Lodi is the new destination to explore distinctive whites

Vintners in appellation creating diverse selection of single-varietal wines

Since the designation as an American Viticultural Area in 1986, Lodi vineyards have often disappeared within the shadow of those in the Napa Valley, Sonoma County and other regions. Fans of the AVA are aware of the not-so-well kept secret that Lodi produces high quality zinfandel, cabernet sauvignon, syrah and other red varietals at very competitive prices. Not lack of good soil or water, but lower land costs are the biggest driver of their pricing.

The real secret in Lodi is the...Read More