Browsing all 35 posts in Winery.

Apologizing for redefining

July 14th, 2017 | No Comments

Only cool people introduce themselves with a funny story.

Diving into the Zin on the flight!

June 8th, 2017 | No Comments

Lodi Vintners has some great Zinfandels on their menu. A sexy Napa Zin and two old vine Zins from Lodi allowing a fantastic side by side.

Enjoying Lodi Vintners

May 26th, 2017 | No Comments

Getting started with my first tasting at Lodi Vintners with a yummy rosé and rubbing my hands with anticipation of the tasting to come.

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

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 […]

Ridge Vineyards • Healdsburg, Sonoma

July 17th, 2016 | No Comments

It was a wonderful, not too balmy, summer afternoon, when I finally made it back to Ridge Vineyards. I first visited Ridge while attending the ZAP Simply Summer Celebration in 2014.  The event was held in their beautiful vineyard so I never got a chance to visit their tasting room nor taste any of their […]

Acquiesce Vineyards • Lodi, CA

September 11th, 2015 | No Comments

Acquiesce Vineyards • Lodi, CA In my wine adventures, I strive to visit as many new wineries as possible. I think I’ve become a bit compulsive. However, I must admit that I have come to appreciate revisiting wineries more and more. (Never thought I would admit that.) On return visits, you see, hear and feel […]

Red Lily Vineyards • Southern, OR

August 21st, 2015 | No Comments

Red Lily Vineyards • Southern, OR Oregon has become an absolute wine destination. Willamette Valley has led this charge with a consistent track record for pumping our great Pinots. However, just North of the California border, in the shadow of Mount Shasta, lie the towns of Ashland and Medford. These two small towns are surrounded […]