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Valentine’s Day Gifting in Lodi
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Romance Your Way Through  Lodi Wine Country
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The Lodi Holiday Gift Guide
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How to Spend the Holidays in Lodi Wine Country
Enjoy an enchanting winter wonderland in Lodi wine country!
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Lodi Offers Wine Tasting Like it Used to Be
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Calivirgin Named Olive Oil Producer of the Year
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Old Vines In Lodi Area Still Producing
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Forbes: For Wine, Adventure, And Natural Beauty, Lodi Is California’s Best Kept Secret
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How to Spend 36 Food and Wine-Filled Hours in Lodi
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Starting and Stocking a Wine Cellar at Home: How to Do It Right
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Why Lodi Is California’s Hidden Wine Gem
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These are the 6 best — and affordable — wine regions in the Sacramento area
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The 5 Best Wineries to Visit in Lodi, California
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Make Back to School Fun:  5 Educational Attractions in Lodi, CA
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5 Treats You Should Always Bring Home From Wine Country, Plus How To Pack Them
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5 Reasons To Skip Napa And Go To This California Wine Region Instead
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A New World of Zinfandel from Lodi’s Old Vines
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People Will Drive From All Over Northern California To A&W Root Beer, For The Nostalgia Alone
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The Wine Area In California With The Most Old Vines
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Lodi’s Oak Farm Vineyards Win Best of Show
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Featured Destination: Jeremy Wine Company in Lodi, California
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One Fine Weekend Along Lodi’s Zinfandel Trail
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Lodi Olive Oils Win 7th Annual San Joaquin Valley Olive Oil Competition
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Explore: Lodi Vineyards, parks and a pretty downtown provide plenty of reasons to visit.
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The Best Kayaking Lake In Northern California Is One You May Never Have Heard Of
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Acclaimed Chef Behind Michelin-Starred Restaurant Now Serving English Classics In Lodi
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11 Best Wineries in Lodi: A Weekend Travel Guide
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Family Fun in the Summer Sun
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Wine 101: Wine Tasting For Beginners
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The 10 Best Tacos in Lodi
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Top Kids Activities in Lodi
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5 Reasons You Should Ride a Bike in Lodi
Regardless if you are a serious road bike enthusiast, an around-the-town cruiser or somewhere in between, Lodi has a ride on wheels for you!
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On Wine: Lodi Whites
For many years, Lodi’s wine reputation has been intertwined almost exclusively with robust and heady, jammy zinfandels. In recent years, however, I’ve discovered that Lodi has a few tricks up its sleeve, that it’s a far more diverse wine region than its “Zinfandel Capital” title might suggest.
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A Girlfriends’ Getaway Itinerary In Lodi Wine Country
There’s nothing like getting away with the girls for a few days. Leave the guys and kids behind. Let your hair down for some girl talk, great wine, delicious food, shopping, the spa and a night on the town.
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Your Ultimate Guide to Lodi Wineries
Wine Bucket List – Your Ultimate Guide to Lodi Wineries
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4 Lodi winery hikes combine vineyard trails and zinfandel sips
The wine + hiking — wiking! — trend continues to spread across California’s wine country
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Twelve of the Year’s Most Interesting Lodi Grown Wines
For this list, we’re more interested in well made wines that epitomize the latest in terms of what Lodi – as a winegrowing region with its own natural attributes, unlike any other region in the world – has to offer.
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A VISIT TO THE BLISSFUL WINERY AT LODI RUMORED TO BE “THE NEXT NAPA” AND “THE NEXT SONOMA”!
California boasts 80% of all American wine (as of 2019). Among them, Napa and Sonoma are known as excellent production areas. California is a world-renowned area that produces a lot of rare and expensive cult wines, but with its vast and diverse climate, California has many other attractive wine regions. The focus this time is on Lodi, which is easily accessible from San Francisco and San Jose. Why is it drawing attention as “NEXT Napa, Sonoma”? Find out why.
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Journeys of Discovery: Culinary star crafts farm-fresh cuisine in Lodi
Chef Bradley Ogden’s stellar career includes more than fifteen international culinary awards including 2004 Restaurant of the Year for his Bradley Ogden at Ceasars Palace in Las Vegas, and “Best California Chef” bestowed by the James Beard Foundation. Even though Ogden remains involved in the management of Marin’s Lark Creek Inn and One Market Street in San Francisco, Ogden is now based in Lodi, where he is culinary director at Wine & Roses Inn and Resort.
