The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

I Have a Crush on Lodi

Valerie Stride, WSET ADV Certified

The 2016 Wine Bloggers Conference in Lodi, California has officially ended, and I can tell you I was left with a little more love for Lodi than I had before. During wine training courses, lots of knowledge is imparted on eager learners, but one thing I do recall learning about Lodi is that it was …

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Made in California, this 2011 vintage red is a bottle of… well… delicious adult grape juice. That’s right. None for the children. It was one of the juiciest and fruitiest wines I’ve had in a while. It wasn’t multi-faceted and it didn’t have a layered complexity. It was, as I’ve said, some really good grape …

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