Lodi

Lodi (Italian: [ˈlɔːdi] , Lombard: Lòd) is a city and comune in Lombardy, northern Italy, on the right bank of the River Adda. It is the capital of the province of Lodi.
Posts about Lodi
    • Thanksgiving wines with a big thank you ~ The Whites

      Thanksgiving wines are a natural wine topic. During this time of year, from one year to the next, I reflect upon who’s been there for me in the past cycle… entrusting me with their stories. This blog post is more about giving thanks, than it is about Thanksgiving wines. It is more interesting, however, if I do tell you about the wines I’ve most enjoyed throughout the year, w ...

      Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 7 readers -
    • 2012 Old Zin Vines Zinfandel, Lodi

      2012 Old Zin Vines Zinfandel, Lodi This wine shows eucalyptus notes, a rubber band-like aroma, smoke, sassafras, vanilla, cinnamon stick and mild milk chocolate. Some fruit sweetness emerges in the mouth prior to the smoky finish. Not as jammy or fruitf ...

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    • OZV Lodi Zinfandel 2012

      The OZV Lodi ZInfandel 2012, OZV stands for Old ZInfandel Vines, is 96% Zinfandel and 4% Petite Sirah sourced from 50 to 120 year old ZInfandel vines located in the Lodi AVA, east and a little south of Napa. The OZV Zinfandel is produced by Oak Ridge Winery, started in 1934 as a wine co-op and was purchased and then modernized in 2001 by Maggio-Reynolds Family Vineyards, who ...

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  • TEMPRANILLO’S OF LODI, CA

    … spice and a fresh tobacco leaf. A very “masculine” wine with firm tannic structure and a tad of mineral rock on the finish. This was the only 2010 we tasted in the group and it’s not only aged well, but has potential for further aging. A great wine to sip with cheese or share in a meal of grilled sausages. FIVE BOTTLE RATING McCAY CELLARS 2012…

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  • OZV | Old Zin Vines

    … 2012 OZV | Old Zin Vines The oldest continually operating winery in Lodi California was purchased by Rudy Maggio and the Reynolds (Don and Rocky) back in 2001. Lodi, in case you are unfamiliar, has been referred to as “The Zinfandel capital of the world.” I found that quote on Wikipedia, but the footnote link is broken. Even though…

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  • the artistry behind NakedWines

    … hold for many years, the Stelvin enclosure prevents development in bottle and – brilliant as this is – why wait?? 2013 Akiyoshi Sauvignon Blanc Musque Clone Lodi, California by David Akiyoshi 92 points, STUNNING … even after a few years of sommelier education and penning hundreds of articles, I was stumped when I read “Musque Clone” scrawled…

    a chef's journey to learn winein Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc- 6 readers -
  • Quick Sip: Riaza Wines Hunter’s Oak Vineyard 2012 Tempranillo

    … Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is Riaza Wines’ Hunter’s Oak Vineyard 2012 Tempranillo from the Clement Hills sub-appellation in southeastern Lodi. Riaza Wines is owned and operated by husband-wife duo, Erin and Rick Taylor. The winery is named after a small town [Riaza] the couple visited that is approximately 27 miles north of Madrid, Spain…

    Dezel Quillen/ My Vine Spot- 1 readers -
  • Celebrate International Tempranillo Day

    … Hunter’s Oak Vineyard Tempranillo (SRP $26) 2012 Bokisch Vineyards Tempranillo (SRP $23) 2010 Harney Lane Winery Tempranillo (SRP $25) 2012 McCay Cellars “Lot 13 Vineyard” Tempranillo (SRP $28) 2012 m2 Wines Tormenta Tempranillo (SRP $22) My two favorites from the tasting? Variety: 90% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano Aroma: Plum, cinnamon, smokey cedar Taste…

    Grape Occasions- 6 readers -
  • 2012 Gnarly Head Authentic Black

    … Varietal: Petite Sirah Based Blend Region: Lodi, California – USA Cost: $12 (SRP) Winemaker’s Notes: True to its name, Gnarly Head Authentic Black opens with brooding aromas of black cherry and black licorice providing a powerful entree’ to this big, robust Petite Sirah-based blend. Dark and inky in the glass, concentrated flavors of blackberry…

    George Perry/ The Good Wine Guruin Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir- 1 readers -
  • That Old, Old, Old, Old, Old Place In Lodi (A Bechthold Vineyard Cinsault Tasting)

    … Remember when we talked about that old Cinsault vineyard in Lodi? I mean, that REALLY OLD Cinsault vineyard in Lodi? The tiny, flat, rectangular Bechthold vineyard – all 25 acres of it, or just about 0.0025% of Lodi’s overall plantings – is an organic, own-rooted, sandy-soil patch of Cinsault in the Mokelumne River area, near the town of Lodi…

    1 Wine Dudein Syrah- 8 readers -
  • Akiyoshi 2013 Sangiovese Rosé

    … Akiyoshi 2013 Sangiovese Rosé Lodi, California Drink this light rosé and be reminded of playing grown-up with your mother’s make-up collection. She’ll probably yell at you, but she’ll give you a new berry lipstick balm of your very own the next morning. She’s sorry, but please don’t do it again. On the Quini scale, I gave the Akiyoshi 2013…

    Rebecca Gomez Farrell/ Rebecca Gomez Farrellin Sauvignon Blanc- 4 readers -
  • Michael David Inkblot Tannat 2012

    …) in French oak barrels for 16 months. The alcohol content is a stout 15.3%. List price is $35. The Inkblot name does not lie, the color is deep dark crimson red. The nose is rich, ripe red berries and French vanilla. The Inkblot is a full, rich, dry wine, but balanced and not overpowering. It tastes of raspberry, jammy blackberry, fudge, plums, black…

    CHEAP WINE FINDERin Cabernet Franc- 2 readers -
  • Oh Lord, Stuck in Lodi, Again: Cinsault’s Long Road

    … Crush – comprehensive lively strawberry and a balanced acidity. Turley - a minimal, simplistic expression, my least favorite actually, basic bright strawberry compote but lacking much structure. The point of this exercise is to examine how a plot of land can give up different and varied expressions of fruit. Sure, the winemaker has their stamp…

    Michael Cervin/ Boozehoundzin Pinot Noir- 7 readers -
  • Apothic Dark Limited Release 2013

    … The Apothic Dark Limited Edition 2013 is a blend of Petite Sirah, Teroldego and Merlot sourced from more than one California grape growing AVA, but the majority of the grapes came from the Lodi AVA (east of Napa). The Dark is s limited release for E & J Gallo’s hugely popular Apothic line of Red And White blends. Teroldego is a grape usually…

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  • 2012 Gnarly Head Authentic Black

    … range of styles but distinctive for being noticeably darker than your average Merlot. 2012 Gnarly Head Authentic Black Lodi, California Proprietary blend dominated by Petite Sirah $12, 14.5% abv. The wine has a bold profile of blackberry and chocolate, though it is not particularly tannic thanks to 12 months of oak aging and a little decanting ahead…

    Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviewsin Cabernet Franc Pinot Noir Merlot- 1 readers -
  • Quick Sip: Turley Wine Cellars 2013 Bechthold Vineyard Cinsault

    … a question about this post? Feel free to drop me an e-mail at myvinespot@yahoo.com or hit me up on Facebook or Twitter. Stay tuned ...more to come. Happy Sipping, my friends! Disclosure: This wine was provided for review. Thoughts are my own. Live, Love, Laugh, Tweet, Sip, Enjoy! Dezel's My Vine Spot © 2006-2014. All rights reserved. …

    Dezel Quillen/ My Vine Spot- 4 readers -
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