As you may know if you follow this blog, I’ve been contributing to Visit Lodi! Conference & Visitors Bureau blog. Visit Lodi is the official travel website for Lodi, California. From time to time I share blog posts I’ve written for Visit Lodi here. I recently wrote a piece for Visit Lodi entitled Lodi’s Tempting Tempranillo.
Tempranillo, which means “little early one” because of its propensity to ripen earlier than other red wine grapes, is the noble grape of Spain. It has been the backbone Spain’s finest wines from Rioja and Ribera del Duero for centuries.
It is widely believed to be indigenous to northern Spain, though some believe it originated in France as a natural hybrid of Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir….
ARE YOU READY FOR A TASTE OF LODI’S TEMPTING TEMPRANILLO? THE REGION WILL BE CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL TEMPRANILLO DAY IN NOVEMBER
Try something new, discover Tempranillo! The 2nd Annual Lodi Tour of Tempranillo is taking place the second weekend in November, from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12, 2017.
Here’s how it will work: There is no pre-purchased ticket necessary. Visit any one of the participating wineries to collect a complimentary guidebook and begin your own self-guided tour of each of 13 producers participating in the Lodi Tour of Tempranillo. Each winery will have a different offering and many will offer special tastings only available at this event
Visitors can plan ahead with the Google Maps “Lodi Tour of Tempranillo Wineries” by clicking here.
Participating Wineries include:
Bokisch Vineyards | d’Art Wines | Dancing Coyote Wines | Durst Winery | Estate Crush | Fields Family Wines | Heritage Oak Winery | m2 Wines | McCay Cellars | McConnell Estates Winery | Riaza Wines | St. Amant Winery | Toasted Toad Cellars
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