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The Week in Zinfandel (5/3/21)

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 Oh Lord, A Blog from Lodi! (Revisited) Esther Mobley writes Spring 2021: Best Bay Area Wineries to Visit. Matt Villano writes What to do, Where…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2015 Carlisle Zinfandel Rossi Ranch – Bottle Notes

Carlisle Winery & Vineyards was founded in 1998 by Mike and Kendall Officer. Their passion is clear: Small lots of Zinfandel and Syrah from exceptional, historic vineyards. Many of these vineyards are heritage sites planted by Italian immigrants and date back to the late 1800s . Carlisle also recently released their first Cabernet Sauvignon from Montecillo Vinyard and a Russian River…

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The Week in Zinfandel (4/26/21)

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. Not much Zinfandel content this week. Hopefully more will turn up in time for next week’s roundup. Vino-Sphere writes Sonoma Zinfandel Highlights Blind Tasting. Wine Folly writes How…

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The Week in Zinfandel (4/19/21)

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. Chasity Cooper writes The Tangled Tale of Zinfandel. Randy Caparoso writes ZAP’s California Zinfandel Trail Maps out the Unique, Terroir-Driven Distinctions of the State’s Finest Vineyards. Esther Mobley…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2017 Once & Future Zinfandel Sodini Vineyard – Bottle Notes

Joel Peterson founded Ravenswood Winery in 1976 with a focus on Single Vineyard Zinfandel. Ravenswood was immensely successful and over time began producing in excess of a million cases per year. Once & Future is the return to the original vision Joel had for Ravenswood so many years ago – a small project specializing in wines from unique older vineyards. At present…

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The Week in Zinfandel (4/12/21)

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. The Nittany Epicurean reviews the 2018 Cameron Hughes Zinfandel Lot 744. Randy Caparoso writes Neyers Vineyards’ Vista Notre Zinfandel Signals Deeper Commitment to Lodi Vineyards by Napa Valley…

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The Week in Zinfandel (4/5/21)

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. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2018 St. Francis Winery Zinfandel Reserve. Wine Enthusiast writes The Most Searched for Wines in 2021…So Far. Loren Sonkin reviews the 2018 Shannon…

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