Lodi Wine Country

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Located between the San Francisco Bay and the Sierra Nevada Mountains lies Lodi, a wine country region quickly emerging as one of California’s most exciting wine destinations. In the downtown area, taste the Zins at several tasting rooms within easy walking distance of each other, go shopping, and check out the farm-to-table dining scene.

Fly Into

SMF Sacramento International Airport 
(Sacramento, CA)

Drive

60mins To Lodi, California
Where is

Lodi

TOP TIPS FOR LODI

  1. Make sure your tasting checklist is up-to-date: new wineries are popping up all the time.

  2. It's easy to get here: Lodi is 90 miles from San Francisco, and just 35 miles from Sacramento.

  3. History lovers will dig Lodi: an abundance of museums are a great reprieve from the warm summer temps.

When to Go

With cool, wet winters and dry, warm summers, spring and fall are the ideal times to visit: it’s during these seasons when the town really comes alive.
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Sub-Regions & Cities

APPELLATIONS (AVAs)

Primary
  • Lodi AVA
Nearby
  • Sierra Foothills AVA in Gold Country, CA
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Don't Miss

  1. Jessie's Grove Winery This decidedly bucolic winery produces some dynamite Zinfandel and Chardonnay, with friendliness to boot.
    1973 W. Turner Rd., Lodi CA
  2. World of Wonders Science Museum For a hands-on educational experience, look no farther than this family-friendly center, located in the heart of downtown.
    2 North Sacramento Street, Lodi CA
  3. Sip Shuttle If you only have one day in Lodi, there’s no better way to take in the wine offerings in the “Zinfandel Capital.”
    , Lodi CA
  4. Woodbridge Ecological Reserve (Isenberg Crane Reserve) Thousands of cranes use this small reserve as a nesting ground, creating a birdwatcher’s paradise.
    Woodbridge Road, Lodi CA

lodging

Bed & Breakfast / Inn
Bella Vino B & B

Built in 1912, this adorable bungalow showcases vintage style and exquisite hospitality. Located in one of Lodi's most historic neighborhoods, you can explore the area by day and come home to wine and cheese every evening.

Bed & Breakfast / Inn
The Inn at Locke House

This restored Neo-Georgian brick farmhouse is a retreat with lush gardens, views of the Mokelumne River bluffs, and nearby ranches. This cozy inn is the perfect base for nearby wine tasting, golfing, adventure activities, and even birdwatching.

Restaurants

AMERICAN
Zin Bistro

This quaint restaurant provides a high-end atmosphere and excellent service. Enjoy a meal cooked with passion and suggested wine pairings from your knowledgeable server.

ITALIAN
Pietro's Trattoria

Locally owned Italian restaurant serving authentic, Italian cuisine served family style. Enjoy a warm, homey feeling and the garden right outside from which many of the restaurant’s fresh produce comes.

Things To Do

Attractions
Micke Grove Zoo

Take the family out and visit this small 5-acre zoo that is home to native animals and exotic species including several endangered species like the Cotton Top Tamarin and Black and White Ruffed lemur.

Parks & Nature
Oak Grove Regional Park

Oak Grove Park has something for everyone in the family! Go fishing, try the paddle-boats and aqua cycles, play at the 18-hole disc golf course or take the kids to the children's playgrounds. There are also two nature trails among the old grove trees.

Wineries

Winery
Michael David Winery

This friendly winery features an on-site café and retail shop. Relax in the casual atmosphere while you taste wine, shop for fresh produce, and enjoy lunch.

Winery
Jessie's Grove Winery

Enjoy a welcoming atmosphere at this winery located in a rustic barn that is decorated with twinkle lights. There are regular concerts for plenty of fun to back up the good wine.

Did you Know?

Great wines aside, Lodi gained national recognition with Creedence Clearwater Revival’s song, “Lodi.” Give it a listen as you pull into town.

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