Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2014 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Kirschenmann 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. Tegan Passalacqua, of Sandlands and Turley fame,…

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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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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2016 Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel Sonoma County – Bottle Notes

Ravenswood was founded in 1976 by Joel Peterson. The winery is a pioneer in producing single vineyard Zinfandels from some of Napa and Sonoma’s most treasured vineyards, including Dickerson, Old Hill, Cooke and Belloni. I used to visit Ravenswood in the summer, when they released their single vineyard wines. Back in the day they also served delicious barbecue on the deck out…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/2/18)

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 Do Women Drink Wine Differently from Men? Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2015 Sebastiani Zinfandel Sonoma County. Michael Perlis writes Elevating Zinfandel. Cat Wolinski writes Bern’s…

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The Week in Zinfandel (6/18/18)

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. ENOFYLZ Wine Blog writes A Perfect Day in Lodi Wine Country. I Love Wine writes A Brief History of Zinfandel Wine. Isaac Baker reviews the 2015 Chateau Montelena…

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The Week in Zinfandel (6/11/18)

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. Tim McKirdy writes The 5 Best Trader Joe’s Wines According to VinePair Readers. Tim Carl writes Lodi Rising: The Region’s Wines are Taking off and the World is Watching.…

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The Week in Zinfandel (6/4/18)

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 Why Big Time Producers like Neyers and Ridge are Mining Lodi for Zinfandel. Chris Walker writes Zinfandel: The American Wine. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2014 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 right around 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…

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