“It’s often said that every wine region needs a champion, and Randy is that champion for Lodi.”
The summer 2022 issue of Wine & Spirits featured a glowing review of Lodi! Read it here.
From Nancy Brazil’s review: “What makes Lodi! so engaging is the personal way Randy tells the region’s story though the people who farm the land and make the wine.”
Tasting Panel Contributing Editor Randy Caparoso has authored Lodi!: The Definitive Guide and History of America’s Largest Winegrowing Region, the first book to explore the story behind the historic appellation.
Here’s an excellent article about Lodi! from the local paper.
Drinkhacker: “Lodi! is a book geared towards scholars and diehard enthusiasts, but the jargon-free language, relaxed tone, and amusing storytelling make the hefty tome approachable enough for newcomers and casual readers.”
Here’s the review of Lodi! from Planet Grape. Spoiler: they call it “A 400 page masterpiece of one of the world’s most under-appreciated wine regions.”
In the latest Forbes, Cathrine Todd strongly recommends Lodi!, calling it “extraordinary” and a “gorgeous book.”