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The Week in Zinfandel (1/26/15)

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! News & Observer writes 9 Wines That are a Better Match Than Beer for Super Bowl Snacks. Cliff’s Wine Picks reviews the 2007 Ridge Geyserville. This is My…

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The Week in Zinfandel (1/19/15)

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 2012 St. Amant Zinfandel Old Vines Mohr-Fry Ranch Vineyard. Crushed writes 9 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Zinfandel. Social Vignerons reviews…

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Seahawk Football and Bedrock Zinfandel

If you have done this wine thing for long enough you end up tasting some great bottles, whether at a Release Party or with your favorite tasting group. Over time though the bottles that really resonate and leave an indelible memory are those that you associate with a particular event. I’ll never forget the 1992 Leonetti Merlot that my soon…

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The Week in Zinfandel (1/12/15)

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! Jon Bonné writes Time to Take Zinfandel Seriously Again. Alder Yarrow writes Redeeming Lodi, California. Griffy on Wine writes Seghesio Zinfandel & Ombrato Primitivo. Great Northwest Wine…

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The Week in Zinfandel (1/5/15)

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! Jon Bonné writes Winemakers of the Year Connect California’s Past and Future. Terroirist writes Wine Reviews: Zinfandel. VinePair writes The Difference Between White Zinfandel and Rosé. Steve…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/29/14)

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! San Diego City Beat writes Peachy Canyon’s Snow Zinfandel is All the Cold We Need. Wine Country Getaways writes The Louis M. Martini Winery in St. Helena.…

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The Best of Zinfandel Chronicles in 2014

The end of the year is always a time to reflect on what transpired in the previous twelve months. With that in mind I took a moment to look at what posts in 2014 generated the most traffic (excluding Bottle Notes, The Week in Zinfandel and Pick My Next Bottle polls). Since many of you just recently started reading my…

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Top 10 Zinfandels Tasted in 2014

It is the time of the year where every wine blogger publishes their lists of Wines of the Year or Values of the Year, etc. Although I try to blog about all the wines I taste it is clear that Zinfandel is definitely a favorite grape of mine. With that in mind here are my top 10 Zinfandels of 2014.…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/22/14)

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! Steve Heimoff writes Zinfandel Poised for Growth. Alder Yarrow at Vinography reviews the 2010 McCay Trulux Zinfandel. Toledo Wines and Vines reviews the 2012 Oak Ridge Winery…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/15/14)

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! Wine Values & Bargains reviews the 2012 Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Howell Mountain Zinfandel. Comstock’s Magazine writes Taste the Vineyard. Planet Grape writes Zinfandel. The Vancouver Sun…

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