Visit Wineroad

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Wineries open daily: 21
Wineries open weekends & appointment*: 2
Wineries open by appointment*:4
Lodgings: 5
Restaurants: 1

* Appointments to taste and tour wineries are very easy to setup, and in many cases can be quite impromptu... so don't hesitate to call ahead even if last minute!

Day Trip #5

Heart of Russian River Valley

Westside Road from Healdsburg to Windsor

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A parallel loop of the central Russian River region from Healdsburg to Windsor via Old Redwood Highway, Westside, Wohler and Eastside roads.

Scenic country roads... flanked by rolling vineyards and madrone, bay, blue oak and redwood trees... traverse the Russian River over historic trestle bridges at the north and south ends of the loop.

With the exception of two pre-prohibition wineries, a historic stage stop and hop kiln, most of the wineries of this region sprang up in the mid 1970's. California ranch-style architecture dominates, along with geodesic domes and modern artistic elements. Gardens and picnic areas are offered by most wineries for visitors to enjoy.

Lodgings include a Victorian mansion and restaurant, Victorian summer house, and country cottages amidst a farm and vineyard.