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Winding Down the Corona Virus Wine Challenge

As talk begins to move from flattening the curve to restarting the economy I think it is time to bring an end to the Corona Virus Wine Challenge. The whole thing began on Wednesday, March 11th when Covid literally punched us collectively in the face. This was the day most sports leagues began cancelling seasons and many schools began the…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/30/20)

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. Costco Wine Blog reviews the 2017 Kirkland Signature Sonoma County Old Vine Zinfandel. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2017 Once & Future Zinfandel Oakley Road Vineyard. Wine Folly…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/23/20)

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. Rebecca Robinson writes Growing a Legend. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2017 Mettler Family Zinfandel Epicenter Old Vine. Hannah Selinger writes Exploring the Diverse, Terroir-Driven Wines of the…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/16/20)

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. Isaac Baker writes Wine Reviews: Lodi, California. Tim Fish writes 10 Savory Zinfandels at 90+ Points. Randy Caparoso writes Recipe for Positive Shelter-in-Place Living with Lodi Zinfandel and…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/9/20)

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 2017 V Sattui Zinfandel Mounts Vineyard. Virginie Boone writes Napa Winemakers’ After-Hours Passion Projects Fuel Creativity and Community. Randy Caparoso writes Precedent’s Latest…

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Cayuse Release Party Cancelled

Received email today that the Cayuse Release Party was cancelled. This follows on the heels of last week’s Betz Release Party being cancelled. On a larger scale Taste Washington was also cancelled. This all makes sense. Having 100’s if not 1000’s of people mingling in a confined space spitting into buckets sounds problematic right now. I’m actually surprised that The…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/2/20)

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 2017 Turley Zinfandel Fredericks Vineyard. Napa Valley Register writes Zinfandel Weekend in Paso Robles March 20-22. Elin McCoy writes Great Deals in California…

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The Week in Zinfandel (2/24/20)

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 Red Label. Dan Dawson writes Choose Decoy for Tasty, Value, Local Wines. Isaac Baker reviews the 2017 Frank Family Vineyards…

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The Week in Zinfandel (2/17/20)

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 Wine Industry Debates 2020’s Challenge of Unpicked Grapes and Elusive Consumer Segments. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2017 Chateau Potelle Zinfandel VGS Alta Vista…

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The Week in Zinfandel (2/10/20)

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. Zap Wine Blog writes Legends of Paso Robles. Reverse Wine Snob reviews the 2017 Kirkland Signature Zinfandel Old Vine Sonoma County. Values Uncorked writes Good Value Wines at…

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