Wednesday, July 31, 2013 12:00 am
Get the oak barrels and stainless steel tanks ready. Local wine grape experts say harvest will come about two weeks early this year.
Friday, May 10, 2013 7:07 am
She radiates confidence and sex appeal. Her long hair — always fiery red with subtle waves hanging around her shoulders — is her signature. Sometimes she appears frivolous and carefree, her body wrapped around a wine bottle with that wide red smile. Other times, she is contemplative; lying at the edge of the Lodi Lake with a glass of purple wine in her hand and strappy heels on her feet.
Saturday, December 15, 2012 12:00 am
With today's widely accessible social media technology it is easy to hold a business meeting online, or manage a tutoring session by webcam. But is it possible to host a wine tasting event over the Internet?
Saturday, November 17, 2012 12:00 am
Grape growers in the Lodi Appellation are having a booming year, but experts say it’s too soon to reveal the great prices Lodi winegrapes are earning.
Saturday, May 19, 2012 8:58 pm
Thousands of visitors from all over the country flocked to Lodi Lake on Saturday to enjoy some sunshine, spring breeze and 40-odd zinfandels for the city's annual ZinFest, a showcase of the area's many wine offerings.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 12:00 am
Lodi will be seeing some late-season showers this week as two separate storms roll into the area.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 12:00 am
From a lofty perch about 15 feet above the soil, a family of owls lay claim to the vineyard stretching out below. They only come out of their box at night. A small collection of mice and gopher skulls piles up on the ground after meals.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 12:00 am
Beverages & More!, a California chain that sells primarily beer, wine and liquor, has plans to open a location in Lodi at the corner of Kettleman Lane and Lower Sacramento Road.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 12:00 am
Viñedos Aurora, one of Lodi's newest brands, is also one of
Lodi's hottest. First, and most importantly, the quality of Viñedos
Aurora wines is impeccable: a purplish power-packed yet finely
chiseled Petite Sirah; a dreamily balanced and multi-scented
Cabernet Sauvignon/Tempranillo/Merlot blend called Síntesis; and a
light, minerally, whippersnapper of a dry white made from the
Saturday, January 14, 2012 12:00 am
Most would assume that the departure of the 20-year leader of a
group would be tough, but for those on the Lodi Winegrape
Commission, it is a bittersweet farewell.
Thursday, January 12, 2012 12:00 am
A three-year investigation into the work of a University of
Connecticut researcher who focused on the health benefits of
resveratrol — a chemical in red wine — found 145 instances of
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 12:00 am
The gloomy sky is threatening rain, but Lodi-area winegrape
growers are optimistic that this week's storm won't destroy the
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:00 am
Despite its decades-old presence in the Lodi area among
grape-growers, ETS Laboratories decided they just were not close
enough with their clients.
Thursday, May 26, 2011 11:13 am
Here is the list of Tokay High School graduates for 2011:
Operated by Stuart Spencer of the Lodi Winegrape Commission, St.Amant is a reliable producer of high quality Zins, not only from Lodi. The Marian’s Vineyard is a block of 109 year old vines, part of Mohr-Fry Ranches.
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 12:00 am
For the third consecutive year, the estimated value of
agricultural production in San Joaquin County has topped $2
billion, according to a report released Tuesday by county
Agricultural Commissioner Scott Hudson.
Thursday, May 13, 2010 12:00 am
Here is a list of winners from Saturday's Walk for the Health of
Monday, September 14, 2009 10:00 pm
Water is life, but too much during winegrape harvest season can
create too much life and become a grower's worst nightmare.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 10:00 pm
When it started 12 years ago, the Wine and Chocolate Weekend in
Lodi had about seven participating wineries. This year, the event,
which takes place this Saturday and Sunday, touts 40 participating
Monday, January 12, 2009 10:00 pm
No one knows exactly what the new year will bring, but the
News-Sentinel talked to several local experts to try to get a sense
of what 2009 will bring to the Lodi-Galt area.
Friday, May 16, 2008 10:00 pm
Katie Todd Performance in
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:00 pm
The growing practice of dry farming vineyards isn't too common
in California, and it's even less common in Lodi. According to area
growers, only a few vineyards use dry farming, and that's mainly
due to area the vineyards are located in.
Monday, February 25, 2008 10:00 pm
In Lodi's wine country, where bold, flavorful Zinfandels are
king, there's no controversy about high-alcohol content wines -
consumers love them.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 12:00 am
Robert Mondavi would never have made such a huge impact on the
wine industry if he hadn't visited the famous wineries of France
that inspired his relentless quest to improve his own wines. That's
why the Lodi-Woodbridge Winegrape Commission began the "Lodi
Technical Tasting Group" about 18 months ago: to give local
winemakers and owners an understanding of the achievements of
wineries outside our home town.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 10:00 pm
A San Joaquin County jury has affirmed that California wineries
have the right to use any distributor they want rather than be
locked into long-term contracts.