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The Wine Road provides the Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma to locals and visitors with tips and news on events, wineries, restaurants, outdoor activities, and places to stay.

Hosts Marcy Gordon and Beth Costa share their insider stories about the places to check out when you're exploring along the Wine Road.

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Aug 4, 2022

Wine Road Podcast Episode 155
Sponsored by Ron Rubin Winery


Episode 155 | Cloverdale & Geyserville Itinerary 2022 UPDATE

Beth gives us an update with Itinerary suggestions for Cloverdale & Geyserville. Our Fast Five is Grilled Goat Cheese Toastette from Christine Lilieanthal from Sonoma County Wine Grape Commission. Wine of the Day- Kelley & Young Rose.

Wine of the Day: Kelley & Young Rose

Fast Five Recipe: Goat Cheese Toastette from Christine Lilienthal from Sonoma County Wine Grape Commission

Podcast Sponsor: Ron Rubin Winery


1:35 Where to Stay in Cloverdale The Pinschower Inn a 1920’s Victorian B&B. within walking distance to everything in Cloverdale including Pappas Pizza and Plank Coffee.

4:14 Wine of the Day – Kelley & Young Rose. The Kelley and Young tasting room is in Cloverdale.

5:03 PRO TIP: Always check on hours of wineries and restaurants places before you go as many places are only open certain days of the week

5:40 In Cloverdale visit Dahlia & Sage Market for picnic supplies. Then head out of town and take the Dutcher Creek exit for fantastic drive and beautiful views that will lead you to Dry Creek Valley.

6:50 Visit Cast Wines at intersection of Dutcher Creek and Dry Creek with amazing views and great wine with a variety of tasting experiences.

7:49 Tons of wineries along Dry Creek Road as you head to Healdsburg. One option is Timber Crest Farms with multiple tasting rooms including Pappietro Perry, Kokomo, Peterson, Amphora, and The Pour House.

8:36 Day Two Options -- Head in to Gyserville take 101 South and take the Canyon Road Exit and check out the famous Taco Truck there at the exit.

9:15 If staying in Geyserville Beth suggests the Geyserville Inn surrounded by vineyards with a pool and beautiful ground and Geyserville Grill next door. Also check out Pauls’ Kitchen for burgers or salads.

10:37 Downtown Geyserville is two blocks long but plenty to see and do there including Locals Tasting Room a co-op Tasting room with multiple wineries. Also Pech Merle Winery, Ramazzotti and Mercury Wines are right there too.

12:03 Geyserville dining options—try Diavola or Catelli’s for the awesome 10 layer lasagna!

14:00 Shopping in Cloverdale check out Estate on the Boulevard and Cloverdale Nursery for cute gift items, pottery and books.

16:46 Fast Five Recipe – Goat Cheese Toastette from Christine Lilieanthal from Sonoma County Wine Grape Commission.

Ingredients: Fresh baguette, softened goat cheese, fresh rosemary, toasted walnuts and organic honey. Directions: Cut the baguette diagonally spread the goat cheese liberally across the bread and place on a baking tray in a 375 oven. Chop up the walnuts and toast them, then sprinkle the walnuts over the hot cheese toast and sprinkle with the rosemary and drizzle with honey!

18:46 Check out the new Insider Club on the Wine Road website for details on all he special offers available.

19:34 ONE MORE THING – Thank you Ron Rubin Winery for all your support. Check them out when you visit.


Kelley & Young Winery

Pinschower Inn

Dahlia & Sage Market

Cast Wines

Timber Crest Farms

Amphora Wines

Kokomo Wines

The Pour House

Papapietro Perry

Peterson Winery

Geyserville Inn & Grill

Locals Tasting Room

Pech Merle Winery

Ramazzotti Wines

Ron Rubin Winery

Mercury Wines



Estate on the Boulevard

Cloverdale Nursery

Ron Rubin Winery


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