WHY LODI PRODUCES DELICATE, FRAGRANT STYLES OF RED WINE

WHY LODI PRODUCES DELICATE, FRAGRANT STYLES OF RED WINE

MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2024.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Featured image: Harvest morning in Zinfandel block over 100 years old on the east side of Lodi’s Mokelumne River appellation. CONTRADICTING EVERYTHING YOU MAY HAVE HEARD ABOUT WARM CLIMATE REGIONS When a rose is but a...
WEST COAST SMOKE EXPOSURE TASK FORCE SUMMIT UPDATES

WEST COAST SMOKE EXPOSURE TASK FORCE SUMMIT UPDATES

MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2024.  BY WEST COAST SMOKE EXPOSURE TASK FORCE. The West Coast Smoke Exposure Task Force (WCSETF) hosted its 4th Annual Smoke Summit virtually on Wednesday, June 5, 2024. Over 300 attendees from across the country joined this year’s summit to...
NERO D’AVOLA: A POSTER CHILD FOR TODAY’S TASTE

NERO D’AVOLA: A POSTER CHILD FOR TODAY’S TASTE

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2024.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Featured Image: Nero d’Avola in LangeTwins Family’s Redtail Vineyard in the Jahant AVA of Lodi. NERO D’AVOLA IS A POSTER CHILD FOR TODAY’S TASTE FOR ZESTIER, LIGHTER WEIGHT YET DEEPLY FLAVORFUL REDS One...
LATEST UPDATE ON THE 100+ GRAPES GROWN IN LODI

LATEST UPDATE ON THE 100+ GRAPES GROWN IN LODI

MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2024.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Featured Image: Harvesting of Nebbiolo—a rare (for California) grape native to Italy’s Piemonte region—in Clements Hills-Lodi’s Anaya Vineyards. When the first-ever scholarly book on Lodi winegrowing was...
10th ANNUAL GREEN MEDAL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

10th ANNUAL GREEN MEDAL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2024.  BY WINE INSTITUTE. As California’s Down to Earth Month begins, four of the state’s premier wineries and vineyard companies were awarded California Green Medal Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards, joining 36 past winners from throughout...