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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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Mar 1, 2023

Wine Road Podcast Episode 170

Sponsored by Ron Rubin Winery


Episode 170 | Tiaan Lordan, Winemaker, Hartford Family Winery

Beth and Marcy chat with Tiann about his love of nature and how it connects to winemaking, we sip on the Hartford Family Wines 2021 Land's Edge Pinot Noir, and we hear the famous owl story too. 

Wine of The Day: Hartford Family Wines 2021 Land’s Edge Vineyards Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
Podcast Sponsor: Ron Rubin Winery 


1:04 Seven years of Wine Rod Podcast can you believe it!

1:25 Wine of the Day: Hartford Family Wines 2021 Land’s Edge Vineyards Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast blended from two vineyards.

3:55 Hartford Family Wines produces between 12 -15 Pinot Noirs each year and each are distinct.

4:31 What Tiann looks for when creating Pinot. Site first. Then tries to be hands off and let the site shine.

6:30 Hartford Family Winery tasting room is open daily from 10-4:30pm.

8:00 How Tiann got started in the wine industry. Went to University of Stellenbosch to study conservation ecology but then segued to wine.

13:13 The famous story of the Hartford Owl! Stay tuned for kid’s book a plush owl ;-)

19:15 Tiann loves the terrain and landscape of Sonoma County.

20:17 Beth is a birder! Birding is for everyone.

23:14 At Hartford Court there is no cell reception— so that’s a positive! Come taste and relax and listen to the birds.


Hartford Family Wines

Ron Rubin Winery


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