Meet the Maker

August 20, 2018

Heather Pyle-Lucas, The Lucas Winery How’d you get started?  I do not come from an agricultural background, but I fell in love with wine and winemaking while studying for my bachelor’s degree in Zoology at U.C. Davis.  I went on to get a master’s degree […]

Rooted in History, Barsetti Winery & Vineyards

August 20, 2018

When Janis Barsetti Gray was deciding on a place to open her wine-tasting room with her husband Richard in 2014, she could have chosen Lodi. After all, Lodi was at the heart San Joaquin’s reputable wine industry. It made total sense for her to set […]

A Guide to Lodi Grenache

August 20, 2018

McCay Cellars 2014 Grenache Abba Jeremy Wine Co. 2016 Grenache, Tamura Vineyard Bokisch Vineyards 2015 Garnacha    

Last of Summertime Sippin’

August 20, 2018

Before long, fall will be knocking on the door, and everything will be coming up pumpkins. But for now, you can soak up the last days of summer with a flight of Lodi Rosé at Rosewood Bar and Grill. The bustling downtown Lodi restaurant began […]

On the Town

Grape to Glass

August 20, 2018

It’s harvest time in Lodi Wine Country How do you know when it’s harvest time? When the harvesters are carefully traversing down major thoroughfares? When you smell the musty aroma of fermenting fruit? Or, is it when you see the countryside abuzz with workers toiling […]

Meet the Maker

July 25, 2018

Markus Niggli of Markus Wine Co. How did you get started? My first career was in tourism, which allowed me to travel the world. I was able to explore the wine regions in Australia, US, Europe, and South Africa. I came to the realization that […]

Viaggio Estate & Winery

July 25, 2018

A Tuscan-style villa with manicured grounds, riverfront access, and dreamy rows of walnut trees and vineyards keep the guests at Viaggio Estate & Winery on site for hours on end. “Almost everybody that comes out says, ‘We were wine tasting for the day and you […]

Wine Tasting

May 31, 2018

A Region Worth Every Drop: Browse Wine Country, Lodi Style. Peruse nearly one hundred wineries with tastes as unique as the families that made them. (MAKE IN CAPS) Whether you’re a local or someone in search of that perfect sip from afar, Lodi offers tasting […]

Weddings

Elevated Wine Country Tasting: Oak Farm Vineyards

May 29, 2018

When Heather and Dan Panella, owners of Oak Farm Vineyards, were tasting their way through Sonoma wine country, they had an ‘aha’ moment. While touring Kunde Winery, they experienced a personalized wine tasting and an elegant cheese and charcuterie board to snack on while sipping. […]

Meet the Maker with Cassandra Durst of Durst Winery

May 29, 2018

What’s your winemaking style? I’m a fan of Old World European wines that are lower in alcohol and meant to be enjoyed with food. I try to make Durst wines in the same style. Winemaking is a perfect fit for me because it allows me […]

McCay Cellars

May 29, 2018

Nothing goes unnoticed in our humble little heart of downtown Lodi. So, when Michael McCay of McCay Cellars opted to transform an old abandoned building on Sacramento Street into a rustic wine tasting retreat, avid fans of McCay’s artful blends rejoiced! “We moved from our […]

Join Jeremy for Farmers Market Thursdays in the Courtyard

May 29, 2018

Looking for a place to hang your hat after shopping the Lodi Farmers Market? Look no further than Jeremy Wine Co., a boutique winery nestled in downtown Lodi. Their patio is as charming as they come—complete with seating for a crowd and exposed brick walls, […]

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