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Journeys of Discovery: Growing organic Zinfandel at Lodi’s Lucas Winery
Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with David Lucas, founder of Lucas Winery in Lodi, California. Lucas started the winery with his wife Heather in 1978, when there were only three other wineries in the entire AVA. Today there are more than 90 wineries in the region, but Lucas Winery has a unique niche, as they farm the oldest head-pruned Zinfandel vines in North America.
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There’s Something Decadent Happening in the Lodi Wine Region
Lodi’s beloved Wine & Chocolate Weekend returns on February 7-9, 2020, to celebrate its 23rd year.
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We’ve gotten it all wrong about Lodi wine
Before I moved to California to begin my job with The Chronicle, I didn’t know much about Lodi wine — and I honestly didn’t think there was much to know. My only real exposure to the region came while working at an East Coast wine shop; the Lodi wines we sold there were cheap, jammy and sickly sweet.Oh, but how wrong I was. Discovering the wines of Lodi has truly been one of the great pleasures of my job over the last few years.
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Journeys of Discovery: It’s “Freakshow” time at Lodi’s Michael David Winery
The Phillips family homesteaded in Lodi, California shortly after the conclusion of the Civil War. Fruits, vegetables and grapes were staple family crops for decades. The Phillips’ roadside fresh produce stand remains a Lodi destination, but its shelves and bins are equally weighted with the family’s wines.
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Journeys of Discovery: Mettler Family Vineyards—from vine to wine for 100 years
Correspondent Tom Wilmer reports from Lodi, California, where he visits with Larry Mettler and his daughter Kim Mettler Ealls at Mettler Family Vineyards.
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Journeys of Discovery: Iberian varieties at Lodi’s Bokisch Vineyards
Correspondent Tom Wilmer reports from Lodi, California, where he visits with Markus and Liz Bokisch at Bokisch Vineyards.
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Tempranillo Wines to Try in Lodi
Celebrate International Tempranillo Day, or any day for that matter, at one of the following 13 Lodi wineries!
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Wine 101: Wine Tasting for Beginners
New to wine? Let us fill you in on some easy ways to become a Lodi wine expert.
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Wine 101: How to Pair Lodi Wine with Dessert
Enjoying a dessert wine with a dessert (or perhaps as dessert) can transform a meal into a decadent and indulgent experience. Here’s what you need to know to top off your meal with flair!
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Traveling to Lodi Wine Country
There are many ways to get to the Zinfandel capitol of the world! Whether you prefer to travel by car, train, or plane – we’ve got you covered!
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Top 10 Things to Do in Lodi According to TripAdvisor Users
It can be overwhelming while looking at the plentiful activities to do while planning your trip to Lodi, CA. That’s why we looked at YOUR opinions on TripAdvisor to see what your fellow visitor loves about Lodi!
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#PlanForVacation 2020
Planning a trip to a new (or familiar) place can seem daunting. However, with a little help from this guide, your next trip to #visitlodi is sure to be worry-free. Here are some of the major annual events that Lodi is well known for to help you plan your trip for 2020, broken down by month.
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Keep your New Year’s Resolution in Lodi
With December coming to a close, our attention turns to 2019, and how we can improve our lives and make the New Year, the best we can make it!
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A Perfect Pairing for Super Bowl LII
Football is the quintessential American sport. Zinfandel is widely regarded as America’s grape because it is the quintessential American success story.
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Fun Pairings for the Albariño’s of Lodi, California
Nancy Brazil of Pull That Cork Blog takes us through some fun food and wine pairings with three Lodi Albariño’s
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5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Lodi, California
Lodi is the perfect oasis for rest, relaxation, and really good food. Whether in town for a whirlwind weekend or just whisking your honey away for the day, here are five unique ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Lodi.
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A Dog-Friendly Guide to Wine Tasting in Lodi, California
“Have dog, will travel” is a motto my husband and a travel-crazy me swear by and so it is no surprise that every year we try to aim for at least three road trips with Babu, our beloved Tibetan Spaniel Mix.
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Four Reasons Why Lodi, California Is For Wine Lovers
Lodi is a hidden gem among California’s wine regions. In the last decade or so, Lodi’s reputation for premium quality grapes and wines has dramatically ascended and captured the attention of wine lovers across the United States.
