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2013 Lodi Native McCay Cellars Zinfandel Trulux Vineyard Lodi

2013 Lodi Native McCay Cellars Zinfandel Trulux Vineyard Lodi

2012 Lodi Native McCay Cellars Zinfandel Trulux Vineyard Lodi

2012 Lodi Native McCay Cellars Zinfandel Trulux Vineyard Lodi

2019 LODI ZINFEST BLIND TASTING

2019 LODI ZINFEST BLIND TASTING

    May 23, 2019 | Randy Caparoso 2019 ZinFest Blind Tasting: How Lodi Zinfandels compare to some of California’s finest Round 1 (of 3) wines in ZinFest Zinfandel Blind Tasting (special thanks to Suzanne Ledbetter for photos in this article) The 2019 Zinfandel Blind Tasting – taking place on May 17, the Friday before […]

2017 McCay Cellars Viognier Lodi

2017 McCay Cellars Viognier Lodi

2017 McCay Cellars Chenin Blanc Lodi

2017 McCay Cellars Chenin Blanc Lodi

2017 McCay Cellars Rose of Grenache Lodi

2017 McCay Cellars Rose of Grenache Lodi

2017 McCay Cellars Sauvignon Blanc Lodi

2017 McCay Cellars Sauvignon Blanc Lodi

2016 McCay Cellars Grenache Blanc Lodi

2016 McCay Cellars Grenache Blanc Lodi

2014 McCay Cellars Zinfandel Rous Vineyard Lodi

2014 McCay Cellars Zinfandel Rous Vineyard 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 […]

LODI NATIVE – PURITY AND VINEYARD EXPRESSION PUT LODI ON THE MAP

LODI NATIVE – PURITY AND VINEYARD EXPRESSION PUT LODI ON THE MAP

Lodi is known for many things, high quality wine not amongst them. Things are changing, though, as a group of local winemakers inspired by sommelier/writer Randy Caparoso have looked to their cherished old vine Zinfandel vineyards, many over 100 years old, to produce pure, unadulterated wines which showcase the personality of the land and grape plant vs. winemaker style and […]

Secrets of Wine & Cheese Matching

Secrets of Wine & Cheese Matching

Part of the bounty of Northern California is its plethora of artisanal cheeses, which are featured proudly alongside the traditional European choices in shops and farmer’s markets. You might see the parallel with our local wines. Are the local cheeses better? We have the happy cows after all, and maybe the happy goats.  As with […]