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The Week in Zinfandel (8/25/14)

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. Cheers! Cliff’s Wine Picks reviews the 2011 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Monte Rosso Vineyard. Melissa Vogt on Examiner.com covers ZAP’s Simply Summer Celebration. Jon Bonne writes about Jake…

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Pick My Next Bottle – Washington Wine Month

The August Installment of Pick My Next Bottle focuses on great bottles from some of the best producers in Washington. As I mentioned in the first installment, the purpose of this series is to provide insight into specific wines or producers you may currently have in your cellar. The winning bottle will be opened this weekend and a Bottle Note will…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/18/14)

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. Cheers! This is My Happiness writes 6 Favorite Wines for Summer. The Ridge Wine Blog writes on Getting Out The Juice: Press Operation and Press Fractions. Paul Draper…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/11/14)

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. Cheers! Clifford Brown reviews the 2008 Turley Zinfandel Cedarman Vineyard. Food & Wine on Why Sommeliers are Drinking White Zinfandel. The Savory writes Could White Zinfandel Actually Be…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/4/14)

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. Cheers! Toledo Wine and Vines writes Unique Terroir Fuels Paso Robles Zinfandel Excellence. Monique Soltani writes about the ZAP Simply Summer Celebration. The Reverse Wine Snob reviews the…

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The Zinfandel Chronicles Power Rankings

Welcome to the 3rd, annual installment, of the Zinfandel Chronicles Power Rankings. The intent behind the list was to rank wineries based on the buzz and excitement they create in the wine collecting crowd. The rankings are entirely subjective based on my observations on sites like Twitter, Facebook, Wine Spectator, Wine Berserkers and Cellartracker. I’ve ranked the wineries below and…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/28/14)

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. Cheers! Clifford Brown reviews the 2010 Novy Family Zinfandel Russian River Valley. European Travel Magazine writes about The Birthplace of Zinfandel. In Mama Maggie’s Kitchen reviews the 2011…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/21/14)

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. Cheers! Natalie Maclean writes 5 Surprising Facts About Zinfandel. Gregory Dal Piaz of Snooth writes about Blind Tasting 2012 Zinfandel. Sherri Housman writes about Dutcher Crossing. Sunset Magazine…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/14/14)

Welcome to the fourth 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. Cheers! Cliff Brown reviews the 2009 Carlisle Zinfandel Papera Ranch. Garrett Snyder of Los Angeles Magazine writes A Brief History of White Zinfandel. T.J. Foderaro of Inside Jersey…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/7/14)

Welcome to the third 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. Cheers! Virginia Pour House writes about Storybook Mountain Vineyards. Ted Scheffler of the Salt Lake City Weekly writes about Ravenswood Wines. Eric Asimov of the NY Times, in…

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