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Articles tagged with Zinfandel

  • Challenging Wine Personalities

    Over the years, multiple varieties have made the news for one reason or another. Some, like Gewurztraminer, suffer from difficult to pronounce names....


  • From the Cellar: Zinfandel

    I’ve had Zinfandel on my mind as of late. From attending the ZAP Festival in January right up to my recent efforts to pair grilling recipes with Zins,...


  • Bedrock Vineyards

    Bedrock, a word filled with connotation, and one well-chosen for Morgan Twain-Peterson's fledgling wine company. The son of one of California's Zinfandel...


  • California Zinfandel: A Lesson in Vintage and Regional Success

    Zinfandel, it’s no secret that I have carried on a long and intimate relationship with you. There is so much you offer. Sometimes you're a bit rough and...


  • Top Zinfandel Values

    I make no secret of my love for Zinfandel. It’s California’s greatest red wine, with Petite Sirah making it a competitive race. Yes, that goes against...


  • 8 Elegant Zinfandels

    After last week’s look at value-oriented Zinfandel, I was pretty excited to jump into and taste some higher end wines. I love Zinfandel’s many...


  • Pairing Zinfandel

    It’s the dog days of summer. During these times I find myself most often at the grill. Whether it’s a weeknight, weekend or holiday, the grill is where I...


  • Zinfandel Bucket List

    When you think of Zinfandel, what region comes to mind? For me, first and foremost it’s the Dry Creek Valley. This is followed by Paso Robles and Sonoma...


  • Top 5 Zinfandel Under $15

    Zinfandel has a perhaps well-deserved reputation of being a wine that goes well with barbecue. The problem is that the reputation overlooks many of the finer...


  • Dry Farmed Wines

    Today I want to take a moment to consider the impact wine making has not just on our lives, but also on the world around us. It can be a very intensive type...


  • Winery of the Year

    Why Talty? Why not someone who makes more wines, who is more able to handle the vagaries? The answer is easy. I’m not really that interested in knowing...


  • The $2500 Wine Cellar, part 2

    And we’re back. Just to refresh your memory, I’m laying out suggestions for building a wine cellar on a budget. That’s how we’ll start and will build...


  • Top Zinfandel Producers

    During our Global Tasting Initiatives, we try to offer guidance regarding what wines in the marketplace are among the better buys. While I am proud of the...


  • 2009 Zinfandel Tasting Notes

    Zinfandel, it’s kind of the black sheep of the family, isn’t it? It’s the kind of grape everyone likes to disparage, yet there always seems to be some...


  • 2008 Sonoma Zinfandel

    I’m kicking off 2012’s first Global Tasting Initiative with Zinfandel, one of my favorite domestic wines and one that seems to be too easily dismissed by...


  • California's Best Grapes

    Want to know what I really drink when it comes to domestic wines? The truth is a little bit of everything, but I really do love my Zins and Petite Sirahs....


  • Great Sonoma Zinfandels at ZAP Festival 2011

    For the past two weeks, I've run through many of the wines that will be featured at this week's ZAP Zinfandal Festival, which starts today and runs to...


  • ZAP Zins: Dry Creek Valley

    For several reasons, the Dry Creek Valley really is ground-zero for the finest Zin production. Not only are there a disproportionate number of ancient...


  • Sneak Preview: Sonoma Zinfandels at ZAP Festival 2011

    Last week, we went through some of the non-Sonoma County Zinfandels that will be featured at the upcoming ZAP (Zinfandel Advocates & Producers) annual grand...


  • Top Zinfandels from California

    The following are some Zins that I think are standouts at this year's ZAP Annual Zinfandel Festival in San Francisco, January 27-29. With hundreds, if not...


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