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 […]

Sip-tacular!

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 […]

Weddings

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 […]

Accessible Vino

Thomas Allen Winery Award winning wines at an unbeatable price—that’s what Thomas Allen Winery offers its guests. A refreshing bottle of pinot grigio from the winery recently earned 91 points from Wine Enthusiast magazine and was featured in the publication as one of the best […]

Local Food and Wine Scene

Going for the Gold Intercoastal Vineyards One of Lodi Wine Country’s youngest brands has been raking in the medals in 2019. Owned by Rachelle and Mitch Spaletta, the winery is collecting accolades faster than the pair can make wine! The Rosé of Pinotage recently received […]

Parents Magazine

Tour of Lodi Albariño

If you are looking for something to do in August, be sure to check out the Lodi Tour of Albariño weekend in Lodi Wine Country. Taking place from August 9-11, this free event runs each day 11 AM-5 PM. Several Lodi wineries celebrate International Albariño […]

Dressing Down the Rehearsal

Fun tips for de-formalizing the night before A rehearsal dinner is a traditional part of any wedding event lineup. And to make sure your big day is snafu-free, it’s pretty much mandatory. But the practice doesn’t have to be followed by a big, fancy dinner. […]

3 Wine to Try

Red, White, and Blue to Celebrate 4th of July RED 2015 USA Cabernet This wine is your wine! The perfect bottle to uncork on the Fourth of July. It’s big, bold, and smooth with aromas of blackberry and black currant. Retail $17.76. Purchase at www.usacabernet.com […]

Drink to This!

Bernie’s Mixology serves fun in San Joaquin County Every time her family hosted an event, Bernadette Pimentel had a specific job. Family barbecues found her not manning the grill, but instead mixing up drinks for everyone to enjoy. “Before you know it someone had approached […]

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