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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.

Thank you to County of Sonoma, Board of Supervisors - District 5 for their support.

May 4, 2023

Episode 174 

Sponsored by Ron Rubin Winery

Beth Costa, Randy Pitts and Marcy Gordon

Episode 174 | Randy Pitts, Owner & Winemaker at Harvest Moon Winery

Today Randy Pitts visited with us, and shared all of the new exciting happenings at his farm and winery. Walk-ins welcome!

Wine of the Day: Sparkling Verdelho Brut Zero - Lodi 2021

Podcast Sponsor: Ron Rubin Winery

1:38 - What’s going on at Harvest Moon.

3:00 - Pesticides are not the answer! Leave healthy land to the next generation

5:33 - Sparkling Zinfandel - and Wine of the Day discussion.

6:58 - Randy tells us a little more about how sparkling wine is made.

8:22 - In 2022, Harvest Moon made 9 sparkling wines.

11:26 - Randy recommends food pairings

13:03 - No reservations necessary at Harvest Moon! (But if you want to do something special, reservations recommended)

15:10 - Fast Five with Ed Morris from Ron Rubin Winery (Recipe below)

17:01 - Randy expects that this year’s yield will excellent high quality and high quantity fruit

20:11 - We hear about Randy’s farm tours and discover Beth’s secret love: Goats!

24:35 - Come to Wine Country with questions! We want to chat wine - you can always learn something new.

28:55 - Beth backtracks a little bit to find out how Randy got started with winemaking!

30:33 - On the Wine Road website - you can find wineries that can accommodate walk-ins!

31:31 - Wine Road Seminar Series! Check it out on the Wine Road website!

Fast Five Recipe: 
Caprese Salad From Ed Morris @ Ron Rubin Winery
Fresh Tomatoes
Fresh Mozzarella
Olive Oil
Fresh Basil 
Balsamic Vinegar

Can be cut up in slices on a plate or diced in a bowl 
Pairs with Pam’s Un-Oaked Chardonnay

Harvest Moon Winery
Wine Road Seminar Series
Ron Rubin Winery 

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