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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.

Thank you to County of Sonoma, Board of Supervisors - District 5 for their support.

Jul 11, 2024

Episode 205

Sponsored by: River Road Family Vineyards and Winery


Today we are joined by Katarina Bonde, the owner and winemaker of West Wines. She reveals how she transitioned from a background in music and software to winemaking and shares unique experiences like harvest walks and library tastings at West Wines,...

Jun 27, 2024

Episode 204
Sponsored by: River Road Family Vineyards and Winery

Episode 204 unpacks Moshin Vineyards through a chat with Rick Moshin, shedding light on new varietals like the 2023 Vermintino and exclusive events such as the Bordeaux river cruise. Besides the vineyard's rich history, listeners learn about upcoming...

Jun 13, 2024

Episode 203

Sponsored by: River Road Family Vineyards and Winery

Mark Elcombe, Home Place Manager at Sonoma-Cutrer

This podcast highlights Marc Elcombe of Sonoma-Cutrer, delving into the winery's distinct offerings and acclaimed Chardonnays. Known for tastings, vineyard tours, and unique croquet games,...

May 30, 2024

Episode 202

Sponsored by: River Road Family Vineyards and Winery

In this podcast episode, Dustin Moilanen, co-founder and winemaking director at ACTA shares insights about their unique winemaking process. ACTA, embodying their Latin motto 'Acta Non Verba' or 'Deeds Not Words', puts emphasis on intentional winemaking....

May 16, 2024

Episode 201

Sponsored by: River Road Family Vineyards and Winery

Carol Shelton, Winemaker and Owner of Carol Shelton Wines

Today we are joined by renowned winemaker Carol Shelton! We delve into her favorites- currently, the 2022 Coquille Blanc and Wild Thing Rendezvous Rosé, discussing their distinctive winemaking...