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2012 Edmeades Zinfandel

2012 Edmeades Zinfandel, Perli Vineyards, Mendocino County, California Edmeades has been setting the standards for California Zinfandel for decades. Winemaker Ben Salazar must have had the stars aligned for a fermentation of the most wonderful kind when he put this wine in the barrel. Huge and hulking with finesse like a runway model’s walk inside a […]

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Edmeades Zinfandel: Perfect with Pizza

Wine Review: 2013 Edmeades Zinfandel, Mendocino, California This 2013 Edmeades Zinfandel is medium-bodied with a light airy fruitiness characteristic. (more…)

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This Lodi Zinfandel Brings Generations of Lodi Terroir to the Table

Wine Review: 2011 Jessie’s Grove Westwind Old Vine Zinfandel, Lodi, CA The namesake for this Zinfandel is their prized Quarter Horse “Westwind.” (more…)

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2011 McCay Faith Lot 13 Zinfandel

Wine Review: 2011 McCay Faith Lot 13 Zinfandel, Lodi, California Sophisticated and elegant and with a vivid sense of place, this is a wine that captures everything you expect from a Lodi Zinfandel. The grapes for this wine are harvested from vines that will be 100 years old next year.  (more…)

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2011 Villa San Juliette Zinfandel

Wine Review: 2011 Villa San Juliette Zinfandel, Paso Robles, California I remember when the first reality show about wine, Corkscrewed: The Wrath of the Grape, debuted, we were really excited but not surprised the show was being filmed in Paso Robles. After watching the first few episodes, we also wondered how television producers Ken Warwick […]

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2012 Hess Collection Artezin Zinfandel

Wine review: 2012 Hess Collection Artezin Zinfandel, Mendocino County, California . Randle Johnson makes wines for the Hess Collection on a couple of different continents. I had the pleasure of interviewing Randle a couple of years ago and his enthusiasm for making and drinking wines is contagious. This Zinfandel wine from Mendocino illuminates the skill […]

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