• Maître de Chai finds “new California” wine in Lodi's Clements Hills

    11 days ago - By Lodi Wine

    Maître de Chai's Alex Pitts and Marty Winters in Clements Hills-Lodi's Stampede Vineyard
    Every “new” generation re-invents the wheel. Why not?
    Old-timers can recall when Robert Mondavi boldly proclaimed, in the late 1960s, that we are entering the “Golden Age of California Wine.” The 1976 “Judgement of Paris” - when a California Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon happened to “best” a collection of classic French wines of similar ilk - further emboldened the Golden State wine industry, and certainly captured the attention of wine lovers across the country and around the world. It is one of...
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