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A visit to the blissful winery at Lodi rumored to be “the next Napa” and “the next sonoma”!


California boasts 80% of all American wine (as of 2019). Among them, Napa and Sonoma are known as excellent production areas. California is a world-renowned area that produces a lot of rare and expensive cult wines, but with its vast and diverse climate, California has many other attractive wine regions. The focus this time is on Lodi, which is easily accessible from San Francisco and San Jose. Why is it drawing attention as "NEXT Napa, Sonoma"? Find out why.

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Journeys of Discovery: Culinary star crafts farm-fresh cuisine in Lodi


Chef Bradley Ogden’s stellar career includes more than fifteen international culinary awards including 2004 Restaurant of the Year for his Bradley Ogden at Ceasars Palace in Las Vegas, and “Best California Chef” bestowed by the James Beard Foundation. Even though Ogden remains involved in the management of Marin’s Lark Creek Inn and One Market Street in San Francisco, Ogden is now based in Lodi, where he is culinary director at Wine & Roses Inn and Resort.

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Journeys of Discovery: Growing organic Zinfandel at Lodi’s Lucas Winery


Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with David Lucas, founder of Lucas Winery in Lodi, California. Lucas started the winery with his wife Heather in 1978, when there were only three other wineries in the entire AVA. Today there are more than 90 wineries in the region, but Lucas Winery has a unique niche, as they farm the oldest head-pruned Zinfandel vines in North America.

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Headwaters Kayak turns winter on the water into an event


It may be getting colder outside, but that doesn’t mean the paddling season has to end. Headwaters Kayak Shop has planned two paddle events that will allow Lodians and others from surrounding areas to enjoy the rare experience of an afternoon on the Mokelumne River during the fall and winter seasons.

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