2017 Lodi Vintners • Part 1

First Visit to Lodi Vintners

My first stop was Lodi Vintners. This property has a long history of making lots of wine. I haven't visited since the last winery, Cycles Gladiator, closed up shop and headed back to their roots in the Central Coast.

 

2017 ZinEx Pt 8

2017 Zinfandel Experience • Tasting at Kokomo

2017 ZinEx Pt 7

2017 Zinfandel Experience • A tasting with familiar winery

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First Visit to Lodi Vintners

May 20th, 2017 | No Comments

My first stop was Lodi Vintners. This property has a long history of making lots of wine. I haven't visited since the last winery, Cycles Gladiator, closed up shop and headed back to their roots in the Central Coast.

2017 ZinEx Pt 8

May 12th, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Zinfandel Experience • Tasting at Kokomo

2017 ZinEx Pt 7

May 4th, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Zinfandel Experience • A tasting with familiar winery

2017 ZinEx Pt 6

April 22nd, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Zinfandel Experience • Finally made it to the "R's" and happened upon R & B Cellars. What a great tasting where the wine is made like music in a completely unexpected location. I'm almost at the back wall of the venue and loving every adventure along the way.

2017 ZinEx Pt 5

April 10th, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Zinfandel Experience • Where to go to next? Found my way to the M's and got excited! I could see the back of the Exhibit Hall and thought I was going to make a final push to get to the Z's! It wasn't to be. After multiple recommendations from people, I had to go back and try Hartford despite their constantly busy table all day.

2017 ZinEx Pt 4

April 3rd, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Zinfandel Experience ZinEx Episode 4! Finished up my fantastic tasting at Ballentine Vineyards. That's great juice! Love what they are doing in St. Helena, CA. Always a great time on my tasting adventures at the ZinExperience on San Francisco's Pier 27.

2017 ZinEx Pt 3

March 23rd, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Zinfandel Experience • I took a fantastic recommendation from another wine enthusiast, changed my direction, and had a fantastic tasting with Ballentine Vineyards. The tasting adventure at the ZinExperience on San Francisco's Pier 27 is outstanding!

2017 ZinEx Pt 2

March 11th, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Zinfandel Experience • Time for Episode 2! I'm diving into the ZinExperience in San Francisco on Pier 27.

2017 ZinEx Pt 1

March 4th, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Zinfandel Experience •Kicking off my adventure at the 2017 Zinfandel Experience by Zinfandel Advocates & Producers held at the very chic Pier 27 on the Embarcadero in fabulous San Francisco, CA.

Corison Winery • St. Helena, Napa Valley

October 20th, 2016 | No Comments

In September of this year I headed to Napa to meet a few new wineries. My visit took me to the busy “HWY” side of Napa Valley as opposed to the (Silverado) “Trail” side. The HWY side is generally busier and more crowded and I don’t like crowds nor busy when tasting. However, I have […]