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Acquiesce Winery 2018 Ingénue: Another Gem from Lodi’s only Dedicated White Wine Winery

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When it comes to growing wine grapes in Lodi, California, it’s not a matter of what grows well; it’s more like, what doesn’t grow well? Not many US wine regions offer such diversity, there are more than 100 grape varieties in production today. The region’s small, family-run wineries are pushing the quality envelope, producing wines that can truly compete on the world stage.
The landscape of the wine industry is as varied as the stories of the interesting mix of people behind the wines. Take, for example, Sue Tipton, proprietor and winemaker of Acquiesce Winery & Vineyards. Mrs. Tipton had a European experience by way of a white Châteauneuf-du-Pape—a wine from a highly-regarded appellation in the southern Rhône of France—in the mid-2000s. After this notable discovery, she was determined to make wines of similar character and quality in Lodi.

A rebel with a cause, she courageously set out to grow and produce limited-production estate wines only from select Rhone g…

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