The Wall Street Journal Disses Zinfandel

  By Charles Olken The other day, New York winecritic, Lettie Teague of the Wall Street Journal, wrote a column in which she smacked Zinfandel up one side of its head and down the other. Now this might be news except for two things. Ms. Teague does not drink Zinfandel, and that she got much of her information about Zin from a friend who lives in the Dry Creek Valley but who does not like Zinfandel....

Ready to get your Zin on?

Ready to get your Zin on? via Traveling Wine Chick: Zinfandel Experience Banner (zinfandel.org) My new job in Napa starts January 20 and later that week, January 23-25, wouldn’t you know it? There’s the Zinfandel Advocates & Producers’ (ZAP) All New Zinfandel Experience in San Francisco calling my name! Those that know me know I had my first Zinfandel moment in 2009...

Ridge Geyserville Vineyard

Ridge Geyserville Vineyard The 2007 Ridge Geyserville Vineyard is a blend based on Zinfandel. Blueberry and blackberry notes start the fruit profile on the front palate. This wine is bold and dominated by a sweet plummy core on the mid palate. It finishes a bit harsh, but this Ridge is a great ‘barbeque’ wine – and a serious one at that.Score: 88/++ via Alontin’s Australian...

The Joy of the Aged Zinfandel – 1998 Ridge

The Joy of the Aged Zinfandel – 1998 Ridge You might also like:Ridge – 64 1999 Biale Old Crane Ranch Zinfandel, Twelve Years Later – 136 Pine Ridge Winery – 27 Tags: 1998, Alicante Bouchet, blackberry, Carignane, cinnamon, herbs, Mataro, tarragon This entry was posted on Sunday, April 25th, 2010 at 9:16 pm and is filed under Petite Sirah, Zinfandel. You can follow any responses to this entry...

The Spice Route Winery – a winery that I visit and love

The Spice Route Winery – a winery that I visit and love via Cape Town Wine: Charl du Plessis describes himself as a beer drinking winemaker, preferring micro-brewed Jack Black lager. This makes sense when you consider that Charl is a scratch golfer and cyclist who has completed the Cape Epic and Cape Pioneer Mountain Bike stage races several times – what better way to quench the thirst...

1999 Biale Old Crane Ranch Zinfandel, Twelve Years Later – 136

1999 Biale Old Crane Ranch Zinfandel, Twelve Years Later – 136 You might also like:Robert Biale Vineyards – 136 & WBW! The Joy of the Aged Zinfandel – 1998 Ridge White Crane – 120 Tags: 1999, Napa Valley, Zinfandel This entry was posted on Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 1:51 pm and is filed under Napa, Uncategorized, Zinfandel. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0...