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
    • Wine of the Week – 2012 St. Amant Zinfandel Old Vines Mohr-Fry Ranch Vineyard

      Each week I pick out one wine to highlight as my wine of the week. This wine may be an outstanding wine, a great value or just something very interesting. Overview In the past, I have been lucky enough to be included in a few online tastings featuring wines from some of the small, family owned wineries of Lodi. During a couple of the events, wines from St. Amant were included in the groups.

      Cliff's Wine Picks- 4 readers -
    • 2012 Scotto Family Cellars Malbec

      This is my third review of a wine from the Scotto winemaking family of Lodi. First I tried the 2011 50 Harvests Cabernet Sauvignon, followed by the 2012 50 Harvests Meritage. Though it was also fun to try the younger generation's hard cider. This is also a continuation of my exploration of the wines of Lodi.

      Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviewsin Malbec- 5 readers -
  • Avalon CAB California Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

    The Avalon CAB California Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 is 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Syrah, 7% Zinfandel and 4% Merlot sourced from vineyards located in Napa Valley (the largest % of the grapes come from Napa), Lodi, Paso Robles and Monterey County in Northern California. This Cab was aged for 8 months in French and American oak barrels and the list price is $12.

    CHEAP WINE FINDER- 6 readers -
  • Weekend Wine Notes: Two Pair of Interesting Wines

    ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ First, two white wines from the Bellingham estate in South Africa, founded in 1693, making it old by any standards. Bellingham “The Bernard Series” Grenache Blanc Viognier 2013, Paarl Region. 14% alc. 75% grenache blanc, 25% viognier.

    Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head- 5 readers -
  • Sloan & Williams Winery

    … Marmaduke’s previous post on the wine ice cream now available at Sloan & Williams Winery. At the time of our visit there were ten wines on the tasting menu. Most of the wines mentioned said the grapes came from places like Lodi, California, or New Mexico. We were told three wines came from Texas grapes from the Hill Country and High Plains…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Lover- 8 readers -
  • Oak Ridge Winery 2012 Old Zin Vines

    … Lodi, California, is the Zinfandel capitol of the world. It is the largest producer in the world of that special grape, with about 360 million pounds of Zin grapes produced annually. Oak Ridge Winery is the oldest operating winery in Lodi. They feature some Zinfandel vines that are more than 120 years old. To wine lovers, old vines equal good…

    Toledo Wines and Vines- 7 readers -

    … “Tasting Spain in California” I had a wonderful opportunity to taste through several tempranillo’s from Lodi, CA, earlier in November, to celebrate International Tempranillo Day, which was November 13th. If you are a regular reader of my blog, then you know I am personally a big fan of Lodi wines and the tempranillo’s being made in this region…

    D' Vine Wine Time- 2 readers -
  • 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…

    Weekly Wine Journal- 3 readers -
  • 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 -
  • Thanksgiving wines with a big thank you ~ The Whites

    … yellow in color and has aromas of golden delicious apples and delicate flowers, which all follows into to an explosion of vibrant fruit on your palate. I see this one accompanying your aperitifs, and prepping your palate for more delicious foods to follow. APPETIZERS: 2010 Grape House Chardonnay Lodi ~ from the DeCosta Family Vineyard. The name Grape…

    Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 7 readers -
  • OZV Lodi Zinfandel 2012

    …) and before that Croatia, but it does not shine in either of those countries like it does in Northern California. It’s the classic immigrant story, coming from the Old World, were it didn’t get a fair shake, to the New World, where it gets a chance to show what it can do. Old vine Zinfandel is an American success story and the OZV Lodi Zinfandel 2012 is a shining and very tasty example. this bottle was received as a sample …

    CHEAP WINE FINDER- 14 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 fruitful as many California Zins. MSRP: $15 (November 2014) Wine Lines rating: 83 This entry…

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  • Celebrate International Tempranillo Day

    … Nov 13 2014 Celebrate International Tempranillo Day Wine Written by Shannon It’s International Tempranillo Day! And while Tempranillo is the signature grape of Spain, with its finest expression in Rioja, Spain, I recently did a tasting of the grape variety from Lodi, California. Lodi is one of California’s major wine growing region, located…

    Grape Occasions- 6 readers -
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