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The Week in Zinfandel (1/10/22)

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 Changing Wine Market Lodi Vintners will be Facing in 2022. Ridge Wine Blog writes 2021 Harvest Report – Sonoma. Ray Isle writes How to…

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The Week in Zinfandel (1/3/22)

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 2021’s Best Articles on Lodi Wines. The Nittany Epicurean reviews the 2019 Dry Creek Vineyard Zinfandel Old Vine. Allison Levine writes The Call of the…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/20/21)

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. Peg Melnik writes How to Prevent a Food Fight at your Holiday Feast. Wine Enthusiast writes Top 100 Cellar Selections of 2021. Discover California Wines writes Delicious Food…

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The Best of Zinfandel Chronicles in 2021

The end of the year is always a time to reflect on what transpired in the previous twelve months. I for one will be happy to put 2021 in the rear view mirror but I’ll save that story for another day. With that in mind I took a moment to look at what posts in 2021 generated the most traffic.…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/13/21)

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. Loren Sonkin reviews the 2016 Scherrer Winery Zinfandel Old and Mature Vines Scherrer Vineyard. Vino-Sphere writes Dry Creek Vineyard The Mariner and Old Vines Zinfandel Great Picks For…

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A Visit to Brittan Vineyards in McMinnville

Robert Brittan left Stags’ Leap Winery in Napa after 16 years as Winemaker and Estate Manager to fulfill his dream of making Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah from unique sites in cooler climates. In 2004 he and his wife Ellen purchased a 128 acre estate in the foothills of the Coast Range in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and shortly thereafter founded Brittan Vineyards. All of the wines made at Brittan Vineyards are estate wines.…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/6/21)

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. Dan Berger reviews the 2018 Dry Creek Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley. Ridge Wine Blog writes Savvy Warehouse Team Implements Recycled Shipment Material Program. Zinfandel Chronicles reviews the 2019…

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The Week in Zinfandel (11/29/21)

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. Clare Tooley writes California vineyard focus: Dusi and Paper Street, Paso Robles. Randy Caparoso writes The Year’s Best Photos of Lodi Wine Country (December 2020 to May 2021).…

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The Week in Zinfandel (11/22/21)

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. Wine Enthusiast writes The Top 20 California Wines for Your Cellar (2021). Alder Yarrow reviews the 2019 Limerick Lane Cellars Estate Cuvee. Cindy Rynning writes The California Zinfandel…

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The Week in Zinfandel (11/15/21)

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 Thoughts on Perfect Thanksgiving Wines (and why Lodi Fits the Bill). Michael Alberty writes 4 Home-Grown Oregon Zinfandels for Winter. Stefan Blicker writes RIDGE. It’s…

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