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3-Day Itinerary - Santa Rosa

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

Release Date: 10/17/2019

Optima Winery with Nicole Duffy show art Optima Winery with Nicole Duffy

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

This episode we are joined by Nicole Duffy of Optima Winery. Nicole fills us in out what’s going on at “The Pour House” tasting room in Timber Crest Farms, how Optima got started with the proceeds of a tax refund, and what you can find when you visit. Also listen closely for a special offer from Nicole exclusively for Wine Road Podcast fans.

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Bricoleur Vineyards with Mark Hanson and Sarah Hanson Citron show art Bricoleur Vineyards with Mark Hanson and Sarah Hanson Citron

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

This episode we are joined by Mark Hanson and Sarah Hanson Citron of Bricoleur Vineyards. We learn about how they decided to start making wine under their own label, how the name Bricoleur came about and what it means, and what's in store for you when you visit in person or virtually.

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Mary Roy of Capo Creek show art Mary Roy of Capo Creek

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

Episode 112 | Mary Roy of Capo Creek Our winemaker chats continue with Mary Roy Owner & Winemaker at Capo Creek Vineyards. We learn how Mary Roy, a doctor and mother of six, came to be a winemaker and the culinary delights (and wine!) that await you when you visit Capo Creek. Pardon the muffled voices-- but we are still wearing our masks in the recording booth! Wine of the Day: Capo Creek 2018 Old Vine Zinfandel Eva’s Vineyard Wine Book of the Day: How to Drink Wine: The Easiest Way to Learn What You Like by Grant Reynolds and Chris Stang. Show Notes 0:43 Wine of the Day 2018 Zinfandel...

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Mercury Wines with Brad Beard show art Mercury Wines with Brad Beard

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

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.

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Oded Shakked Owner & Winemaker, Longboard Vineyards show art Oded Shakked Owner & Winemaker, Longboard Vineyards

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

Episode 110 | Oded Shakked Owner & Winemaker, Longboard Vineyards This week we “hang ten” with Oded Shakked Owner & Winemaker (and Surfer!) at Longboard Vineyards. We sip on Longboard’s 2109 Sauvignon Blanc and hear about Oded’s multicultural background, his love of food and wine, and surfing of course and what’s currently happening at Longboard, the winery he established in 1998. Wine of the Day: 2019 Sauvignon Blanc – RRV Wine Book of the Day : Beyond Flavor The Indispensable Handbook to Blind Wine Tasting by Nick Jackson, MW Item of the Day: Wine Road Face Mask Show...

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Robert Conard from Dry Creek Vineyard show art Robert Conard from Dry Creek Vineyard

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

Robert Conard, Director of Hospitality & Retail Sales at Dry Creek Vineyard. We chat about what’s been going on at Dry Creek Vineyard during the SIP and what to except now when you visit.

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Episode 108 | Paradise Ridge Winery show art Episode 108 | Paradise Ridge Winery

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

Sonia and Dan Barwick fill us in on all the new developments at Paradise Ridge from what’s happening in the vineyards, to the rebuild of the winery and the rebirth of the vineyards—it’s an inspiring and fascinating peek behind the scenes at a beloved community gathering spot—Paradise Ridge.

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Wine Road Episode 107  | Cassidy Jourdan show art Wine Road Episode 107 | Cassidy Jourdan

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

We are still here and podcasting from home--nothing can stop us from podcasting! On this episode via Zoom, we welcome our special guest Cassidy Jourdan of Redwood Empire Food Bank. Cassidy tells how the REFB is serving the community and addressing the increased need due to COVID 19. And also tells us about two new programs that make it easy to donate from home or from your car. We also enjoy Three Wines of the day from ACORN, Hanna, and Inspiration Vineyards. Wines of the Day – ACORN, Hanna, and Inspiration Vineyards Book of Day -- Fire + Wine Item of the Day -- Wine Folly Aroma Wheels ...

