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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Lodi!
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Seasonal Sensory Experience: An Approach to Wine Tasting with Peltier Winery
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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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Lodi Offers Wine Tasting Like it Used to Be
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Old Vines In Lodi Area Still Producing
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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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A New World of Zinfandel from Lodi’s 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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11 Best Wineries in Lodi: A Weekend Travel Guide
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Wine 101: Wine Tasting For Beginners
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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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Old Ghost Wine From 127 Year Old Vines
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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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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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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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Gifts for the Food and Wine Lover on Your List
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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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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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6 Surprisingly Unique Lodi Wines
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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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: 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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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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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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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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Lodi, California on the Travel Channel
10 Great Small Towns for Big Vacations and Lodi made the list!
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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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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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Lodi, California’s Ancient Vines
Hidden in plain sight: the treasure that is Lodi’s (endangered) ancient vines.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Live Music in Lodi, California
Summer has arrived, and so have several live music line-ups here in Lodi, CA.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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