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Lodi: The Sleeping Giant in California Wine
Lodi produces a tremendous amount of fantastic wine in California. Here are a few wineries you should get to know better.


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Peltier's General Manager, Hanno Bezuidenhout, samples the wine.


For decades, it has been quiet, but far from a sleeping giant, producing an astounding amount of grapes for countless wineries throughout California.”
For more than 150 years, grapevines have flourished in Lodi on farms that have rarely changed hands. Instead, they have been proudly passed from grandfather, to father, to son and daughter.

Through the years, these multigenerational farming families have crossed paths in many ways, tightly weaving the legacy that stands behind Lodi wine. Lodi enjoys a classic Mediterranean climate. For decades, it has been quiet, but far from a sleeping giant, producing an astounding amount of grapes for countless wineries throughout California. Quality, not quantity, is what draws savvy wine tasters here.

Peltier Winery

In the heart of the Lodi appellation, Peltier Winery & Vineyards is an innovative, cutting-edge winery and custom crush facility dedicated to producing outstanding wines from its own sustainably grown grapes. The family-owned winery produces an impressive portfolio of single varietals, blends, and a dessert wine.

INSIDER TIP
Wine lovers are invited to visit now and be part of its exciting growth period in the temporary pop-up tasting room, open daily in Acampo.

CONTACT
209-367-4882
peltierwinery.com
22150 N. Kennefick Road
Acampo, CA 95220

Peltier Winery

Lodi Vintners

This winery was founded in 1991 by the Rippey family, fourth-generation Napa natives. The tasting room is housed in a little stone cottage. Fascinating winemaking techniques, including giant concrete fermentation tanks and flash détente technology, assure guests that they’ll always discover something new. Plus the calendar is filled with events and educational seminars.

INSIDER TIP
Fascinating winemaking techniques, including giant concrete fermentation tanks and flash détente technology, assure guests that they’ll always discover something new.

CONTACT
209-368-2019
lodivintners.com
3750 Woodbridge Rd.
Acampo, CA  95220

There’s always something fun going on at Lodi Vintners.

Acquiesce Winery & Vineyards

With a passion for Rhône varietals and the word “acquiesce” as her mantra, Winemaker Susan Tipton lovingly crafts a stellar lineup of unique Rhône-style white wines including Picpoul Blanc, Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Viognier, Belle Blanc, and Grenache Rosé. The wines, styled to be pure and food friendly, are bottled in graceful French wine bottles befitting their contents.

INSIDER TIP
Experience food loving wines paired with small bites in their 100 year-old converted barn tasting room.

CONTACT
209-333-6102
whitewinewinery.com
22353 N. Tretheway Road
Acampo, CA  95220

Acquiesce Winery & Vineyards

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