• 'Normal' Growing Season in Lodi Could Make for an Epic Vintage

    1 month ago - By Lodi Wine

    A worker carries a tote filled with Clairette blanche at Acquiesce Winery in Acampo .
    Lodi transforms during harvest.
    The area takes on a different look and feel.
    Earthy aromas waft as workers tend the vineyards, and pick-ups line roads in clusters here and there where the action is taking place. Tractors amble on two-lane byways, creating a line of trailing passenger cars waiting for the chance to pass.
    Much of the picking takes place at night when the air is cool. Harvesters, flood lights glaring, appear like UFOs from a scene in “ War of the Worlds ,” assembling to stage a sneak attack...
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