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The Week in Zinfandel (8/26/19)

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 A Grape Visual of Why Lodi Grows What it Grows, and its Impact on Wine Variations. Dallas Wine Chick writes Sonoma: A Day of Diversity…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2015 Brown Estate Zinfandel – Bottle Notes

In 1980, The Brown Family acquired land in the hills east of Rutherford in the Napa Valley. In 1995 they decided to make wine under their own label. The following year the first vintage of Zinfandel was produced and subsequently they have added Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Petite Sirah to their lineup. First and foremost, Brown Estate is…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/19/19)

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 Where to Find Some of the Marked Heritage Vineyards of Lodi. Julie Pedroncelli writes Finding Zinfandel’s Place. California Wine & Wineries reviews the 2013 Jessie’s…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/12/19)

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. Jeb Dunnuck writes Floating Downstream with Justin Smith. Michele Bigley writes How Sonoma’s Vineyards Survived a Siege of Fire, Smoke and Ash. Bill Swindell writes Williams Selyem, King…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2013 Bedrock Wine Co. Heritage Wine Papera Ranch – 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 and Field Blends, Morgan is clearly passionate about. Papera Vineyard is situated…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/5/19)

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 The Historic Relationship Between Lodi’s Zinfandel and Unforgotten Tokay. Lauren Mowery writes The Best Summer Red Wines Under $50. Ben’s Wine Notes writes Notes on…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/29/19)

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. The Nittany Epicurean reviews the 2017 Oak Farm Vineyards Zinfandel Mohr-Fry Ranches Block 417 Vineyard. The Wine Stalker reviews the 2017 Artezin Zinfandel Old Vine. Food & Wine…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/22/19)

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 The Biodynamically Grown Lodi Wines of Avivo and Köppen-Geiger Climate Classifications. Now and Zin Wine writes Zinfandel for the Barbecue. Peg Melnik writes Why Zinfandel…

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