Nestled between the San Francisco Bay and the Sierra Nevada Mountains lies Lodi Wine Country, a region fast becoming one of California’s true wine stars.
Lodi’s classic Mediterranean climate yields wines that are balanced and full bodied, with fruit-forward flavors and aromas. From bold Zinfandel to luscious Viognier, consumer-friendly Lodi wines are winning awards and drawing rave reviews.
Behind the natural gifts of climate and soil are the passionate people of the Lodi appellation. Their drive for excellence vibrates an energy that makes Lodi North America’s most exciting wine region.
Many of Lodi’s winegrowing families have been here for over 100 years. These families are genuinely rooted in the soil, and provide Lodi with an engaging authenticity. Their values are expressed in the widespread adoption of sustainable viticulture practices, ensuring that these vineyards will be farmed for generations to come.
Over the last decade these dedicated winegrowers have sparked a remarkable transition, one that has catapulted Lodi into the vinous spotlight. Their quest for quality has spawned a new Lodi, one teeming with wineries offering wines that are among California’s most sought after.
Today the hand-made, boutique wines of Lodi range from silky, aromatic whites to powerful, intensely satisfying reds. Traditional varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Zinfandel abound, but exciting new varieties like Pinot Gris, Verdelho, and Tempranillo entice more adventurous winelovers to Lodi.
Come learn more about this exciting wine region that is making its mark in the world of fine wine.