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2022 GREEN MEDAL AWARDS for SUSTAINABILITY NOW OPEN!

2022 GREEN MEDAL AWARDS for SUSTAINABILITY NOW OPEN!

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2021.  BY WINE INSTITUTE. California vineyards and wineries are encouraged to apply for the 8th Annual Green Medal Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards, with applications now being accepted at greenmedal.org. ABOUT CALIFORNIA GREEN MEDAL...

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VARIETY FOCUS: PINOT VARIETIES

VARIETY FOCUS: PINOT VARIETIES

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2021.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. Pinot noir is the grape of Burgundy, which is among the most revered red wines in the world. Pinot noir is also a very old grape variety. In fact, Roman writings suggest Pinot noir was already cultivated in Gaul...

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KAREN ROSS TO SPEAK AT LWC 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

KAREN ROSS TO SPEAK AT LWC 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2021.  BY LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION. PLEASE JOIN US in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Lodi Winegrape Commission and honoring the accomplishments of its dedicated winegrowers and wine community on Wednesday, November 17, from 5:00 to 7:30pm...

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A SHORT HISTORY ON WINE MAKING IN CALIFORNIA

A SHORT HISTORY ON WINE MAKING IN CALIFORNIA

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2021.  BY AXEL BORG, DISTINGUISHED WINE & FOOD SCIENCE BIBLIOGRAPHER EMERITUS, UC DAVIS. The story of wine in California begins with the story of the Spanish in California. Vineyard planting in the state began with the Spanish Franciscan...

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THREE GRAPES OF THE MOMENT DURING LODI’S 2021 HARVEST

THREE GRAPES OF THE MOMENT DURING LODI’S 2021 HARVEST

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Featured Image: Close-up of 2021 Carignan harvest in Lodi's Spenker Ranch, planted in 1900. As we come into the middle of Lodi's 2021 winegrape harvest, it is as good a time as any to focus on three grapes that represent...

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DUE DILIGENCE IN VINEYARD PURCHASES

DUE DILIGENCE IN VINEYARD PURCHASES

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2021.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. Whether initiating a new vineyard business or expanding an existing one, the likelihood of success depends on careful consideration of as many pertinent factors as possible at the outset. This includes...

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Events

Dec
6
LWC BOARD MEETING
Barrel Room – Lodi Grape Festival
2:00 pm
Dec
7
CD11 LODI IPM NETWORK BREAKFAST MEETING
Burgundy Hall – Lodi Grape Festival Grounds
8:00 am
Dec
7
WINERY MARKETING COMMITEE MEETING
Lodi Winegrape Commission
9:00 am

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