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...

    20 readers - By Wine Blog

      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...

      Ghost Pines 2011 Red Blend

      The Wit Is Out - - 7 readers - 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 ...

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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…

      3 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      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…

      3 readers - By Video Wine Reviews and Education - 1337 Wine

      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…

      7 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…

      7 readers - By The Wit Is Out

      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…

      2 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      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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      Tales From: Rued Vineyards, Dry Creek Valley

      …I ended up leaving Unti Vineyards right after Mick, as I had an appointment in just a few minutes at Rued Vineyards, just about a half a mile down Dry Creek Road from Unti. I entered the tastefully done tasting … Continue reading…

      1 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      What We Have Been Drinking—7/7/2014

      …Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. As I have been getting a few more samples in, I am dipping into my cellar a bit less, … Continue reading…

      1 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      Ironstone Vineyards – A Wine for Every Taste Bud

      … My Latest Story for Bullz-eye.com: The Kautz family has been farming grapes in California for more than 65 years. With more than 5,000 acres under vine, they’re one of the largest growers in the state. In addition to selling fruit, for more than 25 of those years they have also been making their own wine. Ironstone Vineyards is located…

      1 readers - By Gabe's View

      Harney Lane: Perception and Reality Meet

      … Sirah, a Tempranillo, their Lizzy James Old Vine Zinfandel and then their everyday Zinfandel. While I didn't mention it at the time, I was pretty happy to not see a Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot anywhere in sight. Not because I didn't think they could do a great job with it, no it was because that's what so many folks who own wineries think…

      1 readers - By Cuvée Corner Wine Blog