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The Week in Zinfandel (8/27/18)

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 2015 Ravenswood Zinfandel Big River. Great Northwest Wine reviews the 2015 Tendril Wine Cellars Zinfandel Child’s Play. Randy Caparoso writes Jessie’s Grove’s Royal Tee…

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An Afternoon at Carlisle Winery

I had the opportunity earlier this week to pay a visit to Carlisle Winery and catch up with Mike Officer. I’ve been on the Carlisle mailing list for almost 15 years. The first vintage I purchased was the ’02’s. Despite having corresponded over the years via email this was my first time meeting Mike in person and my first time…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/20/18)

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 Once & Future Zinfandel Oakley Road Vineyard. Kurtis Kolt writes On Canadian Zinfandel (!). Stephen Tanzer writes Double Vertical of Ridge Vineyards’ Geyserville…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/13/18)

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. The Nittany Epicurean reviews the 2015 Cedar Mountain Winery Reserve Zinfandel. Gabe Sasso writes Dry Creek Valley: Nirvana for Zinfandel Lovers. Alder Yarrow reviews the 2017 Farmstrong “Field Rosé”…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/6/18)

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 Lodi’s Single-Vineyard Wines (Part 1: West Side Growths). Tim McKirdy writes Old-Vine Zinfandel is Lying to you. Mike Dunne writes Perfect wine for a backcountry trek? Try…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/30/18)

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. Bob Highfill writes Lodi’s R-N-R Vineyard Management Adds More Layers to the Family Business. Esther Mobley writes An Insider’s Guide to Big Zins in Dry Creek Valley. Sprudge Wine…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/23/18)

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. Michele Anna Jordan writes A Bright Zinfandel Pairs Brilliantly with Tomatoes and Basil. Dame Wine writes Telling Our Vintage Story. Dave McIntyre writes Tired of rosé? Here’s What Else…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/16/18)

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. Bob Highfill writes Harry Hakala’s Mobile Wine Line has been a Lodi Institution. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the Ravenswood Zinfandel Bedrock Vineyard. Jim Gordon writes The Boundary-Pushing Wines and Regions…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/9/18)

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 Premiumization of Lodi Grapes and Wines Addressed at 2018 Lodi Vineyard & Wine Economics Symposium. Esther Mobley writes Imbibe Like an American. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews…

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