoor activities that are not necessarily wine specific. We debut the “time for wine” bell and Milly goes crazy for Pinot. Also and DJ Bethy Beth admits she loves her name. ;-)


Show Log:

• Another Listener email! - 0:29
• Sonoma County Wine Growers Vineyard Walks - 0:55
• Rivers Edge Kayak and Canoe - 2:27
• Wine Country Bikes - 2:37
• Safari West - 3:12
• Canopy Tour Zip Line - 4:19
• Bodega Head whale watching - 4:44
• Spud Point Crab Shack 5:08
• Kendal Jackson Garden Tours 5:50
• Quivira Gardens - 6:12
• Charles M. Schulz Museum - 6:25
• Luther Burbank Gardens - 6:50
• Wine of Day // Wine of the PodCast - Woodenhead Pinot Noir - 8:24
• Event: AVA Zinfandel Blending/August 13th, 2016 - 10:40


Show Links:

• Wine Road Website - https://www.wineroad.com
• Sonoma County Wine Growers Vineyard Walks Self Guided Tours - http://www.sonomacounty.com/articles/free-vineyard-walking-tours
• Rivers Edge Kayak and Canoe - http://riversedgekayakandcanoe.com
• Wine Country Bikes - http://www.winecountrybikes.com
• Sonoma Canopy Tour Zip Line -http://www.sonomacanopytours.com
• Safari West - http://www.safariwest.com
• Charles M. Schulz Museum- http://schulzmuseum.org
• Luther Burbank Gardens- http://www.lutherburbank.org
• Bodega Head - http://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/sonoma-coast-state-beach-bodega-head-trail
• Kendall- Jackson Gardens - http://www.kj.com/the-wine-estate-gardens
• Woodenhead Winery - http://www.woodenheadwine.com
• Zinfandel Blending Seminar - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-goes-into-zin-a-hands-on-blending-experience-tickets-26216144193


Wineries Mentioned:

• Paradise Ridge Winery - http://prwinery.com
• Balletto - http://ballettovineyards.com
• Francis Ford Coppola - https://www.francisfordcoppolawinery.com/visit
• Woodenhead Winery -http://www.woodenheadwine.com
• Quivira Winery -http://www.quivirawine.com
• Kendall-Jackson - http://www.kj.com

Music:
“Funky Chunkh” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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