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The Week in Zinfandel (10/15/18)

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. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2015 Motto Zinfandel Unabashed. Randy Caparoso writes The Nitty-Gritty on Lodi’s Seven American Viticultural Areas (AVAs). The Winestalker reviews the 2016 High Valley Vineyard…

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The Week in Zinfandel (10/8/18)

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. Now And Zin Wine writes Old-Style Zin from Dry Creek Valley. Randy Caparoso writes Leaf and Vine: Love of Lodi inspires Another Napa Based Independent. Mike Dunne writes Explore Mendocino…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2013 Bedrock Wine Co. Heritage Wine Nervo 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, Morgan is clearly passionate about. Nervo Ranch is situated south of Geyserville…

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The Week in Zinfandel (10/1/18)

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. Cuvee Corner Wine Blog writes Lodi Uncorked: Klinker Brick Winery. The Wall Street Journal writes Veterinarian From Minnesota Tried Making Wine at Home and Became a Star. Pull That…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2010 Turley Zinfandel Cedarman – 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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The Week in Zinfandel (9/24/18)

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. The Nittany Epicurean reviews the 2015 Dry Creek Vineyard Old Vine Zinfandel. Josh Raynolds writes Paso Robles 2016 & 2015: New Releases. Peg Melnik writes Wine Picks: With…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2016 Sobon Estate Old Vine Zinfandel Amador County – Bottle Notes

The Sobon Estate winery started in 1989 when Leon and Shirley Sobon bought each other a second winery for their 30th wedding anniversary present. They purchased the historic D’Agostini Winery, one of the oldest in the state. This winery has been designated as California State Historic Landmark #762. This site was chosen not only for its historical winery, but also for…

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The Week in Zinfandel (9/17/18)

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 The Physical Impact of Soil and Selection on Lodi Zinfandels. Joe Roberts writes The Good Sh*t (Biodynamic Preparations At Troon Vineyard). Isaac Baker review the 2016…

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The Week in Zinfandel (9/10/18)

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. Alder Yarrow reviews the 2016 Limerick Lane Cellars Rocky Knoll Zinfandel. Esther Mobley writes While Other Wineries Sell, Martinelli Makes the Hard Choice to Keep a Vineyard in the…

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