Can we stop talking about Zinfandel being too high in alcohol?

By Randy Caparoso Originally posted in LoCA In a post that popped up term paper writing service on the multiple “Best Wine Blog” Award winning Terroirist site on September 13, 2014, contributor Isaac James Baker commented on six 2012 Lodi AVA grown Zinfandels produced under the Lodi Native banner: “Tasting all six together, I was stunned by the tremendous variation in …

VEloNAtiCan we stop talking about Zinfandel being too high in alcohol?

A history of the original “Lodi Natives”

By Randy Caparoso Originally posted in LoCA Did you know that the first winery to produce a rosé, or pink colored “White Zinfandel,” from the black skinned Zinfandel grape was Lodi’s El Pinal Winery — way back in 1869?  El Pinal did not survive Prohibition, and it would not be until the late ‘60s/early ’70s that wineries like David Bruce, Ridge, Monteviña …

VEloNAtiA history of the original “Lodi Natives”