Wine Varietals of Lodi

Lodi in Los Angeles: Diversity through unusual wine varietals

Most people think of Lodi as the land of Zinfandel especially old vine Zinfandel; however once you get to know the wineries of this area, you will discover that there are over 100 different grapes grown in Lodi. If you are a wine geek like me, you will love exploring some of the unique lesser-known

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Bokisch Vineyards Wines

Bokisch Vineyards: Bringing Spanish wine to Lodi

The diversity of types and styles of wine in Lodi is quite evident when you sample the wines of Bokisch Vineyards. With a bent on Spanish varietals, Markus and Liz Bokisch are one of the largest Spanish wine growers in the United States. Visiting the vineyard and tasting the wine, it became very obvious that

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Winemaker, Markus Niggli

Markus Niggli: Lodi’s new generation of winemaker

As a wine writer, I always strive to find something new and different. While in Lodi I discovered a winemaker, Markus Niggli that does just that. Not only does he utilize less common varieties but also he creates blends that set him apart from others. The wines of Markus Wine Co. are both unique and

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Lodi Wine

Lodi Wine: Discovering this Central Valley AVA

Recently WineLA arranged a tasting at La Brea Bakery showcasing LoCA, The Wines of Lodi California. The Lodi wine area, which is known as the Zinfandel capital of the world was also named in 2015 Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast. Today Lodi is not just known for Zinfandel; there is an eclectic

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