Mokelumne Glen Vineyards

(209) 369-5755 8441 E. Schmiedt Rd.
Lodi, CA 95240
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Our family is in its third generation of growing winegrapes. We still keep four old Tokay vines for sentimental value in recognition of what started it all for the Lodi area. All four present family members are involved in grape-growing and winemaking. Our label shows an artist's rendering of our vineyards and the edge of the Glen. We began home winemaking in the mid 1970's and initiated commercial production with the 1998 harvest. We seek to offer consumers a choice of wine varieties and styles that differ somewhat from many on the market today, by offering German and Austrian varieties and wine-making styles. Our viticultural practices include cane pruning (seldom used in the Lodi area) and expanded vertical trellis. We also use a dual irrigation system utilizing the most favorable benefits of both drip and sprinkler. Our efforts to establish a "natural balance" in our fields also include biological controls, a minimum of pesticide use and ground covers. Our winemaking practices include Read more »

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  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Dornfelder

    History of the grape: Dornfelder was created in 1955 by German oenologist August Herold at the Weinsberg wine institu...

  • Kerner

    Kerner was bred by German scientists in 1969. It is late-budding and frost-resistant, making it ideal for the cool gr...

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  • There’s nothing quite like having wine friends. After all, our mutual ... ... have to say the visit to Mokelumne Glen Vineyards and meeting Bob and Mary Lou Koth was the most memorable experience of my time in Lodi.  Sitting at picnic tables under the shade of decades old oak trees, cooled by gentle delta breeze, tasting new-to-me wines, liste... Read More

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  • Day 2 update:I think the biggest takeaway from this trip is going to be...It ... ... Bob and Mary Lou Koth of Mokelumne Glen Vineyards. They’ve been growing grapes on their property since the early 1960s. They are set apart by their dedication to mostly white German varietals, which the Koth’s feel are underutilized and underappreciated in the... Read More

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  • Without further ado, I am here to deliver our first update on our journey ... ... German Varietal Tasting at Mokelumne Glen Vineyards with winegrape growers Bob and Mary Lou Koth.- Dinner at Pietro’s Trattoria in LodiDo you think we’ll make it to dessert?I’ll check back in tomorrow and let you know -- with some updates on our exploits thrown i... Read More

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  • Hi everyone, This thread is dedicated to your thoughts about the wines of Lodi, more specifically for those who attend next week's virtual tasting. Here is a link to the virtual tasting page: tasting will take place next Wednesday, June 3rd, at 8:30pm Eastern/5:30pm Pacific.         ... Read More

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  • Mokelumne Glen Vineyards Gewurztraminer Lodi German Collection NV


    Meh - I've had better. A tad dry for me, but not sour. Gewurz always has a nice spicy aroma. Crisp & light. That's about it. Read More

    Wine review by StukNlodi

  • Mokelumne Glen Vineyards Riesling Lodi German Collection 2008


    Meh - I've had better. A bit dry for riesling. Subtle aroma. If you like dry wine, but find Chard too bitter, try this one. I wish they made a late harvest riesling. Read More

    Wine review by StukNlodi

  • Mokelumne Glen Vineyards Kerner Lodi 2006


    It says off-dry but still a little too dry for me. German style wines are light & crisp. I think these wines go well with fruit & cheese trays, spicy sausage, brats & mustard. Read More

    Wine review by StukNlodi

  • Mokelumne Glen Dreirebe 2009


    Yum. This is a late harvest blend, but not heavy syrup. Easy to drink. Nice pear flavor on finish. We enjoyed it with a tray of prosciutto wrapped melon. Paid $20 at the wine center. Read More

    Wine review by StukNlodi

  • Mokelumne Glen Dreirebe 2009


    No written review

    Wine review by garden89

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