California's first Mencía just released by Lodi's PRIE Winery

CALIFORNIA'S FIRST MENCÍA JUST RELEASED BY LODI'S PRIE WINERY

Silvaspoons Vineyards' young Mencía block in Lodi's Alta Mesa AVA At the beginning of this month , PRIE Winery quietly released its...

Steven Kent Mirassou aims to bring “fun” back into wine with Lodi grown Albariño and Garnacha

STEVEN KENT MIRASSOU AIMS TO BRING “FUN” BACK INTO WINE WITH LODI GROWN ALBARIÑO AND GARNACHA

An emotionally attached Steven Kent Mirassou Like many of Lodi's own growers and vintners, Steven Kent Mirassou is a living, walking,...

 
 
 
National Zinfandel Day Technical Workshop takes a keen, sobering look at the future of Lodi Zinfandel

NATIONAL ZINFANDEL DAY TECHNICAL WORKSHOP TAKES A KEEN, SOBERING LOOK AT THE FUTURE OF LODI ZINFANDEL

To kick off 2018's National Zinfandel Day week, this past November 14, over 100 winemakers and growers came together from both inside...

The Wine Spectator gives credence to Lodi's “rising tide” of premium winegrowing

THE WINE SPECTATOR GIVES CREDENCE TO LODI'S “RISING TIDE” OF PREMIUM WINEGROWING

First two pages of the Wine Spectator story on Lodi wine country, depicting Bokisch Vineyards' Markus Bokisch in his Terra Alta Vineyard...

 
 
 
Thanksgiving shopping list: One dozen “very Lodi” wines

THANKSGIVING SHOPPING LIST: ONE DOZEN “VERY LODI” WINES

Winemaker's daughter with bounty of Lodi grapes What makes a wine “very Lodi ?” First, it's more than just grown and produced in Lodi....

Maître de Chai finds “new California” wine in Lodi's Clements Hills

MAÎTRE DE CHAI FINDS “NEW CALIFORNIA” WINE IN LODI'S CLEMENTS HILLS

Maître de Chai's Alex Pitts and Marty Winters in Clements Hills-Lodi's Stampede Vineyard Every “new” generation re-invents the wheel....

 
 
 
The Burlington Chandler reds of longtime Lodi natives Mark and Jan Burlington Chandler

THE BURLINGTON CHANDLER REDS OF LONGTIME LODI NATIVES MARK AND JAN BURLINGTON CHANDLER

Burlington Chandler grower Mark Chandler taking sugar reading of Malbec with refractometer at the end of October Mark Chandler and...

McManis Family's transition to Lodi appellation wines

MCMANIS FAMILY'S TRANSITION TO LODI APPELLATION WINES

Harvest dawn in McManis Family Vineyards' Sierra Loma Vineyard McManis Family Vineyards might be the largest grower of Lodi grapes...

 
 
 
Lodi continues efforts to reach new audiences

LODI CONTINUES EFFORTS TO REACH NEW AUDIENCES

More than 20 Japanese wine professionals recently visited Lodi and learned a whole lot about the region's wines, terroir and people. Hiro...

Aficionados of Spanish inspired wines to celebrate 2018 Lodi Tour of Tempranillo this coming November 9-11

AFICIONADOS OF SPANISH INSPIRED WINES TO CELEBRATE 2018 LODI TOUR OF TEMPRANILLO THIS COMING NOVEMBER 9-11

For what has become an autumn ritual for Lodi wine country, we advise you to block out the second weekend of November - Friday the...

 
 
 
Michael David's new Politically Correct red continues to shake things up in Lodi's wine industry

MICHAEL DAVID'S NEW POLITICALLY CORRECT RED CONTINUES TO SHAKE THINGS UP IN LODI'S WINE INDUSTRY

Michael David Winery's new Politically Correct red Bold, decisive strokes. That's what's turned Lodi 's Michael David Winery from a...

The nitty-gritty on Lodi's seven American Viticultural Areas

THE NITTY-GRITTY ON LODI'S SEVEN AMERICAN VITICULTURAL AREAS

Beautifully restored riparian environment showing classic San Joaquin Series soil (a clay alluvium, and also the official state soil...

 
 
 
'Normal' Growing Season in Lodi Could Make for an Epic Vintage

'NORMAL' GROWING SEASON IN LODI COULD MAKE FOR AN EPIC VINTAGE

A worker carries a tote filled with Clairette blanche at Acquiesce Winery in Acampo . Lodi transforms during harvest. The area takes...

Bokisch Vineyards releases groundbreaking Monastrell

BOKISCH VINEYARDS RELEASES GROUNDBREAKING MONASTRELL

2018 Monastrell this past week in Bokisch's Sheldon Hills Vineyard This past weekend, Lodi 's Bokisch Vineyards debuted a Monastrell...

 
 
 
Leaf and Vine: Love of Lodi inspires another Napa based independent

LEAF AND VINE: LOVE OF LODI INSPIRES ANOTHER NAPA BASED INDEPENDENT

Tim Keith, co-owner/winemaker of Leaf and Vine Winery in his Rebel Vintners tasting room Leaf and Vine Winery - a small, father-and-son...

Holman Cellars pays homage to Lodi vineyards with natural style wines

HOLMAN CELLARS PAYS HOMAGE TO LODI VINEYARDS WITH NATURAL STYLE WINES

Holman Cellars owner/winemaker Jason Holman with Shinn Ranch's 90-year-old Mule Plane Vineyard Carignan on Lodi's west side As wineries...

 
 
 
Lodi 'Newcomers' Making Their Mark at Klinker Brick

LODI 'NEWCOMERS' MAKING THEIR MARK AT KLINKER BRICK

Joseph Smith, left, and Chris Rivera comprise the winemaking team at Klinker Brick Winery. Joseph Smith and Chris Rivera are the winemaking...

Snapshot of the black skinned Portuguese grapes of Lodi's Silvaspoons Vineyards

SNAPSHOT OF THE BLACK SKINNED PORTUGUESE GRAPES OF LODI'S SILVASPOONS VINEYARDS

Silvaspoons Vineyards owner/grower Ron Silva with Touriga Franca cluster Like thousands of other Americans of Portuguese descent, Ron...

 
 
 
The red Bordeaux grapes of Lodi

THE RED BORDEAUX GRAPES OF LODI

2018 Mokelumne River-Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon in Phillips Farms Cabernet Sauvignon has been the most popular varietal red wine in the...

The physical impact of soil and selection on Lodi Zinfandels

THE PHYSICAL IMPACT OF SOIL AND SELECTION ON LODI ZINFANDELS

In early September 2018, 118-year-old own-rooted Zinfandel in Lodi's Marian's Vineyard In recent years projects like Lodi Native -...

 
 
 



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