Huge diversity of wines and love, love, love rules during Lodi's 2019 Wine & Chocolate Weekend

HUGE DIVERSITY OF WINES AND LOVE, LOVE, LOVE RULES DURING LODI'S 2019 WINE & CHOCOLATE WEEKEND

2019 Lodi Wine & Chocolate festivities at m2 Wines Happy Valentine's Day from Lodi wine country ! For our photographic memories of...

Latest statistics reflect steady movement towards premium wines

LATEST STATISTICS REFLECT STEADY MOVEMENT TOWARDS PREMIUM WINES

Wine lovers in Lodi's Clements Hills AVA In her yearly summary of the latest statistical reports, Dr. Liz Thach MW , who teaches at...

 
 
 
Favorite wine/chocolate matches from Lodi Wine & Chocolate Weekends past

FAVORITE WINE/CHOCOLATE MATCHES FROM LODI WINE & CHOCOLATE WEEKENDS PAST

Zinfandel and chocolate lover at Macchia Wines tasting room during Wine & Chocolate Weekend The wines of Lodi , perhaps more than that...

The latest wines of Lodi's Heritage Oak demonstrate a mastery of pure varietals. and blends

THE LATEST WINES OF LODI'S HERITAGE OAK DEMONSTRATE A MASTERY OF PURE VARIETALS. AND BLENDS

Heritage Oak Winery's Tom and Carmela Hoffman in their idyllic vineyard estate, on the east side of Lodi 's Mokelumne River AVA Tom...

 
 
 
While seeking sense of place, Lodi grown Petite Sirahs still command respect

WHILE SEEKING SENSE OF PLACE, LODI GROWN PETITE SIRAHS STILL COMMAND RESPECT

Petite Sirah harvest in Kevin Phillips' vineyard in Lodi's Jahant AVA Recently, to update ourselves, we conducted a blind tasting of...

At ZAP's 2019 “Flights!”: The question of blending vs. 100% varietal Zinfandels

AT ZAP'S 2019 “FLIGHTS!”: THE QUESTION OF BLENDING VS. 100% VARIETAL ZINFANDELS

2019 ZAP Flights! moderator Joel Peterson with panelists producing 100% Zinfandels: McCay Cellars' Mike McCay, Easton Wines' Bill Easton,...

 
 
 
At this year's ZAP celebration in San Francisco, Zinfandel lovers will find more “grown-up” wines

AT THIS YEAR'S ZAP CELEBRATION IN SAN FRANCISCO, ZINFANDEL LOVERS WILL FIND MORE “GROWN-UP” WINES

Room set for ZAP's annual Flights! tasting in San Francisco This week - on January 17-19, 2019 - marks the annual San Francisco celebration...

Let us count the reasons why we love Lodi's Wine & Chocolate Weekend

LET US COUNT THE REASONS WHY WE LOVE LODI'S WINE & CHOCOLATE WEEKEND

Counting the reasons why we love Lodi's Wine & Chocolate Weekend It's ba-a-a-ack... Lodi wine country's most popular yearly event!...

 
 
 
Four 2018 wine grape lessons

FOUR 2018 WINE GRAPE LESSONS

Visiting sommeliers Naureen Zaim and Scott Reesman helping with Lodi's Mohr-Fry Ranches Zinfandel harvest In Part 1 of our Four 2018...

Four 2018 wine grape lessons

FOUR 2018 WINE GRAPE LESSONS

Lodi's 2018 heirloom Flame Tokay and Zinfandel harvest in Jessie's Grove's 129-year-old Royal Tee Vineyard The months of August, September...

 
 
 
Lodi in the 2018 national news

LODI IN THE 2018 NATIONAL NEWS

Visiting sommeliers in Lodi's Bechthold Vineyard, producing ancient vine Cinsaut now found on wine lists as far-flung as "hipster,...

Just another Lodi success story

JUST ANOTHER LODI SUCCESS STORY

File Lodi wine country's latest new wine under the category, “Just another Lodi original.” We're talking about a true champagne style...

 
 
 
Our best blogs of 2018

OUR BEST BLOGS OF 2018

In 2018, the future of Lodi's heritage Zinfandel plantings was a major lodiwine.com subject We call this page on lodiwine.com a " blog...

A strategy for holiday wine shopping in 2018

A STRATEGY FOR HOLIDAY WINE SHOPPING IN 2018

Mid-December colors among Lodi old vine Zinfandel Attention, shoppers. If you haven't already noticed, this holiday season may be the...

 
 
 
Recap of 2018 through words and our favorite photos

RECAP OF 2018 THROUGH WORDS AND OUR FAVORITE PHOTOS

In December 2018: just-pruned Wegat Vineyard 62-year-old Zinfandel and wintry moss 2018. Remember this year, which will in all likelihood...

The first time (falling in love with wine and the wine business)

THE FIRST TIME (FALLING IN LOVE WITH WINE AND THE WINE BUSINESS)

Satisfying glass Because we are nosy, we asked a few people associated with the Lodi wine industry about the first time they became...

 
 
 
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...

 
 
 



Italian Style Beef Wellington

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Chicken Liver Pate

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Beef Enchilada Stuffed Peppers

Beef Enchilada Stuffed Peppers

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Slow Cooker Peruvian Beef Stew

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Baked Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs

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Spinach Arugula Salad with Citrus

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