Daily Archives: February 16th, 2011

Vicarmont Vineyards and Winery: In Love with Lodi

Vicarmont Vineyards and Winery vicarmont.com 16475 N Locust Tree Rd. Lodi, CA 95240 (map link) (209) 481-3386 So by this time, two members of our party were tipsy and one had hit palate fatigue (I’ll leave our audience to do the math on that one), which left me as the Last Palate Standing. It was […]

Clements Ridge: In Love with Lodi

Clements Ridge www.clementsridge.com 23225 Hwy 88 Clements, CA 95227 (map link) (209) 759-3850 Clements Ridge was a little farther out than the other tasting rooms we visited, but it was well worth the trip both for the wines and the beautiful tree-lined drive with views of the Snow-capped Sierras. At first we weren’t sure we […]

Heritage Oak Winery: In Love with Lodi

Heritage Oak Winery www.heritageoakwinery.com 10112 E. Woodbridge Road, Acampo CA 95220 (map link) (209) 986-2763 Heritage Oak offered a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere at their lovely tasting room. The facility is elegantly appointed with wood paneling and stone floors. It was a little bit of a surprise in contrast to the somewhat plain appearance of the […]

Macchia: In Love with Lodi

Macchia Winery www.macchiawines.com 7099 E. Peltier Road, Acampo, CA 95220 (map link) (209) 333-2600 As we approached Macchia we knew it was a happening place. Cars lined both sides of the country lane in front of the facility, and as we parked and got out of the car we heard the sounds of a live […]

Housley’s Century Oak Winery: In Love with Lodi

Housley’s Century Oak Winery .centuryoakwinery.com 22211 N. Lower Sacramento Rd., Acampo, CA (map link) (209) 334-3482 As we would rapidly discover over the course of our visit to Lodi during Wine and Chocolates weekend, the problem with visiting wineries during an event that attracts over 5,000 people is that you rarely have intimate tasting experiences. […]