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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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Oct 29, 2020

Episode 117 | Alex Holman, Winemaker at Notre Vue Estate Winery and Vineyards

Winemaker Alex Holman joins us straight from the vineyard as Harvest is under way at Notre Vue Estate Winery and Vineyards.

Wine Of the Day: 2019 Norte Vue Chardonnay Musque & 2019 GSM Rosé

Show Notes

1:03 Last episode (116) we drank the Notre Vue 2019 GSM Rosé – this wine was the first time Alex made a GSM!

5:00 Wine of the Day – 2019 Notre Vue Chardonnay Musque—not your typical Chardonnay made from clone 809

10:48 Notre Vue property has 700 acres! 250 acres under vine, with 16 different varieties and 350 acres dedicated to forever-wild open space. There is plenty of outdoor seating and outstanding views.

12:46 Family Movie Night at Notre Vue coming up, see website for details.

13:52 Harvest report- what’s happening now and trying to stay positive with all the challenges of 2020.

17:58 The work never ends! Bottling has been ongoing and following all the Covid protocols.

18:45 Winery’s are open! Harvest is a great time to visit. Winery visits are by reservation only, but you can call ahead, spur of the moment, on the same day and go.

20:29 Notre Vue is open for walking, hiking and biking on the property for Wine Club members. They have a reciprocal pass with neighboring winery’s that allows their wine club members to also enjoy the Notre Vue property. See website for details.


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