Lodi Limo Wine Tasting Tours
Lodi is a city located in San Joaquin County, California, in the northern portion of California’s Central Valley. If you are starting your Lodi, Ca wine tours from Sacramento or surrounding cities, we invite you to arrange your transportation with us. If you are visiting Lodi from (SMF) Sacramento International Airport, the distance about 47miles.
Lodi is best known for being a center of wine production (the “Zinfandel Capital of the World”), although its vintages have traditionally been less prestigious than those of Sonoma and Napa counties. However, in recent years, the Lodi Appellation has become increasingly respected for its Zinfandel wine and other eclectic varietals. National recognition came from the Creedence Clearwater Revival song “Lodi”. Nearby Woodbridge is the home of the well-known winery, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi. Mondavi grew up in Lodi, and Mondavi Winery is considered one of the most influential in the American wine industry.
Visitors will find Lodi wine tasting rooms large and small, brand new and decades old. Although variety is abundant, one constant remains the Lodi wine experience. Visitors to Lodi wineries will often find themselves sipping Lodi wine with a fourth-or-fifth generation winemaker, who is passionate about his product.
It is hard to talk about Lodi wineries without talking history. Lodi has been growing winegrapes since the mid-1800s and today is the largest appellation in California with over 190,000 acres in production. Known for hearty Zinfandels, Lodi is also home to all of California’s leading varieties and has long been the leading producer of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, and Sauvignon Blanc. Today Lodi has over 100 varieties in production and offers a vast portfolio of diverse wines.
Most weekends, Lodi wineries offer visitors opportunities to taste their award winning wines at unique events. Live music, barrel tasting, Lodi wine dinners, food and wine pairings, and educational opportunities are abundant. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or new to the grape, you will find many fun and exciting things to do in Lodi Wine Country.
Lodi is predominately a red wine producer with approximately 66% of the acreage dedicated to red varieties. It has long been California’s best kept secret enhancing the fruit in many of the state’s most popular premium varietal wines. Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Chardonnay account for the lion’s share of the acreage; however with over 60 varieties in commercial production, Lodi offers a vast portfolio of exciting wines.
Shuttle Sacramento Airport Wine tours deliver customize wine tours that will help you explore the history, romance, and unique charm of the Lodi wine country in the privacy and elegance of your own personalized limousine. With nearly 80 wineries in which to choose, Shuttle Sacramento Airport offers several specialized wine tour packages or we can assist you in creating the perfect customized wine tasting experience. Whether you are looking for a Customized Wine Tour, or a Premium Reserve Wine Tour, Shuttle Sacramento Airport’s knowledgeable Wine Concierges and professional chauffeurs can create an experience that is customized to your tastes, interest, and wine preferences. So what are you waiting for? 85+ Lodi wineries are waiting!
Harmony Wynelands was a happy discovery in the Lodi wine country. You would never guess there was a full-scale theater organ in the middle of the vineyards, especially with full pipes and accompaniments. And yes, they also serve and sell wine too at their location on Harney Lane between 99 and 88. The vineyard has some limited estate offerings, mainly focused on Zin, Their Pipedreams zinfandel is amazing. With some grapes imported from other parts of California. Their standard 5-for-5 menu includes some alternatives, but it mainly focused on the region’s favorites. The staff is great telling you about the wine, but the real star is the organ. It came from the Castro Theatre in San Francisco and is highly unique to experience and very cool.
This location is probably popular for weddings and other events, especially with such a unique setup and beautiful gardens. Harmony is well worth a stop on your Lodi adventure.