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Explore Lodi’s Downtown Tasting Rooms
Lodi Wine Country certainly is beautiful, but if you prefer not drive through the country, don’t fret! We have over a dozen tasting rooms downtown that offer a variety of wines produced by local wineries.
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How to Host a Lodi, California Themed Wine Tasting Party
If you’re looking for a fun and educational way to learn more about wine and share that experience with friends, consider having a wine tasting party.
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Cheers to Lodi: Exploring California’s Central Valley wines
Cheers to Lodi: Exploring California’s Central Valley wines
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Old Ghost Wine From 127 Year Old Vines
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Wine & Chocolate: A Match Made In Heaven
An irresistible weekend filled with handcrafted wine and decadent chocolate.
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With wine, food, and outdoor fun, Lodi is the place to catch your breath
Laid-Back Lodi Has All You Need To Unplug
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8 Fantastic Experiences In Beautiful Lodi, California
For generations, Lodi was an unsung but premium supplier of grapes to winemakers around the country.
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Gift Suggestions for the Man in Your Life
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5 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Wine-Tasting Party
A wine-tasting party is the new dinner party — a trendy way to gather your friends for a night of conversation and good times, over some good wines.
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5 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Wine-Tasting Party
A wine-tasting party is the new dinner party — a trendy way to gather your friends for a night of conversation and good times, over some good wines.
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Why Lodi Is the Most Exciting US Wine Region You’ve Never Heard of
Some young and approaching cult-level status with their “cool-kid” followings—have noticed the potential of the region and have bought vineyards here or are sourcing fruit for their own labels. Together, they’re producing a fascinating range of Lodi wines, with bright, aromatic character profiles that are themselves somewhat shocking, especially if your reference point is the now-dated big, ripe fruit bomb.
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6 Surprisingly Unique Lodi Wines
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Michael David Winery is Our American Winery of the Year | Wine Enthusiast’s 2020 Wine Star Awards
The year 2020 has been one of milestones for Michael David Winery. The sixth-generation Lodi, California producer, led by brothers Michael and David Phillips, finished an ambitious winery expansion and visitor experience overhaul
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Lodi is the new destination to explore distinctive whites
Vintners in appellation creating diverse selection of single-varietal wines
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Gifts for the Food and Wine Lover on Your List
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Discovering Lodi’s Best Places To Take Your Dog With
Lodi, California is known for its wine! But don’t think that’s all it’s about. If you’re up for some fun with your pup, here are Lodi’s best dog-friendly spots.
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An Insider’s Guide to Visiting Lodi, Calif.
A local takes you on a tour of things to do in this California town
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Discover expansive wineries, gorgeous gardens, unique varietals in Lodi
Wine tasting is a different experience in these days of social distancing, but winery owners and their staff are as nimble as they are talented.
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Five Essential Wine Accessories
As your enthusiasm for wine grows, before you realize know it, it evolves from a fun activity into a hobby. If you’ve reached that point in your journey from casual wine drinker to wine enthusiast, then it’s time to invest in wine accessories that will enhance your experiences with wine.
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From the Vine: Pair these Lodi wines with your Super Bowl spread
“Real Simple” asked sommelier Laura Burgess to come up with the perfect wines to pair with game day. I’ve taken her list a step further, suggesting wines from Lodi to go with her food and wine recommendations.
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From the Vine: Lodi wines win big at Chronicle wine competition
Several Lodi wineries were awarded Best of the Class in the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of North American wines with 6,703 entrants.
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Wine 101: Five popular wine myths exposed
Learning how to enjoy wine can be a daunting experience. There is a myriad of wine jargon, grape varieties, wine regions and style of wine. It’s no wonder that some wine “myths” have become so prevalent. These misconceptions can sidetrack your wine journey. We’re here to help. Here are five popular wine myths exposed!
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Journeys of Discovery: Lodi winemaker credits Cal Poly’s ‘Learn by Doing’ philosophy
Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Dan Panella and assistant winemaker and 2017 Cal Poly grad Sierra Zeiter.
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The Best Family Restaurants in Lodi
Lodi is known as the Zinfandel capitol of the world, pulling in countless visitors each year for wine-tasting. However, the city is also known for being open and inviting to families. The following list compiles the ten best family restaurants in Lodi, according to TripAdvisor users.
