Oak Ridge Zinfandel Throw Down

We’ve recently been enjoying wines from Oak Ridge Winery in Lodi, California. For our throw down we’ll pit a 2012 Oak Ridge Old Vine Zinfandel at a cost of about $14 against their 2011 Reserve Zinfandel which costs $24. Our goal is to see if we can taste a $10 difference. The $14 Zinfandel exhibitsContinue reading “Oak Ridge Zinfandel Throw Down”

Gnarled Vine Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

We went to a trade show recently and were very impressed with the wines from Oak Ridge Winery in Lodi, California. Moss Roxx Ancient Vine Zinfandel is especially first-rate and the Oak Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon and Ancient Vine Zinfandel are very good value wines at about $14 retail. At our local wine store, the OakContinue reading “Gnarled Vine Cabernet Sauvignon 2012”

Oak Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Lodi

We recently shopped at the wine mega-store, Total Wine, and purchased the store’s best-selling Cabernet Sauvignon for about $14. I can see, or should I say taste, why it’s the store favorite. This Cab is a big, lush, fruit-filled delight from Lodi’s oldest operating winery, Oak Ridge. Fresh, ripe fruit on the nose and palate changesContinue reading “Oak Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Lodi”