Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (1/29/18)

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. Cheers! Nathan Hurst writes Why Amador County is a Wine Lover’s Paradise. Isaac Baker reviews the 2015 Writer’s Block Zinfandel. Cathy Huyghe writes 6 Reasons to Love Old…

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Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (12/18/17)

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! Mike Dunne writes End-of-the-Year Wit and Wisdom From Some of California’s Most Renowned Winemakers. Los Angeles Times writes Stuck in Lodi Again? Relax with a Glass of Zinfandel.…

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Bottle Notes, Petite Sirah

2002 Turley Petite Sirah Library Vineyard – Bottle Notes

Turley Wine Cellars was founded in 1993 by Larry Turley and specializes in small lots of Zinfandel and Petite Sirah from some of California’s most historic and treasured vineyards. Turley now makes 28 separate wines from 35 different vineyards, some with vines that date back to the late 1800’s. Tegan Passalacqua is the Director of Winemaking at Turley and has been…

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Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (4/17/17)

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! Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2014 Peachy Canyon Zinfandel Westside. Rockin Red Blog writes How Lodi Rules Support Sustainability and Stewardship. Tim Fish writes Now on the…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2013 Turley Zinfandel Old Vines – Bottle Notes

Turley Wine Cellars was founded in 1993 by Larry Turley and specializes in small lots of Zinfandel and Petite Sirah from some of California’s most historic and treasured vineyards. Turley now makes 28 separate wines from 35 different vineyards, some with vines that date back to the late 1800’s. Tegan Passalacqua is the Director of Winemaking at Turley and has been…

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Cellar Management

Pick My Next Bottle – 2013 Old Vine Zinfandel

The February installment of Pick My Next Bottle focuses on Old Vine Zinfandel from the the 2013 vintage. 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 on Saturday and a Bottle Note will be published…

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Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (1/23/17)

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 Folly writes Beyond Napa: The Lesser Known North Coast Wine Regions. Rockin Red Blog writes Equavinity: A Sonoma Collaboration. ENOFYLZ Wine Blog reviews the 2013 Fields…

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Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (12/19/16)

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! Orange County Register writes Our Picks for California’s Top 25 Wines. The Mercury News writes Winery Adventure: Saratoga’s Wine Row. Ridge Wine Blog writes The Third Course…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2008 Turley Zinfandel Dragon Vineyard – Bottle Notes

Turley Wine Cellars was founded in 1993 by Larry Turley and specializes in small lots of Zinfandel and Petite Sirah from some of California’s most historic and treasured vineyards. Turley now makes 28 separate wines from 35 different vineyards, some with vines that date back to the late 1800’s. Tegan Passalacqua is the Director of Winemaking at Turley and has been…

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