Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (8/29/16)

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. Cheers! Now And Zin Wine writes Folly Indeed: Edmeades’ Wacky Blend Works. Paper City Magazine writes Worthy Zinfandel. Virginia Boone writes Wrecking Crew of Wine. Napa Valley Register…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/25/16)

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. Cheers! Wines & Vines writes California Crop Forecast: 4 Million Tons. Wine Folly writes Tracing the Roots of California’s Heritage Vines. Record-Bee writes Red Wine and Summertime. Now…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2008 Turley Zinfandel Cedarman – Bottle Notes

Turley Wine Cellars was founded in 1993 by Larry Turley and specializes in small lots of Zinfandel and Petite Sirah from some of California’s most historic and treasured vineyards. Turley now makes 28 separate wines from 35 different vineyards, some with vines that date back to the late 1800’s. Tegan Passalacqua is the Director of Winemaking at Turley and has been…

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The Week in Zinfandel (5/16/16)

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. Cheers! Ridge Wine Blog writes Extending Zinfandel’s California Legacy. Toledo Wines and Vines writes Napa Valley Versus Sonoma: We Pick the Winner. Tim Fish writes Sonoma County, The…

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The Week in Zinfandel (4/25/16)

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. Cheers! Mike Dunne writes Amador County’s Reputation for Crafting Complexity Grows. Just Grapes reviews the 2013 Turley Zinfandel Ueberroth Vineyard. Melissa Vogt writes Dry Creek Valley Struts its…

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Cellar Management

Pick My Next Bottle – 2010 Old Vine Zinfandel

The April Installment of Pick My Next Bottle focuses on 2010 Old Vine Zinfandel. As I mentioned in the first installment, the purpose of this series is to provide insight into specific wines or producers you may currently have in your cellar. The winning bottle will be opened this Saturday and a Bottle Note will be published shortly thereafter. 2010…

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The Week in Zinfandel (3/28/16)

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. Cheers! Hogshead writes California Wines for Easter. Randy Caparoso writes about Lange Twin Family’s Kendra Altnow. Terroirist interviews Megan Bell, assistant winemaker at Beauregard Vineyards. Miquel Hudin writes…

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Have I Lost my Wine Buying Mojo?

What’s happening to me? When the mailer for the 2013 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon arrived I found myself wondering If I needed more QC given I have roughly 70 bottles in the cellar. When the 2013 Dalla Valle mailer arrived I asked myself if I wanted to continue to support a winery that is raising prices again. Despite the fact…

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The Week in Zinfandel (2/1/16)

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. Cheers! The Wine Write writes Learning More About Limerick Lane. Gizmodo writes The Best Wine Pairings for Girl Scout Cookies, Tested. Last Bottle Wines writes The Older the…

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