2M Mobile Canning Co.

Ever wonder how your favorite beverages end up in cans? Well, when drinks like beer, wine, and coffee are created locally, businesses often reach out to third party companies to package their goods. That’s why four Lodi locals who favor local flavors founded 2M Canning, […]

What’s Happening—Local Food and Wine Scene

New to the Scene Meat and Drink Downtown Lodi’s Blend Ultra Lounge has cooked up something fun and exciting for locals looking to hang after work. Owners Michael and Alexis Thorpe have teamed up with Amin Mozeb, a master mixologist, to open Meat and Drink […]

What We’re Sipping Now

As we lead into fall, we’re swapping out herb-and-citrus-heavy beverages with savory sippers to match the crisp cool evenings and shorter days harvest season brings upon us. The First Leaf at Towne House Restaurant is just the cocktail to welcome this new season. Crafted using […]

Wine Storage 101

Living in the heart of Lodi Wine Country, we have access to some of the finest wines around. But the real question for wine lovers is always this—how do you store it? Whether you have a wine refrigerator, a closet, or a wine cellar, we’re […]

SJ City Guide

12 Wines to Try

1)  January You can never go wrong with a bottle of bubbly. Especially, when ringing in the New Year. There is something about the tiny effervescent bubbles and the clinking of glasses that will make you want to keep the celebration going! 2) February February […]

Wine Dine 209

By the Numbers 1850 The first grapes were planted by Captain Charles Weber, founder of Stockton 1852 The first major vineyard was established at the southern edge of the appellation 1886 The world renowned Bechtold Vineyard is planted by Joseph Spenker 1986 The Lodi Appellation […]

Off the Beaten Path

Just off the beaten path on the outskirts of Lodi Wine Country lies Know Place. Its nestled amongst old buildings in the tiny town of Victor, population 293, and it’s one of those places that is hard to explain; everyone has a different impression of […]

Local Food and Wine Scene

Wine News Cliché Wine Co. Another new tasting room is open in Lodi Wine Country. Cliché Wine Co. is the second location for Peltier Winery. But this isn’t just the same business at a second spot. Owners Rodney and Gayla Schatz are changing up the […]

At Home Mag


Paskett Winery, a small estate off of Peltier Road that specializes in small lots of lesser known varietals and award-winning blends, isn’t like any other winery in Lodi. In addition to focusing on grapes not found at many Lodi wineries, Paskett’s owner and winemaker, Lorraine […]

Fall in Love with Fall Blends

The hot weather is beginning to fade as warm days give way to cool evenings, welcoming wine drinkers to pull out that stash of darker reds they’ve been hiding all summer. When summer turns to fall, I reach for a red blend to celebrate the […]

Pour Decisions

Year round the bartenders inside local establishments are busy conjuring up new recipes to delight guests with. From dark sippers heavy on the alcohol to refreshing basil-and-lime concoctions perfect for summer sipping, cocktails—and the bartenders who craft them—are definitely bringing their A-game to San Joaquin […]

Local Wine A-Z

From albariño to zinfandel, Lodi is brimming with tasteful wineries and bottles of vino ready for all of San Joaquin County to enjoy. Follow along as we count down 24 of our favorite things about Lodi Wine Country—from sustainable farming practices to the best varietals […]

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