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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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Apr 18, 2019

Wine Road Episode 78 - John Viszlay from Viszlay Vineyards 

On this weeks episode, the ladies sit down with John Viszlay, Owner & Winemaker of Viszlay Vineyards. A Windsor local, John dishes out some of his favorite spots to eat, stay, and drink in the area. Be sure to pay him a visit at Viszlay to ask about their amazing Guest House, cheese making classes, and more! 


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.


Special Guest from Viszlay Vineyards: John Viszlay, Owner & Winemaker  

Show Notes 


1:35 Viszlay Vineyards

1:47 Wine of the Day: Viszlay 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

2:29 About Viszlay Winery

4:21 Viszlay Vineyard Guest House

6:47 Windsor Eats

10:00 Russian River Brewery

10:27 Windsor Drinks

12:13 Wineries Near Viszlay

13:07 The Viszlay Experience

14:46 John’s Winemaking Story

16:52 Charles Shultz Sonoma County Airport

18:29 Pacific Coast Air Museum

18:55 A Lesson in Fermentation

20:35 Watching your ‘baby’ grow up

21:34 Barrel Tasting – Always the First Two Weekends in March

22:55 Item of the Day: Wine & Cheese pairing swatch book by Max McCullums

23:55 Cheese Making Classes at Viszlay – Call to Schedule!

25:36 Check out Wine Road’s NEW WEBSITE!



Wine Industry Network (WIN)

Viszlay Vineyards

Wine of the Day: Viszlay Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Winemaker’s Reserve

Item of the Day: Max McCalman’s Wine & Cheese Pairing Swatchbook

Charles M. Shultz Sonoma County Airport

Pacific Coast Air Museum

Wine Road Concierge Service

Leo Steen Wines

Amista Vineyards


Windsor Eats

Omelet Express

Kin Restaurant

Jaded Toad

Tisza Bistro

KC’s American Kitchen

BurtoNZ Bakery


Windsor Drinks

Russian River Brewery

Mutt Lynch Winery

Notre Vue Estate

Colagrossi Wines

K Squared Cellars

Artisan Alley

Sonoma Brothers Distilling

Two Shepherds

St. Florian’s Brewery

Acorn Winery

Merriam Vineyards

Rodney Strong Vineyards

J Vineyards & Winery

Christopher Creek Winery

Limerick Lane Wines

Vokel Cellars

Enriquez Estate Wines

Campana Ranch Winery


Windsor Stays

Viszlay Vineyard Guest House

Holiday Inn Express

Raford Inn

Hilton Garden Inn – Sonoma County Airport

Hampton Inn & Suites



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