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Five Offbeat Lodi Wines for Thanksgiving
Lodi wine country, which is home to more than 100 grape varieties, has got you covered for your Thanksgiving meal!
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What You Need to Know about Biodynamic, Organic and Sustainable Wines
There are many ways that wines are marketed to consumers. Sometimes it’s cute labels or noting that a wine is “Award winning”; or it may be how a wine is packaged, such as the weight of the wine bottle to convey “luxury”.
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Wine 101: Decanting Wine
First let’s demystify decanting a wine a bit. Decanting wine is simply pouring wine from a bottle into another vessel.
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Wine 101: Storing and Aging Wines
Here are some practical recommendations about the best ways to store and age your wine so that you enjoy them as much, or perhaps more than you did the day you bought them.
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Wine 101: Serving Temperature Matters
In many ways wine is like food. One of those ways is that wine will taste best when it’s served at the right temperature.
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Pairing Cheese and Wine in Lodi
Whether you are hoping to entertain at home or looking for a great snack on the wine trail, cheese and charcuterie are to wine what the sun, soil and water are to winegrapes! Lucky for you, Lodi has just the shop to fill your cheese needs!
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Top Reasons to Bring Your Dog to Lodi
For some, the wine will be a man and woman’s best friend when you visit Lodi, but it doesn’t have to be the only friend!
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Bokisch Vineyard & Cindy Della Monica Announced as 2019 Winery and Tourism Advocates of the Year
Visit Lodi!, the official visitor’s bureau of Lodi, California, announced today that Bokisch Vineyards has been named the 2019 Winery of the Year and Cindy Della Monica of Cheese Central the 2019 Tourism Advocate of the Year and will be honored at the 13th Annual Tourism Luncheon on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
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Adam Mettler Named 2018 Winemaker of the Year
Lodi Winemaker Adam Metter of Michael David Winery and Mettler Family Vineyards was announced as Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s selection as the 2018 Winemaker of the Year!
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A Night Out in Lodi
If you’re looking for a vibrant, fun and exciting nightlife scene, you’ve found your next vacation destination! There are plenty of things to do after dark and lots of options for you night owls.
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Five Rut-Busting White Wines from Lodi California
Admit it. You know there is a whole wide world of wine out there, but you still cling to a handful of favorites. Right?! It’s comfortable, but you can do better
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Five Lodi Wines for Your Thanksgiving Table
Before you know it America’s holiday, Thanksgiving will be upon us. Recommending wines for Thanksgiving is almost always risky business. We like to hedge our food and wine pairing bets with a few bottles of wine. That way, there’s something for everyone!
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Four Rut-Busting Red Wines From Lodi California
Admit it. You know there is a whole wide world of wine out there, but you still cling to a handful of favorites. Right?! I know it’s comfy, but you can do better!
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Take A Sip Of Lodi, California’s Sparkling Wines!
Sparkling wine is trending these days!
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7 Kid-Friendly Wineries in Lodi, California
Here is a list of 7 Kid-Friendly wineries in Lodi, California.
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Lodi, California Rosé – Summertime in A Glass
Summer is upon us, and rosé season is in full swing. With the combination of Lodi’s classic Mediterranean climate and over 100 grape varieties, look to Lodi to slake your thirst for a crisp, refreshing glass of rosé.
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Lodi, California Women in Wine
Check out these articles about Lodi women in the wine industry, and this doesn’t even scrape the surface around here!
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February Wine of the Month
Each month we’ll be featuring a Wine or Varietal of the Month from our local wineries.
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How to Pair Wine and Food
Follow these five guidelines to make the best wine and food pairings at home.
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January Wine of the Month
Each month we’ll be featuring a Wine of the Month from one of our local wineries.
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True Romance: A Weekend Getaway in Lodi, California
Wine country is calling to you and your sweetheart. Step into the charm of Lodi and leave feeling the romance. Lodi, California is the perfect couple’s escape. Sip. Seek. Spark.
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A Weekend in Lodi Wine Country by The Texas Wineaux
Lodi Wine Country – The next big wine country destination! Well, kind of…Let me explain.
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Lodi, California’s Ancient Vines
Hidden in plain sight: the treasure that is Lodi’s (endangered) ancient vines.
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Get To Know Lodi Petite Sirah
The new year offers an opportunity for new beginnings. With over 100 different grape varieties grown in the Lodi Wine region, what better time than the new year to try a new to you, grape variety?
