Lodi

    The Lodi Native Project: Mokelumne River

    …California’s Lodi AVA was approved in 1986, but grapegrowing and winemaking in the area, straight east from San Francisco (and southeast of Sacramento) at the north extreme of the San Joaquin Valley, go back to the middle of the 19th Century. Zinfandel is the grape especially associated with Lodi, home to a remarkable collection of “old vine…

    3 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

    Sola Lodi Syrah 2012

    …The Sola Lodi Syrah 2012 is produced by Sola Winery, a small Napa winery that purchases premium grapes from various California AVA’s. Their stated mission is to be “the best value wine on the West coast.” They keep their overhead low and their costs down and these small production, boutique wines are priced lower than your typical low volume wine…

    6 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

    Social media is a very effective marketing tool + Lodi + Oak Farm Vineyards

    … all things are running on all cylinders. As it turns out, my book's not done (as it should be), and so I must keep my nose to the grindstone (with my own passionate project). Still, regardless of being there or not, I will help publicize Peter's project, thanking him for thinking of me. No longer "Stuck in Lodi" I have to thank Michael David Winery…

    22 readers - By Wine Blog

    Austrian/German Varietals Grown in Lodi, CA – Mokelumne Glen Vineyards

    … at the Society of Wine Educators conference I came upon a vineyard in Lodi called Mokelumne Glen that decided to try their hand at Austrian/German varietals. I remember tasting the wines because of the varietals and last week as I was writing about Franconia (Blaufrankisch) in Italy, they came to mind. I promptly found the small brochure I have kept for years…

    2 readers - By avvinare

    Quick Sip: Bokisch Vineyards Vista Luna Vineyard 2013 Garnacha Blanca

    … Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the 2013 Vista Luna Vineyard Garnacha Blanca from Bokisch Vineyards in Lodi, California. I had an opportunity to taste this wine for a ‘Lodi Summer Tasting’ event put on by the good folks at Lodi Wine. Bokisch Vineyards is owned by Markus and Liz Bokisch. After working in the vineyards and cellars of both…

    6 readers - By My Vine Spot

    Quick Sip: Borra Vineyards 2013 Artist Series Nuvola

    … with better known grapes like Riesling – none of which would you expect to find planted in Lodi, California. Markus employs a non-interventionist approach to winemaking and is crafting some of the most interesting, pleasing, and exceptionally bright, white wines I have tasted from Lodi. I recommend visiting their website and getting to know them…

    1 readers - By My Vine Spot

    Quick Sip: Acquiesce Winery & Vineyards 2013 Viognier

    … Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the Acquiesce Winery & Vineyards 2013 Viognier. I first tasted this delightful wine this past spring during a visit to the Acquiesce tasting room in Lodi, California. And just last week, I had an opportunity to re-visit it and several other vibrant Lodi white wines for a ‘Lodi Summer Tasting’ put…

    1 readers - By My Vine Spot