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  • We had the good fortune of welcoming Good Morning Sacramento’s Cody Stark to tour this morning’s bottling (and get a taste of wine, too!). Cody was lots of fun and […]

    A Good Day for Bottling

    We had the good fortune of welcoming Good Morning Sacramento’s Cody Stark to tour this morning’s bottling (and get a taste of wine, too!). Cody was lots of fun and […]

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  • Braving sub-zero temps and traffic-snarling snow drifts, Camron King and his team with the Lodi Winegrape Commission has been showing off wines in New York and Boston over the past […]

    Heritage is David Rosengarten’s Wine of the Week

    Braving sub-zero temps and traffic-snarling snow drifts, Camron King and his team with the Lodi Winegrape Commission has been showing off wines in New York and Boston over the past […]

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  • “We’re always listening to all of our loyal fans, and one thing that kept coming up was, ‘When will you have a dessert wine?’” explained Borra’s winemaker, Markus Niggli. So […]

    Crossing over to the Sweet Side

    “We’re always listening to all of our loyal fans, and one thing that kept coming up was, ‘When will you have a dessert wine?’” explained Borra’s winemaker, Markus Niggli. So […]

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  • This past weekend, a few hundred thousand Bay Area readers of the San Francisco Chronicle were treated to a full-color re-introduction to Lodi in a special section tucked inside Sunday’s […]

    Redefining Lodi

    This past weekend, a few hundred thousand Bay Area readers of the San Francisco Chronicle were treated to a full-color re-introduction to Lodi in a special section tucked inside Sunday’s […]

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  • Just last Wednesday evening, Borra Vineyards winemaker, Markus Niggli, had the honor of being invited to co-host an installment of “Lodi Live” produced by the Lodi Winegrape Commission and their […]

    Summer Whites from Lodi Live

    Just last Wednesday evening, Borra Vineyards winemaker, Markus Niggli, had the honor of being invited to co-host an installment of “Lodi Live” produced by the Lodi Winegrape Commission and their […]

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  • I’m kicking back in a lounge chair, sipping on some Intuition as I watch vineyards climbing up rolling hills, passing by. I can barely make out a medieval, almost storybook […]

    Wanna Get Away?

    I’m kicking back in a lounge chair, sipping on some Intuition as I watch vineyards climbing up rolling hills, passing by. I can barely make out a medieval, almost storybook […]

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  • You can’t believe how much I enjoy pulling up behind a winery crush pad and being greeted with, “Here, try this.”

    The Most Contemporary Collaboration

    You can’t believe how much I enjoy pulling up behind a winery crush pad and being greeted with, “Here, try this.”

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  • There was a time when local winemakers didn’t really care what grapes they were growing as long as their wine tasted good. They’d have maybe Zinfandel, Carignane and Petite Sirah […]

    The Start of Our New Heritage

    There was a time when local winemakers didn’t really care what grapes they were growing as long as their wine tasted good. They’d have maybe Zinfandel, Carignane and Petite Sirah […]

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  • ZIN AT THE CRACK OF DAWN I pulled through the north gatepost at Borra’s Gill Creek Ranch Wednesday morning just before dawn, knowing the picking crew was already building up […]

    Zin Pick

    ZIN AT THE CRACK OF DAWN I pulled through the north gatepost at Borra’s Gill Creek Ranch Wednesday morning just before dawn, knowing the picking crew was already building up […]

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  • As if creating a new dry blend of little-known white wines wasn’t enough of a challenge, our winemaker, Markus Niggli, had to come up with a name for our new […]

    Intuition: Behind the Label

    As if creating a new dry blend of little-known white wines wasn’t enough of a challenge, our winemaker, Markus Niggli, had to come up with a name for our new […]

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  • STEVE THE MAVERICK Back in the ‘70s, Lodi was known only for big co-op wineries, producing sweetish jug wine. Then along came Steve Borra. Steve wasn’t interested in following the […]

    Rules. Who needs ‘em?

    STEVE THE MAVERICK Back in the ‘70s, Lodi was known only for big co-op wineries, producing sweetish jug wine. Then along came Steve Borra. Steve wasn’t interested in following the […]

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  • 2012 couldn’t be going much better for us! First, we celebrated our 2008 Red Fusion being chosen as a Wall Street Journal winner. Next, we made it through April without […]

    Borra Vineyards is Winery of the Year!

    2012 couldn’t be going much better for us! First, we celebrated our 2008 Red Fusion being chosen as a Wall Street Journal winner. Next, we made it through April without […]

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