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The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT®) is pleased to announce that LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards of Lodi, California has won the platinum medal in BRIT's 2014 International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing competition. LangeTwins topped the field this year based on the winery's on-going programs that address the three elements of sustainability-environment, economic, and social-as well as wine taste.


The Lodi District Grape Growers Association will hold a local water seminar at 10 a.m. Aug. 7 at Oak Ridge Winery, located at 6100 E. Highway 12.


Have you ever tasted a glass of Lodi Zinfandel and wondered if you could make your own? It's quite possible with the help of organizations such as the Lodi Amateur Vintners Association


The amendment, released this week, also sets a public meeting to hear comments in an ongoing effort to change the county's ordinance


Aerial spraying of pesticides may have drifted onto Lodi vines; extent of loss is yet to be determined


Lodi Vintners will open the room in a little cottage at 3750 E. Woodbridge Road, the former home of Cycles Gladiator Wines, which closed down two months ago.


The 128-year-old vineyard owned by Jessie's Grove is the oldest in the Lodi area


" ... it is likely that residue levels will degrade substantially to levels below established glyphosate residue tolerances and below detectable levels for imazapyr."


It's possible that some Lodi and other San Joaquin County grapes may be rejected this year if they show residue of the broad-range herbicides Roundup Custom and Polaris SP


Craig Ledbetter expects production this year to be 5 percent to 10 percent below average. However, compared to the previous two years, his 2014 crop could be as much as 35 percent smaller


Like a 25-year-old zombie, the Delta Wetlands Project has lumbered out of the shadows again to threaten Delta farmland by flooding two islands for water storage, turning two others into habitat and eliminating 14,824 acres of productive farmland in the process.


The farmers and business executives were hosted in Lodi and Galt by the Northern California World Trade Center and Gayaldo International. Discussion centered on how regional producers can be drivers of innovation, global partnerships and economic growth.


Who'd have thunk? That a planting by a retired Lodi schoolteacher and longtime home winemaker would become the largest, most serious collection (over 40 cultivars!) of German and Austrian grapes in the U.S.


"We want to find out the full extent and reach of what happened."


The Lodi Amateur Wine Makers (LAVA) announces a competition for home winemakers. The competition, called The Bottle Shock Open, is accepting entries now through July 15th. "We have a very active club with the expertise and manpower to put on a first class event," explained LAVA President John Bischoff.


The Kautz family, successful farmers in Lodi since the early 1900s and innovative and award-winning grape growers since the late 1960s, have announced an all-encompassing rebranding of their Ironstone wines in the 2013 vintage.


Twain-Peterson is calling his Schmiedt Rd. property Katusha Vineyard; which, he explains, is Russian for "Katherine." Explains Twain-Peterson, "It's Katusha because the vineyard came up for sale two days before Mother's Day (in 2014). My stepmother's mother, who is of German and Ukrainian descent, is named Katusha, and my mother is named Katherine.


Jillian Johnson is in love. There's not much that her husband (Yuri DeLeon) can do about it, since this is an affair that dates back to 2004 - some nine years before she even met Mr. DeLeon - when Ms. Johnson was still the head winemaker at Bonny Doon Vineyard, based in Santa Cruz.


The Lodi Rules is not just a catchy slogan; it is a 128-page workbook of sustainable winegrowing standards. There are 101 standards, and to be certified you not only need to pass at least 70, you cannot fail any of the six chapters.


If you want to pick up a few tips about sustainability from California winegrape growers, Mohr-Fry Ranches isn't a bad place to start

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