Lodi’s Oldest Operating Winery Continues to Pioneer

Lodi's First Winery Continues To Pioneer

          The story of Oak Ridge Winery is one of pioneers. Not only because it is the oldest operating winery in Lodi, California, or because it’s five generations strong in farming and winemaking, but it’s run by a mostly female team.   The Story Begins   In 1906, Angelo Maggio arrived […]

California Regionality of the Zinfandel Grape

        I recently had a chance, thanks to Zinfandel Advocates and Producers (ZAP), to explore the differences of various regions of the Zinfandel grape in California. I gathered with three family winemakers to make the virtual comparison.   The June “Zinfandel Vineyard Tours and Caves” was moderated by travel journalist, Paul Rubio, […]