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2015 Harney Lane Old Vine Zinfandel Lizzy James Vineyard Lodi

2015 Harney Lane Old Vine Zinfandel Lizzy James Vineyard Lodi

2017 Harney Lane Chardonnay Lodi

2017 Harney Lane Chardonnay Lodi

2017 Harney Lane Albarino Lodi

2017 Harney Lane Albarino Lodi

2017 Harney Lane Dry Rose Lodi

2017 Harney Lane Dry Rose Lodi

2016 Harney Lane Albarino Lodi

2016 Harney Lane Albarino Lodi

2015 Harney Lane Albarino Lodi

2015 Harney Lane Albarino Lodi

2015 Harney Lane Dry Rose Lodi

2015 Harney Lane Dry Rose Lodi

2012 Harney Lane Old Vine Zinfandel Lizzy James Vineyard Lodi

2012 Harney Lane Old Vine Zinfandel Lizzy James Vineyard Lodi

2012 Harney Lane Petite Sirah Lodi

2012 Harney Lane Petite Sirah Lodi

LODI ZINFANDEL – A GRAPE TO KNOW

LODI ZINFANDEL – A GRAPE TO KNOW

June 28, 2019 | Randy Caparoso Summary of nearly an entire chapter devoted to Lodi Zinfandel by Catherine Fallis MS in her book Ten Grapes to Know Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis leading a wine tasting at 2019 ZinFest Wine School Many have called for it, but few have earned it. That is, the coveted title […]

SUMMER WINES FROM LODI

SUMMER WINES FROM LODI

Lodi grape growers and winemakers produce some of the best Zinfandels in the world.  Two hours inland from San Francisco, temperatures climb and the sun shines bright all summer here, allowing grapes to ripen perfectly year after year. But thanks to cooling effects of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, running from the Central Valley directly to […]

BEST POOLSIDE WINE UNDER $25 PICKED BY A MASTER SOMMELIER

BEST POOLSIDE WINE UNDER $25 PICKED BY A MASTER SOMMELIER

Food and Wine Best Poolside Wine under $25 picked by a Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis Sat Jul 20 Summer means it’s time to relax, slow the pace, and enjoy the long, warm days.  For relaxing by the pool, wine is the ideal complement. Here are my top 10 picks for your summer drinking pleasure, all […]

CALIFORNIA MEETS MEDITERRANEAN – RICH REDS THAT ARE RIPE AND REFRESHING

CALIFORNIA MEETS MEDITERRANEAN – RICH REDS THAT ARE RIPE AND REFRESHING

THE SOMM JOURNAL FEB-MARCH  2015   One night this past fall I was advising a group of bankers about wines and the topic of Old Vine Zinfandel came up. Though they had selected an Amador Zin, I couldn’t help but rave about the hidden treasures in Lodi, where growers have something special yet they don’t […]

ZinFest Lodi Wine Festival 2014

ZinFest Lodi Wine Festival 2014

ZinFest 2014 Celebrating ten years, this weekend’s Zinfest kicked off with a casual outdoor dinner on the breezy shores of Lodi Lake. Wine lovers from as far as Vancouver and as near as Palo Alto and Sacramento and presenters including Fred Swan, Ellen Landis, and of course local Ambassador Randy Caparoso, joined local winemakers to […]

Albarino

Albarino

I like to say that Albariño is Miguel Migs. If you know music, you know this is the cool dude who mixes it up for the dance clubs in SoMa, San Francisco. With notes of apple, pear, lemon, lemon rind and toasted almond, tropical fruit, and occasionally, a vein of chalky minerality, this delicious, dry, […]

Zinfandel

Zinfandel

Many of the benchmark wines, role models for the world at large, are in France. While not American in origin, it is only here that zinfandel has excelled. Today the best zinfandels in the world are, without a doubt coming from the state of California. Possibly migrating from Greece, it turns out that Zinfandel is […]

Fun, Festive & All-American Thanksgiving Wines

Fun, Festive & All-American Thanksgiving Wines

Enjoy any of these all-American selections with your friends and family this holiday! Sparkling 2013 Kramer Family Celebrate! Sparkling Muller-Thurgau Yamhill-Carlton Willamette Valley Oregon$22, 89 points    – This dry, charming bubbly with notes of pineapple, guava, lemon, and violet candy from an esoteric grape is ideal for guests to sip on while waiting for […]

Northern California Fall Release Report

Northern California Fall Release Report

Toast to another great year with the tart strawberry, lemon peel, and Campari-esque nv Scharffenberger Brut Rosé Excellence Mendocino County $18. Despite unusually cool weather throughout much of the North Coast in August, particularly in Napa Valley, 2013 is looking similar to 2012 in both quantity and quality. Lodi and Lake County enjoyed an even, Mediterranean summer, […]