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The Week in Zinfandel (7/11/22)

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 Why Wine Glass Shape Matters. Tim Fish covers 2019 Zins in Out of the Gate. Betsy Andrews writes A New World of Zinfandel from Lodi’s…

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The Week in Zinfandel (6/27/22)

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 Mettler Family Takes Another Giant Step with Two Vineyard-Designates Zinfandels. Ridge Wine Blog writes Large Format Bottles and Ageability. Catherine Todd writes The Wine Area…

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The Week in Zinfandel (6/20/22)

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. Wine Folly writes Lodi Wine Guide (With Maps). Alder Yarrow reviews the 2016 Berryessa Gap Zinfandel. Ridge Wine Blog writes Grafting Field Blends. Randy Caparoso writes The Barbecue-Friendly…

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The Week in Zinfandel (6/13/22)

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. Allen Balik writes A New Recognition of Old Vines. Aaron Romano writes 8 Outstanding California Zinfandels for Grilling Season. Laura Burgess writes Why Many of California’s Best-Known Winemakers…

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The Week in Zinfandel (6/6/22)

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 2022 update on Lodi’s oldest vine growths (part 1)—west side of the Mokelumne River AVA. Sonoma Magazine writes 18 Best Dog-Friendly Wineries in Sonoma County.…

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The Week in Zinfandel (5/30/22)

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. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2019 Frank Family Reserve Zinfandel. Alder Yarrow reviews the 2018 Acorn Winery “Alegría Vineyards – Heritage Vines” Zinfandel. Josie Cowden writes Beauregard Vineyards’…

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The Week in Zinfandel (5/16/22)

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. Wine Enthusiast writes How We Rated Some of America’s Top Selling Grocery Store Wines. Ridge Wine Blog writes Water Usage and Monitoring. Zinfandel Chronicles reviews the 2014 Ridge…

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The Week in Zinfandel (5/9/22)

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. Ridge Wine Blog writes Celebrating the Women of Ridge. Write for Wine reviews the 2017 Lorimar Zinfandel. Randy Caparoso writes St. Jorge Brings Back Alicante Bouschet, one of…

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The Week in Zinfandel (5/2/22)

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. Wine Enthusiast writes How an Ancient Croatian Grape Became America’s Signature Wine. Aaron Romano writes 10 Striking California Zinfandels at 90+ Points. Dave McIntyre writes California’s “Class of…

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It’s Just Wine

I frequent WineBerserkers which is site aptly described by its name. I’ve met good friends there and have had mostly positive experiences but every now and then the site can be somewhat toxic. Last week there was a post about the sale of Limerick Lane Vineyard and winery (more on this later). Half way through the thread someone took the…

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