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A Biweekly Conversation.

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.

Sep 17, 2020

Episode 114 | Optima Winery

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...

Sep 1, 2020

Episode 113 | Bricoleur

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.

Wine of the...

Aug 20, 2020

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...

Aug 5, 2020

Episode 111 | Brad Beard Owner & Winemaker, Mercury Wine

Our winemaker chats continue with Brad Beard Owner & Winemaker at Mercury Wine. We may sound a bit muffled as we are masked up in the studio, but did remove them momentarily to sip some 2016 Element Mourvédre. Listen in and and hear all about what’s happening...

Jul 23, 2020

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...