Legendary Video Series – Zin Star

October 19, 2020 | By leah

On Lodi’s west side is a Legendary Vineyard that plays hard to get. A Zin Star zinfandel might be difficult to get your hands on but will be well worth it. Find out how the Lucas Family has created a legend with passionate stewardship of this Legendary Vineyard. Stay tuned as we release more clips […]

Legendary Vineyards Video Series: Lizzy James

October 13, 2020 | By leah

In Eastern Lodi, deep roots and generational mixing have created a legend like none other. Lizzy James Vineyard is iconic. In our latest Legendary Vineyards video learn how Kyle Lerner lets the fruit from this amazing vineyard take the spotlight in their single vineyard Zinfandel. Stay tuned as we release more clips that feature individual […]

Preserving the Zinfandel Legacy of Mendocino County

September 23, 2020 | By leah

What’s true of this whole county is also true of Mendocino County’s Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards, which are largely off the beaten path. It is particularly true with the historic high-elevation sites that are at the Ciapusci, Gianoli, Perli and Zeni ranches off Fish Rock Road, which runs along the windy, timber-laden ridge that separates the […]

History in a Bottle — Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards

September 14, 2020 | By leah

1885. Grover Cleveland was sworn in for his first term as president of the United States, the Washington Monument was dedicated, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York harbor, and the first Zinfandel vines were planted on steep, rocky limestone slopes in what is now known as the Ueberroth Vineyard in Paso Robles. Situated […]

Legendary Video Series: R.W. Moore

September 14, 2020 | By leah

In Coombsville, Napa County lies a rare survivor of the area’s cabernet craze.   Legendary RW Moore.  Planted in 1905, these head trained vines capture the heat from the volcanic soil and develop flavor in a unique way. Find out why its “everything you think of when you think of Old Vine Zin in California.” […]

Legendary Vineyards Video Series: Lytton Springs

August 17, 2020 | By leah

Tucked away on the edge of Dry Creek valley lies a 100 year old legend. Explore Lytton Springs Vineyard with Dave Gates of  Ridge Vineyards, as he shares how they tend these vines through their golden years. Stay tuned as we release more clips that feature individual vineyards in the coming months. It’s time to […]

Legendary Zinfandel – Tasting a Site

August 4, 2020 | By leah

by Mary Cessler of Vindulge   “What makes a single vineyard special is that it expresses a personality. If you’re willing to play nicely with [the vineyard], it will show you that personality.” – Julianna Martinelli Almost any winemaker will tell you that site matters in the production of a great bottle of wine. But wine […]

Legendary Vineyards Video Series: Maple

August 4, 2020 | By leah

The history of wine grape growing in Dry Creek Valley dates back over 140 years and includes more than 9,000 vineyard acres. The region is best known for its celebrated Zinfandel with family farms dominating the tight-knit agricultural community. Explore a Dry Creek Valley treasure in our latest Legendary Vineyard video, featuring the Maple Vineyard. […]

Legendary Vineyards Video Series: Monte Rosso

July 6, 2020 | By leah

Towering above the Sonoma Valley is a Legend of Legends. Who better to introduce our latest Legendary Zinfandel Vineyard than its caretaker, Brenae Royal.  Learn why enjoying a Monte Rosso Zinfandel is like having a glass of history.  Stay tuned as we release more clips that feature individual vineyards in the coming months. It’s time […]

Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards of the Contra Costa County AVA

June 16, 2020 | By leah

The East Bay area is known as the suburbs of the city of San Francisco (in fact, the phrase contra costa means “across coast” in Spanish). The BART takes tourists and commuters all the way from SFO to Oakland, to northern East Bay cities like Richmond, southern Bay Area cities like San Jose (as of […]

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