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What Your Favorite Wine Enthusiast Really Wants This Holiday Season
Are you shopping for a gift for your favorite wine enthusiast for the upcoming holiday season? We’ve got the perfect recommendation!
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Lodi, California on the Travel Channel
10 Great Small Towns for Big Vacations and Lodi made the list!
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Family Fun and Winter Cheer in Lodi, California
While other cities might be bundling up and staying in, Lodi is buzzing with winter wonder.
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Five $20 or Less Lodi Wines for Fall
As the foods on our tables change to reflect the season, the wines in our glasses change too.
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Get Your Rhone on in Lodi Wine Country
Rhone varietal wines are made from 22 specific grapes varieties that thrive in the Mediterranean climate of the Rhone Valley in Southern France. The most well-known of the Rhone grape varieties include Syrah, Mourvèdre, Grenache Noir, Viognier, and Roussanne.
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Celebrate National Zinfandel Day with Lodi Zinfandel
Lodi is the self-proclaimed Zinfandel Capital of the World for good reason. Lodi is California’s largest grower of premium Zinfandel; crushing 40% of the state’s crop each year. But it goes beyond that.
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A Taste of Lodi’s Historic Vineyards
Lodi is among the leaders in California with 18 historic vineyards listed with HVS, including seven which have been validated and registered with the HVS.
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5 Tips for Pairing Wine and Chocolate
Here are suggestions for pairings of wine and chocolate that will help your palate get the most out of both.
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Pairing Food and Craft Cider with Scotto’s Wine and Cider
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Lodi, California Winter White Wines
A list of five Lodi White Wines perfect for the White Wine lover in these cold Winter months!
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A Traveler’s Guide to Wine Tasting in Lodi
Expand upon your knowledge of wines from the West Coast with this convenient guide to the best places in Lodi, CA to discover your new favorite vintner!
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Lodi Wine: Something for Everyone
Lodi has a well-deserved reputation for producing some of the world’s best Zinfandel. But the Lodi wine-growing region offers so much more than world-class Zinfandel.
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Make It a Special Occasion: Out on the Town in Lodi
Whatever the occasion, there’s always a good reason to celebrate in Lodi. From contemporary craft cocktails to Zinfandel vines that date back to the 1880s, there’s more than one way to raise a glass and salute a special occasion here.
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Live Music in Lodi, California
Summer has arrived, and so have several live music line-ups here in Lodi, CA.
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Get in the Holiday Spirit in Lodi, California
Whether you love shopping, dining or wine tasting, there is certainly something to do for everyone in Lodi. Featuring fun ideas on what to do and where to go this holiday season.
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The Perfect Picnic in Lodi: Where and When to Go
As the days get a little cooler in California, one of the best ways to enjoy Lodi’s dramatic fall foliage and scenery is with an outdoor picnic. In Lodi, there’s no shortage of opportunities for an indulgent meal on a blanket or at a table in the crisp air and late summer light.
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#LodiStories: Behind the Wine
Visit Lodi! presents #LodiStories: Behind the Wine, a series exploring the lives of locals who help give Lodi its character and charm. Lodi, California is known for its award-winning wine, but what gives the destination its warmth and passion are the people who call this city home.
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Lodi Native – A Showcase for Lodi Terroir
Lodi has a well-deserved reputation for being the “Zinfandel Capital of the World”. Many of the wines on which it has built its reputation could be described as big, bold and ripe with plenty of oak influence. It’s a style that sells well because it is popular with a majority of consumers.
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Get to Know a Vintner: Jeremy Trettevik of Jeremy Wine Co.
Learn about Jeremy Trettevik of Jeremy Wine Co. and learn how he made his winery dream a reality.
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Lodi’s Legendary Ancient Vine Bechthold Vineyard
With a wine-grape growing history that dates back more than 100 years, Lodi has a richly deserved reputation for old vine vineyards.
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Sustainable Winegrowing: Lodi Makes the Case
If you’ve ever wondered about the difference between sustainable winegrowing and organic wine, you’re not alone. There are all kinds of labels out there to confuse us, from the familiar green and white “USDA Organic” sticker to phrases like “contains sulfites” or “made with organic grapes.”
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Summery Events You’ll Only Find in This Central Valley Hotspot
There’s never been a better time to explore Lodi’s roots. Check out these inspired summer events you’ll only find in Lodi.
