Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (9/21/20)

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 Florida Sommelier Shares Déjà vu from Tasting Zinfandel from Lodi’s Oldest Planting. The Wine Diplomats write Wine Review: An Italian Primitivo Vs. a Chilean Zinfandel.…

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Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (9/14/20)

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 Seghesio Zinfandel Cortina. The Nittany Epicurean reviews the 2018 Dry Creek Vineyard Heritage Vines Zinfandel. Frank Morgan writes History in a Bottle…

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Bottle Notes, Pinot Noir

The Week in Zinfandel (9/7/20)

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. Dallas Wine Chick writes Lodi’s World-Class White Wines. Costco Wine Blog reviews 2016 OZV Zinfandel Lodi. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2015 Seghesio Zinfanel Cortina. Eric Asimov writes…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2016 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Sodini Vineyard – Bottle Notes

Bedrock Wine Co. was founded by Morgan Twain-Peterson in 2007 and focuses on small production wines from many of California’ s most treasured and historic vineyards. The lineup of wines at Bedrock is expanding rapidly, but I think the best of the best are the ancient vineyard Zinfandels, Morgan is clearly passionate about. Sodini Vineyard is on Limerick Lane in…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

The Week in Zinfandel (8/31/20)

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. Reverse Wine Snob reviews the 2016 Kunde Zinfandel Sonoma Valley. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2017 V Sattui Zinfandel Quaglia Vineyard. Randy Caparoso writes Lodi Seasons (2019 and…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

New Release Zinfandel From Ridge Vineyards

Ridge Vineyards was founded in 1959 when three Stanford Research Institute engineers bought an abandoned winery in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The vineyards had been planted in the late 19th century by a San Francisco physician who produced his first vintage in the original winery, called Monte Bello, in 1892. The first Ridge vintage was in 1962. Paul Draper recently retired…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2013 Carlisle Zinfandel Monte Rosso Vineyard – Bottle Notes

Carlisle Winery & Vineyards was founded in 1998 by Mike and Kendall Officer. Their passion is clear: Small lots of Zinfandel and Syrah from exceptional, historic vineyards. Many of these vineyards are heritage sites planted by Italian immigrants and date back to the late 1800s . Carlisle also recently released their first Cabernet Sauvignon from Montecillo Vinyard and a Russian River…

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Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (8/24/20)

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. Randy Caparoso writes Lodi’s Rescue Dog Wines Get to the Heart of what Matters in Wine. Virginie Boone writes Evacuations Displace Thousands as Wildfires Threaten Napa and Sonoma…

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