by Pamela Dittmer McKuen - Travel Awaits
For generations, Lodi was an unsung but premium supplier of grapes to winemakers around the country. In 1986, Lodi was recognized as an American Viticultural Area. Long-time growers began producing and promoting their own small-batch wines, and newer vintners joined them. Lodi today boasts 85 boutique wineries and 70 tasting rooms as well as a faithful following of oenophiles. In 2015, Wine Enthusiast Magazine named Lodi its Wine Region of the Year.
Wine is central to Lodi’s everyday culture, but the city is also notable for art, history, cuisine, and outdoor recreation. Here are eight fantastic experiences to put on your Lodi itinerary. Read More from Travel Awaits