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For The Love of Lodi Wines: Ten Whites to Try
Do you know that Lodi leads all California wine regions for tonnage crushed of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, and Verdelho; and is second for Pinot Gris?
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A Girls’ Getaway in Wine Country
Gather the girls! It’s time for a ladies-only getaway to lovely Lodi, California!
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The Central Valley’s Most Notable Vineyards (and When to Visit)
Lodi is home to more than 85 wineries, and with so many options, deciding which vineyards to visit can be a daunting task.
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5 Great Low-Cost or Free Activities in Lodi, California
In many ways, Lodi is dripping with culture, outdoor activities, and world-class wine and food, but that doesn’t mean you can’t tour the area on a budget.
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Top 5 Things to do This Halloween
When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ’tis near Halloween!
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Explore a Thriving Arts and Culture Scene in Wine Country
Lodi continues to build its well-deserved reputation as a Central Valley vacation destination
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7 Reasons Why Lodi, CA Is Perfect For Your Destination Wedding
Getting married? Why not bring your friends and family into Lodi, CA to toast your special day with some of the world’s best wines and vineyards!
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Fē•nix Restaurant in Lodi, California Wine Country
A dining experience that makes an average day feel like a special occasion.
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Discovering New Cheeses in Lodi
It is always great to discover new foods to add to your diet, and it can be exciting whenever a new and unusual tasting experience presents itself.
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Food Trucks: A Growing Appetite for Roaming Restaurants
Check out Lodi’s top four-wheeled food options.
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2017 Lodi Annual Events Guide
Learn about Lodi’s signature annual events.
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A Foodie’s Guide to Lodi, California
Lodi, California is already renowned for its great-tasting wine, but its culinary scene is just as flavorful.
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Peak in Lodi Again
John Fogerty said he never actually visited Lodi when he wrote the classic line, “Oh Lord, stuck in Lodi again.”
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The 9 Best Places to Take Pictures in Lodi
With so many photos being taken by powerful phones and cameras alike, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with the many choices that a city has to offer! Here are the 9 best places to take pictures in Lodi, according to Yelp users!
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Top Kids Activities in Lodi
The beautiful thing about Lodi is that it’s not just one kind of trip.
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Wine Folly’s 8 Alternative Wine Trails of California
Just a few steps off the beaten wine trail you’ll find these fascinating pockets of less traveled wine country. The scene is low-key and the tastings are cheap (and sometimes free). If you’re the adventurous type, these wine trails are worth exploring.
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How a Root Beer Giant Emerged in a Wine Lover’s Paradise
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Cranes Come Calling: 22nd Annual Sandhill Crane Festival Arrives in Lodi
Every fall, thousands of greater and lesser Sandhill cranes arrive in the California Delta, ready to spend their winters vacationing near Lodi. For 22 years, the Sandhill Crane Festival has celebrated the ancient birds’ arrival, along with the wildlife and natural beauty of the Lodi area.
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Bike Lodi: Beautiful 55 Mile Delta River Ride
It’s not a loop or a circle. It’s not an out and back. It’s a 55-mile destination ride where you just keep going, one way, all the way to Sacramento.
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Lodi Beer Trail
Lodi Beer Trail
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Summer Concert Series
This weekend officially kicks off the summer and Lodi hosts some of the best concert series of the season.
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10 Best BFF Gifts To Give In 2020
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10 Wineries/Restaurants For Anyone Whose Motto Is: Eat Well, Live Well
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Summer Time Beers
Beer, like wine can be seasonal. Just as one might turn to lighter-bodied, chilled wines when the mercury peaks in August and September, there are “summertime” beers.
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What’s Brewing in Downtown Lodi, California’s Local Craft Beer Scene
Lodi, California’s wine region has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the top wine regions in the United States, but Lodi also has a thriving craft beer scene.
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Explore Lodi’s Vibrant and Growing Art Scene
Art is everywhere in Lodi. You can taste it in a glass of locally grown Zinfandel, smell it wafting out of specialty cheese stores on School Street, and hear it playing inside trendy restaurants serving delicious culinary expressions on a plate.
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5 Fun Facts You Never Knew About Lodi
​Nowadays, Lodi, California, is a hotspot for wine lovers and art connoisseurs, but there’s a lot about this Central Valley city that most people don’t know.
