ZINFANDEL

    Simply Summer Celebration: A New Zinfandel Tradition

    Simply Summer Celebration  A New Zinfandel Tradition with 46 wine producers will be held at Ridge Vineyards Lytton West Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley on August 16 from noon to 3:30 p.m. ʺWeʹre excited to announce our showcase regional program this summer following the time‐h...

    27 readers - By Wine Oh TV

    Wine scores and reviews: those who write them and those who need them

    Wine scores: This was one of my very first stories on my wine blog… It was written on February 5, 2006. And, it was a very daring move for the time, because I knew it could enrage a few peopl...

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      The Week in Zinfandel (7/21/14)

      Zinfandel Chronicles - - 12 readers - Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Natalie Maclean writes 5 Surprising Facts About Zinfandel. ...

      Bella Vineyards: A ‘Fun’ Approach to Zinfandel

      Wine Lines - - 7 readers - By Bob Johnson Mention the word “fun” when discussing wine, and many people would envision a glass of blush or perhaps a rosé… typically with a hint (or a lot) of sweetness. A rustic sign welcomes visitors to Bella Vineya...

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      The Week in Zinfandel (7/21/14)

      … Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Natalie Maclean writes 5 Surprising Facts About Zinfandel. Gregory Dal Piaz of Snooth writes about Blind Tasting 2012 Zinfandel. Sherri Housman writes about Dutcher Crossing…

      12 readers - By Zinfandel Chronicles

      Malm Cellars – Epidose #307

      … In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two wines from Malm Cellars he purchased via a deal from Underground Cellar. First up is the 2012 Dry Creek Zinfandel. Second is the Non-Vintage Cross Blend. Link for this episode: Underground Cellar – Special sellout deals Malm Cellars – Unfortunately as of this post, the website is suspended, this is a link to their Facebook page which doesn’t have much activity. …

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      Passing Through Paso

      … tips. Everyone was surprised by… the same thing There is an amazing range of varietals being grown in Paso Robles.  Brian Yost, The Virginia Grape, pointed out, “At our very first stop we tasted  Rhone, Bordeaux, and Italian varietals- plus Zinfandel.”   This was just a preview of what Paso Robles had in store. Christine Campbell, Girls Go…

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      Tales From: Gary Farrell Winery

      …“What was the bottle that got you hooked on wine?” That is a very popular question asked of those enthralled with fermented grape juice—asked of winemakers, grape growers, and aficionados. Although I have never really been asked this question, I … Continue reading…

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      Simply Summer Celebration: A New Zinfandel Tradition

      … Simply Summer Celebration  A New Zinfandel Tradition with 46 wine producers will be held at Ridge Vineyards Lytton West Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley on August 16 from noon to 3:30 p.m. ʺWeʹre excited to announce our showcase regional program this summer following the time‐honored Zinfandel Experience in January,ʺ said Rebecca Robinson…

      27 readers - By Wine Oh TV

      Renwood Amador County Zinfandel 2011

      … The Renwood Amador County Old Vine Zinfandel 2011 is 90% Zinfandel, 5% Primitivo (an Italian twin of the Zinfandel grape), 3% Syrah and 2% Barbera sourced from Renwood Estate vineyards and other old vine vineyards in Amador County. Amador County is located east of the Lodi AVA in the Shenandoah Valley of Northern California. Amador […] The post Renwood Amador County Zinfandel 2011 appeared first on CHEAP WINE FINDER. …

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      Tales From: My Last Night in Dry Creek Valley

      …In my first 32 hours in Dry Creek Valley, I had accomplished plenty: A bike ride through the Valley A 3 hour tasting at Ridge Lytton Springs A private tasting with wine growers and wine makers: Erik Miller and Randy Peters … Continue reading…

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      10 Best Zinfandel Wines to Buy Now + 5 Surprising Facts about Zinfandel

      … Zinfandel is a vitis vinifera red wine grape that produces deep robust wines, most famously from California. You’ll find my most recent Zinfandel reviews and ratings here. Surprising Facts about Zinfandel: 1. Zinfandel’s high sugar content means it can be fermented into highly alcoholic wines sometimes in excess of 15%.  Zinfandel…

      6 readers - By Natalie MacLean

      Tess and Barb – Episode #306

      … In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews wine he purchased via Underground Cellar. Underground Cellar is an online wine service that offers deals with a time limit. The deal is one price that is equivalent to the least expensive wine in the deal with the chance of scoring an upgrade to a higher priced wine. Wines reviewed are the Non…

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      2014 Wine Industry Technology Symposium Tasting

      … spices, and hints of herbs, mint, and licorice; all embodied by finely integrated tannins and a long finish. $28 SRP Renwood 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel Amador County: This Zinfandel pours a deep ruby color in the glass with thick, long legs as the wine is swirled in the glass. The glass fills with aromas of blackberry, boysenberry, blueberry, cherry…

      8 readers - By My Fabulous World In Wine

      Ghost Pines 2011 Red Blend

      … I received this as a Christmas gift in 2013 (yeah I know – what took me so long?) and has a delectable blend of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah, Merlot & Sangiovese grape varietals from Sonoma County (56%), Joaquin County (23%) and Napa County (21%) which yielded a deep garnet color with an alcohol…

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      Bella Vineyards: A ‘Fun’ Approach to Zinfandel

      …, told me that he considered Zinfandel a “fun wine,” I wanted to hear more. After all, the verbiage most often associated with Zinfandel trends toward big… bold… racy… complex — positive descriptors, to be sure, but not exactly words that evoke fun. Well, it turns out Healy takes a somewhat different approach to Zinfandel than many other winemakers…

      7 readers - By Wine Lines

      L.A. Cetto Zinfandel Guadalupe Valley 2011

      … The Guadalupe Valley is producing some excellent wines especially in the premium price range. But the few bargain wines from that area that I’ve tasted have been uneven in quality. L.A. Cetto is the most recognizable, large production wine brand in Mexico. They have been making affordable wines since 1928, and they have plenty of fans. But I’ve…

      2 readers - By Edible Arts

      Tales From: Dry Creek Vineyard

      …Back in April, I spent two great days in the Dry Creek Valley, meeting several growers and wine makers, and visiting a handful of wineries. Up until this last stop, I had visited (with the exception of Ridge, of course) … Continue reading…

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      Wine scores and reviews: those who write them and those who need them

      … Wine scores: This was one of my very first stories on my wine blog… It was written on February 5, 2006. And, it was a very daring move for the time, because I knew it could enrage a few people. I wrote it, because I was so frustrated with salespeople who wanted to just take […] The post Wine scores and reviews: those who write them and those…

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