Tag Archives: Lodi

Dining Among the Vines—Spanish Style

Now that harvest is over, I think back on many wonderful moments that took place during this time. One in particular is a dinner in the vineyard. Dining among the vines blends agriculture, cuisine and camaraderie in an idyllic setting. … Continue reading

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Native to Spain, Tenacious Tempranillo Targets Arizona Winemakers and Continues to Captivate Californian’s Palates

Spanish Tempranillos are huge, complex wines that are known for their big tannins; noticeable oak; aromas of intense red meat, leather and tobacco; flavors of deep black fruit, herbs and spices; and even a bitter vegetal character. These are the … Continue reading

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Road Trip – At Long Last Lodi

It’s 10 a.m. and I’m entering Lodi. Lodi, California, that is and not to be confused with Lodi, Wisconsin, home of the town’s mascot “Susie the Duck.” Lodi, California is home to old vine Zinfandel. As I near the heart … Continue reading

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Did Someone Say “Sea Scallop”? – Winter Fiesta Food and Wine Pairing with Bokisch Vineyards

Say the word “scallop” and my ears perk up and my nose gets to sniff’n. Seared sea scallops drew me to the Bokisch Vineyards Winter Fiesta Single-Barrel Wine Release party at the Cellardoor in downtown Lodi, held January 27. I’ve … Continue reading

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