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Score the Freshest Craft Cocktails in California’s Central Valley
We know fresh food tastes better, but what about fresh cocktails?
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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day In Lodi
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Great Food — Off the Beaten Path
Are you looking for great food that is off the beaten path?
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9 Fan Favorite Lodi Dishes You Should Absolutely Try Right Now
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Lodi, California Farm Stands and U-Pick Farms
Visitors can pick up juicy tomatoes, fresh stone fruits, sweet cherries fresh from the vine.
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Top 5 Best Dessert Places In Lodi
Are you craving something to satisfy your sweet tooth?
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The Best Breakfast Restaurants In Lodi
The Best Breakfast Restaurants In Lodi
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Lunch in Lodi: Loco Poke
The VisitLodi! team swings by Loco Poke to see why you should consider them for your lunch in Lodi.
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Become a Lodi Tourism Ambassador
Lodi Tourism Ambassador training helps create a positive experience for Lodi visitors so they come back again and again.
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A Family Day in Lodi
While Lodi is known for the amazing wine scene it boasts, there is so much to do beyond wine tasting!
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The 10 Best Tacos in Lodi
Americans love eating tacos. In fact, it is estimated that last year Americans consumed over 4.5 billion tacos.
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Top Vegan Restaurants in Lodi
When traveling, it can sometimes be a challenge to find suitable vegan options that provide something other than salad. Try these top-rated vegan-friendly restaurants when you #visitlodi, according to Yelp users.
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California Dream Eater Visits A Moveable Feast in Lodi, California
California Dream Eater samples the signature savory sandwiches and life changing loaded fries at the most popular food truck in Lodi, California.
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Unearth Lodi’s Agricultural Gems
No matter the season, Lodi always has fresh, local produce just waiting to be relished. Be sure to get out and enjoy the many farm stands, farmers’ markets, olive orchards, and U-pick options available throughout the year.
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What’s in Season: An Interview With Cheesemonger Cindy Della Monica
Summer’s in full swing in Lodi, just 90 miles east of the San Francisco Bay Area. And with its bustling farmers’ markets, rolling farmlands and picturesque vineyards, Lodi’s food scene blooms with fresh, local ingredients.
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Breakfast Burrito Bike Ride
Who doesn’t like a good burrito!
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Ice Cream Shops in Lodi, CA
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream…in Lodi! We’ve put together a list of ice cream and frozen yogurt shops in Lodi, CA that will definitely satisfy any sweet tooth.
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Quinoa and Spinach Stuffed Tomatoes
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Events
Headwaters Kayak turns winter on the water into an event
It may be getting colder outside, but that doesn’t mean the paddling season has to end. Headwaters Kayak Shop has planned two paddle events that will allow Lodians and others from surrounding areas to enjoy the rare experience of an afternoon on the Mokelumne River during the fall and winter seasons.
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Visit Lodi! Invites you to the 12th Annual Tourism Luncheon
The event will highlight the latest in local tourism and honor Lodi’s 2018 Tourism Advocate of the Year and Winery of the Year.
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Mother’s Day Events in Lodi, California
Treat your mother to a special day in Lodi Wine Country!
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10 Best Gifts for Mom
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Warm Up Your Winter in Lodi, California
Warm up your winter with some delicious mulled wine perfect for a quiet night in, girls night out, or at your holiday parties!
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10 Gifts That Keep On Giving
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Bay Area day trip: A Lodi wine country jaunt
Lodi offers all sorts of sipping and picnicking pleasures in much more laid-back style, all within an hour or two.
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5 Romantic Indoor Ideas for Valentine’s Day During a Pandemic
5 Romantic Indoor Ideas
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Bike, Stay, and Explore
Bike Valley to Sierra is an opportunity to make San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuloumne, Calaveras and Alpine Counties a regional cycling destination.
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Working Through the Pandemic: Employer Guidance During COVID-19
Working Through the Pandemic: Employer Guidance During COVID-19
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2020 Essential Road Trip Checklist
We’ve put together the Essential Road Trip Packing List to ensure you’re running smoothly throughout the trip.
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Hill House: Inn and Event Venue
Business Profile: Hill House: Inn and Event Venue
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Visit the Zinfandel Capital of the World by Train
The Amtrak San Joaquins is perfect for traveling to Lodi wine country, as it makes the ideal designated driver for a day full of wine tasting.
