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The Week in Zinfandel (8/27/18)

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 Ravenswood Zinfandel Big River. Great Northwest Wine reviews the 2015 Tendril Wine Cellars Zinfandel Child’s Play. Randy Caparoso writes Jessie’s Grove’s Royal Tee…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/20/18)

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 2016 Once & Future Zinfandel Oakley Road Vineyard. Kurtis Kolt writes On Canadian Zinfandel (!). Stephen Tanzer writes Double Vertical of Ridge Vineyards’ Geyserville…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/13/18)

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 Cedar Mountain Winery Reserve Zinfandel. Gabe Sasso writes Dry Creek Valley: Nirvana for Zinfandel Lovers. Alder Yarrow reviews the 2017 Farmstrong “Field Rosé”…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2011 Carlisle Zinfandel Rossi Ranch – 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 . Expect to see a Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from Montecillo Vinyard and a Russian River…

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The Week in Zinfandel (8/6/18)

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 Lodi’s Single-Vineyard Wines (Part 1: West Side Growths). Tim McKirdy writes Old-Vine Zinfandel is Lying to you. Mike Dunne writes Perfect wine for a backcountry trek? Try…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/30/18)

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. Bob Highfill writes Lodi’s R-N-R Vineyard Management Adds More Layers to the Family Business. Esther Mobley writes An Insider’s Guide to Big Zins in Dry Creek Valley. Sprudge Wine…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2009 Turley Zinfandel Dogtown 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 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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