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Washington Wine Landscape Circa 1990

Sometime in the early 90’s my late mother gave me this poster designed by Andy Anderson that represented the state of the Washington Wine Industry. The poster has a treasured spot above the toilet in my current master bath. The other day as I glanced at it yet again it occurred to me just how much things have changed in…

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The Week in Zinfandel (4/8/19)

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. Mike Dunne writes ‘Personal Favorites’: Parting Thoughts After 46 Years on the California Wine Beat. Dan Berger writes Local Wine Icons Gather at Coppola. Randy Caparoso writes Michael…

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The Week in Zinfandel (4/1/19)

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. Sheryl Nance-Nash writes A Northern California Wine Country Underdog Is Working Its Way Back Into the Spotlight. Wine Business writes Gallo Acquires 30 Brands, Six Wineries from Constellation…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/25/19)

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. Randy Caparoso writes The Past, Present and Future Usages of Head Trained Vines in Lodi. Stephen McConnell reviews the 2016 T-VINE Zinfandel Frediani Vineyard. Ed McCarthy writes Dry…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/18/19)

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. Randy Caparoso writes Spring, Glorious Spring in Lodi Wine Country! Wine, Dine, And Roam reviews the 2015 Tortoise Creek Zinfandel The Chelonian. Isaac Baker reviews the 2016 Gehricke…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/11/19)

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. Mike Dunne writes Randy Caparoso Gets to the Root of what Distinguishes Lodi. Wine Enthusiast writes Celebrate Paso Robles’ 130th Anniversary with These Wines. Reverse Wine Snob writes…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/4/19)

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. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2016 Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel. Elin McCoy writes Regional Profile: Howell Mountain. Randy Caparoso writes New Things (and Incredible Values) Afoot at Oak…

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The Week in Zinfandel (2/25/19)

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. Randy Caparoso writes Do Lodi Zinfandels Age? Frank Talk Over Old Wines with Legendary Winemakers. Costco Wine Blog reviews the 2016 Cline Cellars Zinfandel Ancient Vines. Cat Wolinski…

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The Week in Zinfandel (2/18/19)

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. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the Three Wine Zinfandel Evangelho Vineyard. Peg Melnik writes Wine of the Week: Martinelli 2016 Zinfandel. Michelle Williams writes The Lucky Break That Launched…

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The Week in Zinfandel (2/11/19)

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. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the Once & Future Zinfandel Forcini Vineyard. Dallas Wine Chick writes New Texas Owners Mesmerized By the Potential of Applegate Valley and Troon Vineyard.…

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