With 85+ Lodi wineries, Lodi Wine Country offers an amazing variety of tasting opportunities.
Visitors will find Lodi wine tasting rooms large and small, brand new and decades old. Although variety is abundant, one constant remains: the Lodi wine experience. Visitors to Lodi wineries will often find themselves sipping Lodi wine with a fourth-or-fifth generation winemaker, who is passionate about his product.
Lodi Wine Appellation
It is hard to talk about Lodi wineries without talking history. Lodi has been growing winegrapes since the mid-1800s and today is the largest appellation in California with over 190,000 acres in production. Known for hearty Zinfandels, Lodi is also home to all of California’s leading varieties, and has long been the leading producer for Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, and Sauvignon Blanc. Today Lodi has over 100 varieties in production and offers a vast portfolio of diverse wines.
Lodi Wine Events
Most weekends, Lodi wineries offer visitors opportunities to taste their award winning wines at unique events. Live music, barrel-tasting, Lodi wine dinners, food and wine pairings, and educational opportunities are abundant. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or new to the grape, you will find many fun and exciting things to do in Lodi Wine Country.
So what are you waiting for? 85+ Lodi wineries are waiting! Find out how to take a tour of our wineries or check out the Lodi Wine Trail Map to start exploring!