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Great Wines of Lodi, Part II: Markus Wine  Co.

Great Wines of Lodi, Part II: Markus Wine Co.

In our recent inaugural visit to Lodi we had the good fortune to meet one of the most unusual characters in that emerging region: Markus Niggli.  Come to think of it, he would be one of the most unusual characters in any wine region.  A native of Switzerland, Markus has worked in vineyards and wineries around … Continue reading Great Wines of Lodi, Part II: Markus Wine Co.

Great Lodi Wines, Part I: Acquiesce Winery

Great Lodi Wines, Part I: Acquiesce Winery

At first blush, "acquiesce" would seem to be a peculiar choice for the name of a winery.  According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the verb "acquiesce" means:  "accept something reluctantly but without protest."  Sue Tipton is the owner and winemaker of Acquiesce Winery in Lodi, California, a wine region whose most commonly planted varietal is … Continue reading Great Lodi Wines, Part I: Acquiesce Winery

Lodi: You’ll want to get stuck there

Lodi: You’ll want to get stuck there

Most of us know the words of that classic Credence Clearwater Revival song, "Lodi." Just about a year ago I set out on the road Seekin' my fame and fortune Lookin' for a pot of gold Thing got bad things got worse I guess you will know the tune Oh Lord, stuck in Lodi again … Continue reading Lodi: You’ll want to get stuck there