Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (10/11/21)

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. Costco Wine Blog reviews the 2018 Di Arie Break Away Zinfandel. Wine Spectator writes Know Your Grapes. Wine Folly writes Taste Napa Valley – Learn by Drinking Course.…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2016 A. Rafanelli Zinfandel – Bottle Notes

Alberto Rafanelli, an Italian immigrant, first founded A. Rafanelli Winery in the early 1900’s. It wasn’t until the early 70’s that Alberto’s son, Americo, came out with the present day label and started selling the wine commercially. David and Patty Rafanelli now run the winery and a 4th generation Rafanelli, their daughter Shelly, is the winemaker. The winery is perhaps…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2016 Turley Zinfandel “Buck” Cobb Vineyard – 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 right around 50 separate wines from 47 different vineyards, some with vines that date back to the late 1800’s. Tegan Passalacqua is the Director of Winemaking at Turley and…

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Zinfandel

The Week in Zinfandel (10/4/21)

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 Epicuran reviews the 2018 Rodney Strong Vineyards Old Vines Zinfandel. Enofylz Wine Blog reviews the 2012 Bedrock Wine Co. Heritage Wine Evangelho Vineyard. Costco Wine Blog…

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Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (9/27/21)

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 Top 100 Best Buys of 2021. Wine Industry Advisor writes Dear Sommelier, It’s OK to Like Zinfandel. Ridge Wine Blog writes Evangelho Vineyard: Ancient Vines…

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Random Musings

The Week in Zinfandel (9/20/21)

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. Ridge Wine Blog writes Harvest 2021 Has Begun. Reverse Wine Snob writes Scarlet Path Lodi Zinfandel – A Juicy Jam. Costco Wine Blog reviews the 2018 Di Arie…

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