Lodi’s German-Austrian Collection

Lodi’s German-Austrian Collection

When you think Lodi you think all things Zinfandel. Did you know there is a German side to Lodi where there are 51 varieties of German and Austrian grapes planted. While I was in Lodi we met the Koth family, third generation grape growers. They grow the...
Summer Read: Wine For Dummies 7th Edition

Summer Read: Wine For Dummies 7th Edition

When you see a book titled Wine for Dummies it might make you think, “should I pick this up?” “What will people think?” BUT, if you want an intro to wine book..yes this is one for you and nobody is a dummy when it comes to wine, there is so much to learn. The 7th...
Making Bordeaux Affordable – Légende Wines

Making Bordeaux Affordable – Légende Wines

When you hear the term Bordeaux you immediately think of expensive out of reach wine. At least I do. However, there are many wines from Bordeaux that are not out of reach and are from those famous producers that you hear about at those cocktail parties. Left Bank...
Wine – Lordship – Rolls Royce: What They Have In Common

Wine – Lordship – Rolls Royce: What They Have In Common

What I find most interesting about wines is the back story. Having a friend who is deep into history and genealogy I love listening to her go on her long discussions on different families and where they originated and why they moved from place to place and what they...
A Glimpse of Lodi

A Glimpse of Lodi

A few weeks ago  Snooth invited me to join a group of wine writers in Lodi California. I really didn’t know much about Lodi except some really good Zinfandels come from that region. We had a Wine Bloggers Conference in Lodi but I was unable to attend a few years back....