Episode 124 – Brian Shapiro, Gary Farrell Vineyards Brian Shapiro, of Gary Farrell Vineyards joins us to talk about what’s new and happening at Gary Farrell Vineyards. 1:02 Wine of the Day -- Rochioli-Allen Vineyards Pinot Noir 2:05 Neighborhoods of the Russian River Valley – defines the AVA into distinct locations within the Russian River area which are Middle Reach, Santa Rosa Plains, Green Valley, Laguna Ridge, Sebastopol Hills, and a newly added area, Eastern Hills. 4:57 Open for outdoor tastings and accepting reservations for cheese and wine flights for $35 all paired with incredible views form the winery. 6:50 Zoom tastings going strong at Gary Farrell with a couple of different tastings and soon be focusing on the Neighborhoods tasting with three wines tasting kits. But also have the 94 Point tasting, Pinot Noir tasting, and Library Selection tasting. See website for details. 8:55 First Friday Happy Hours—Not cost to join, just open a bottle of Garry Farrell. Or order a bottle along with some Bellwether Farms cheese. It’s a fun and lively tasting. 11:44 Teaming up with Truffle Shuffle meal kits for Cook Along’s featuring with Gary Farrell wine and meal kits form Truffle Shuffle. It’s a fun, casual, and delicious experience. 15:15 How Brian got involved in the wine industry. 19:50 Use the Wine Finder on the website to find Gary Farrell wine near you in all 50 states. Links Gary Farrell https://www.garyfarrellwinery.com Wine Road https://www.wineroad.com Sonoma County Winegrowers -- https://sonomawinegrape.org/ Wine Road Podcast Instagram -- @wineroadpodcast Credits: The Wine Road podcast is mixed and mastered at Threshold Studios Sebastopol, CA. http://thresholdstudios.info/ Thank you to County of Sonoma, Board of Supervisors - District 5 for their support.