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Experience Lodi Courtesy of Your Tax Return
Tax season may not be everyone’s favorite time of the year, but we sure know a universally loved time.You know…the time you receive your tax return!So with your wallet flush with cash, we thought we’d give you five ways to “treat yo’ self” with your return!
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Three Wineries and a Cafe
While on the ride, you can taste wine and enjoy lunch with a slice of freshly baked pie! Or, head out early and a enjoy a mid-breakfast stop.
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Top 10 Dog Friendly Wineries in Lodi, According to Yelp Users
Lodi is know for its many dog-friendly businesses, but which wineries rank on top of the list, according to Yelp users?
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Chillable Red Wines For Summer
As the dog days of summer approach, what is a red wine lover to do? Popular red wines like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Zinfandel can feel too heavy to be refreshing during the summer, but there are plenty of alternatives for red wine lovers.
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Visitor Resources in Lodi, CA
We put together a couple of critical items to help you start planning your memorable stay in Lodi Wine Country!
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Discover the Beauty of the Sandhill Cranes in Lodi, California
Lodi’s skies are alive with the vibrancy and grace of the Sandhill Cranes. Come delight in the majestic spirit of this species.
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It’s Easy Being Green in Lodi, CA
Are you traveling with an electric vehicle and want to make sure that you’ll have a place to charge when you get to Lodi? We’ve got you covered!
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Family Fun in the Summer Sun
Heading to Lodi with your family in tow? You’re in luck because there are lots of fun-filled activities to choose from.
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Natural Beauty and Outdoor Adventure Draw Travelers to This California Wine Region
Adventure is calling in Lodi, California, a destination that draws visitors from all over the world with not only its award-winning wine, but also its outdoor adventure.
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What to Expect at Lodi's Grape City Con
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10 Can’t-Miss Spots in Downtown Lodi, California
While Lodi, California’s famous wineries are a favorite tourist attraction, it’s our vibrant downtown that has been earning praises lately, too. Restaurants, tasting rooms, specialty boutiques and more make up its laid-back persona. So if you’re planning a visit to Lodi Wine Country, plan to spend a day exploring the brick-lined streets of downtown. Here is a list of 10 things you cannot miss!
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An Introduction to Lodi's Award Winning Wine Region
Learn about Lodi’s famous vineyards.
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Beginner’s Guide to Cycling in Lodi
Lodi, California, is already revered for its famous vineyards, but what some people may not know is there’s an active cycling scene here, too. After all, with so much lush landscape, it seems only natural that travelers would choose to tour Lodi by bike.
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View Sandhill Cranes in Lodi, CA
Surrounded by thousands of acres of nature preserves, Lodi is paradise to avid birders and nature lovers.
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New Year’s Eve Events in Lodi, CA
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A Guide to Picnicking in Lodi
The vines are green, the sun is shining, and fresh farm-to-table food is everywhere to be found in beautiful Lodi, California. What better time to pack a picnic and spend the day outdoors? Here are a few tips for planning your Lodi picnic adventure.
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Celebrate Father's Day in Lodi, CA
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Public Art in Downtown Lodi
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A Guide to Cycling Events in Lodi, California
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5 Ways to Share Your Holidays with Us in Lodi
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Family-Friendly Fun in Lodi
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Plan Your Next Date in Lodi!
Are you looking for a new and unique idea for date night? Lodi has so many different activities that will make your date a fun-filled time, and if this is a first date…you’ll definitely get a second one!
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What Makes Lodi the Zinfandel Capital of the World?
Lodi is considered the Zinfandel capital of the world because our vineyards produce about 40 percent of the premium Zinfandel in California and because Lodi Zin has unique characteristics that appeal to aficionados and everyday wine drinkers alike. Let’s take a look at the three main reasons why Lodi has become so well known for!
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Brix and Hops – Craft Beer and BYOF!
While Lodi is best known for its world-class wine, you should know that it is also home to a burgeoning craft beer scene.
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Take a Spa Day in Lodi, California
Looking to relax? Let Lodi’s luxury spas melt your cares away. Leave your stress behind as you escape the busy grind, in Lodi, California.
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Wine Tasting in Lodi, California
How to get the most out of a visit to Lodi Wine Country.
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Play Pokémon GO in Lodi, CA
Have you tried the latest craze for Pokémon GO?
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