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SIP AT HOME with WINE ROAD show art SIP AT HOME with WINE ROAD

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

Beth and Marcy continue to Shelter and Sip in Place and record what’s new on the Wine Road as best they can. Wine of the Day – Pedroncelli Rose of Zinfandel Book of the Day – The Wine Atlas 8th edition Show Notes 0:20 -- Pardon our audio quality we are doing this over ZOOM! 1:30 -- Wine of the Day --2019 Pedroncelli Rose of Zinfandel 2:48 -- Varietal of the Month and food pairings available on Along the Wine Road blog 5:02 -- What’s new on the website -- Happening Now listing virtual tastings online with winemakers and wine specials. 6:58 -- Car Hop Wine Shop 7:18 -- Something...

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Rick Hutchinson Owner and Winemaker Amphora Winery show art Rick Hutchinson Owner and Winemaker Amphora Winery

Wine Road: The Wine, When, and Where of Northern Sonoma County.

Rick Hutchison Amphora Wines Winery On this episode we talk with guest Rick Hutchinson Owner/Winemaker of Amphora Winery about how he got started making wine, his interest in amphora and terracotta vessels, what makes Dry Creek Valley special, and some of Rick’s favorite places to dine in Healdsburg. We also enjoy the Wine of the day, Amphora Winery GSM. Wine of the Day – Amphora Winery 2016 GSM Show Notes 1:18 How Rick started his wine career 5:10 Amphora Winery was the 27th brick and mortar winery in Dry Creek Valley in 1997 5:48 Soils of Dry Creek Valley 6:08 Rick got started with...

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Wine Road Episode 91 | 3-Day Itinerary - Santa Rosa 

 

If you haven't started planning your trip to Santa Rosa yet, you will be soon after hearing this episode! With so many unique, locally owned businesses in Santa Rosa, three days isn't nearly enough time to explore them all. 

 

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.

 

Show Notes 

:25 WIne of the Day: 2014 Optima Cabernet Sauvignon 

2:20 Sponsor of the Podcast: Visit Santa Rosa 

3:50 Let’s Visit Santa Rosa! 

11:15 Breakfast options 

18:55 Item of the Day: Fifty Fifty Bottles

21:15 Book of the Day: Pacific Pinot Noir

23:40  Scottsdale, AZ must see! 

25:20 Wine & Food Affair 

 

 

Links

Wine of the Day: 2014 Optima Cabernet Sauvignon 

Optima Winery 

Timbercrest Farms 

Kokomo 

Peterson Winery 

Family Wineries  

Sponsor of the Podcast: Visit Santa Rosa 

 

Hotels 

The Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country 

The Sandman Hotel 

Vintners Inn

Flamingo Resort 

 

Restaurants

Perch + Plow 

Gerard’s Paella 

Parish Cafe 

Bollywood Bar & Clay Oven 

The Jade Room 

Sift Dessert Bar 

Willi’s Wine Bar 

Cumin Restaurant 

Carmen’s Burger Bar 

Vitality Bowls 

Criminal Baking Co & Noshery 

The whole pie 

Bird & Bottle 

Omelette Express



Coffee 

Flying Goat
Acres coffee 

A’ Roma Roasters Coffee 

 

Beer 

Beer Baron Bar & Kitchen  

Russian River Brewery 

Third Street Aleworks 

Moonlight Brewing Co 

 

Attractions

Safari West 

Luther Burbank Home & Gardens 

Charles M. Schulz Museum 

 

Farmers Market 

Luther Burbank Organic Market 

Veterans Hall Farmers Market 

 

Wineries 

Carol Shelton Wines

Inspiration Vineyards and Winery 

Desmond Wines 

Paradise Ridge Winery 

Hanna Winery 

Balletto Vineyards

Iron Horse Vineyards

Red Car Wine

D’Argenzio Winery

 

Brunch 

Spinster Sisters 

 

Hiking 

Howarth Park 

 

Miracle Plum 

The Phoenician  

Visit Episode 89!! 

 

Credits:

The Wine Road podcast is mixed and mastered at

Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA.