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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 14, 2022

Wine Road Podcast Episode 147
Sponsored by Ron Rubin Winery

Episode 147 | Robert V. Camuto, Wine Journalist, contributing editor for Wine Spectator and author of the new book--South of Somewhere: Wine, Food, and The Soul of Italy.

We go all Italian on this episode with Robert V. Camuto, author of South of Somewhere: Wine, Food, and The Soul of Italy, plus our with the Wine of the Day--Orsi Family Biancolella d’Ischia, and the Fast Five Recipe--Negroncelli cocktail from Pedroncelli Winery.

Wine of the Day: Orsi Family Vineyards Biancolella d’Ischia
Book of the Day: South of Somewhere: Wine, Food and the Soul of Italy by Robert V. Camuto.
Fast Five: Negronicelli Cocktail by Julie Pedroncelli
Podcast Sponsor: Ron Rubin Winery


0:49 Wine of the Day: Orsi Family Vineyards Biancolella d’Ischia

1:40 Cool things on the Wine Road website --Wine Road Dreamin’ new picture flip book an inspiration guide for your visit. Check it out on

4:25 Fast Five Recipe – Negroncelli Cocktail –a Zinfandel twist on the classic Negroni cocktail from Julie Pedroncelli St. John at Pedroncelli Winery.

Ingredients: Pedroncelli Rose of Zinfandel, Gin, Campari, Splash of Tonic, Orange twist

Directions: Mix together equal parts Zinfandel, Gin and Campari with a splash of tonic; pour over crushed ice and garnish with twist of orange. Salute!

5:41 Robert V. Camuto discusses his new book South of Somewhere and the wine scene in Southern Italy.

10:25 Beth gives us the lowdown on a new program that’s launching–Wine Road Insider. All the details on how to join and all the perks and privileges are on the website now.

14: 45 – Giveaway time! Mini Photo books by wine country photographer Robert Janover. Email and send your mailing address, the first 10 to email Beth with will get the book. Probably the first 20! ;-)



Robert Camuto - South of Somewhere

Wine Road Dreamin’

Orsi Family Vineyards

Pedroncelli Winery

Wine Road Insider

Robert Janover Photography

Podcast Sponsor: Ron Rubin Winery

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