Lodi is known for being one of the most diverse growing regions in California, but until fairly recently, it never quite got the attention it deserved. Located between the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the San Francisco Bay, it’s twice the size of Napa Valley and home to a number of forgotten grape varietals from all over the world.
For generations, philosophers and writers have talked about the artistry of wine, how it plays on the senses and conveys an array of emotions, but most people forget to mention that it’s also serious science.
For those who know the Venge name, they know it’s synonymous with truly exceptional winemaking. Kirk Venge has greatness in his blood: his father Nils Venge was… Read more “First Cut”
Have you ever gone to an industry wine tasting event in your pajamas? Or have a winemaker come to your house to have you taste through their… Read more “Virtual Delectability”
Not many Winemakers can say they were “born in a barn,” but in the case of Unturned Stone’s Owner & Winemaker Erin Mitchell, that’s exactly what happened.… Read more “No Stone Unturned”
Once a year, Napa Valley’s Laird Family throws a massive party for their wine club members: Lairdapalooza! And this year they really pulled out all the stops.… Read more “Lairdapalooza!”