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Critics take notice of Zinfandel’s “coming of age”

Critics take notice of Zinfandel’s “coming of age”

Up until only recently, according to wine journalist Rod Byers CWE, Zinfandel has been presented as “the Oakland Raiders of wine… loud, proud, unruly, and unapologetic.” But at this past January’s ZAP (Zinfandel Advocates & Producers) Grand Tasting, Byers noticed an increased “sophistication” in the Zinfandels. In a report entitled Zinfandel grape comes of age, Read more…

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California or France? 1976 Paris Judging

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Wines.com adviser Denman Moody reflects on the historic blind tasting competition between California and French wines which took place in the 1976 in Paris. Stags Leap and Chateau Montelena beat all famous French wines to the shock of the world. Denman explains why California wines and French wines are different. He also presents information about Read more…

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