Which means it’s unofficially, officially rosé season, right? We’ve been pouring Lange Twins Sangiovese Rosé quite often since trying it a few weeks ago when I was back at the vineyard for Zinfest (more on that below).
It’s the fastest growing category of wine in the United States, and for good reason. It’s the most gorgeous, light pink color, and opens with a soft, floral aroma.
In May I went back to Lodi and the Lange Twins vineyards to experience the beginning of grape growing season, and celebrate Zinfest. However, there’s something about that scene that just isn’t for me.
The festival is not only a celebration Zinfandel, the grape variety that thrives in Lodi (some local vines dating back to the late 1800’s), but also a celebration of community and the industry that brings nearly all of them together. Maybe it’s my intrigue for things that fly under the radar, the lesser known, the stories that haven’t been told.
With determination, they have made their ranch a benchmark vineyard property within the Lodi appellation.