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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.

Dec 2, 2021

Wine Road Podcast Episode 139
Sponsored by Ron Rubin Winery


Episode 139 | Tom Lutz Founder and Inventor of the Repour Wine Saver

While we sip on some Alexander Valley Rose of Sangiovese, our guest Tom, tells us about the light bulb moment that led to his invention of the Repour and how the clever device works. We round out the show with our wine word of the day and have a very wine related item of the day—a wine advent calendar that’s wine related for the entire month!  

Wine of the Day – Alexander Valley Vineyards 2020 Rose of Sangiovese

Wine Item of the Day – The WineAdvent-ure Wine Advent Calendar

Wine Word of the Day – Dusty

Podcast Sponsor – Ron Rubin Winery


0:55 Wine of the Day The Alexander Valley Vineyard Rose of Sangiovese 2020

1:42 How we met Tom and how the Repour works to preserve wine.

5:30 Tom’s light bulb moment of invention for the Repour.

11:30 Tom’s spots likes to visit when he is in Sonoma County?? Never mentioned the places

15:09 Want to try the RePour? The first five listeners that email Beth will get a free five pack of RePours to try.

15:49 The Wine Advent-ure Wine Advent calendar—24 half bottles to count down to Christmas. It’s awesome!

19:19 Wine Word of the Day—Dusty!

20:19 New Winery member at Ehret Family Wines

21:19 Check out the website for featured Wine Road members of the week.

23:30 Letters from listeners –we love them! Keep them coming and we may read yours on the show.

25:00 Vineyards that offer hiking in the vineyards – Acorn, Balletto, Capo Creek, Jordan, West Wines all have hikes by reservation or offer self guided tours. Check the Wine Road website for more details.

28:00 Got a question? Send an email to Beth and she will get you the answer.



Alexander Valley Vineyards

Repour Wine Saver

Wine Adventure Advent Calendar

Podcast Sponsor: Ron Rubin Winery

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