What's New At Oak Ridge

The Tasting Panel Magazine – December 2016 Issue

December 28, 2016

In this month’s issue of The Tasting Panel Magazine, Oak Ridge Winery was featured with a 4-page spread telling the story behind the winery. The Tasting Panel Magazine sat down with Rudy, Shelly, & Raquel Maggio to gain an understanding of where the oldest operating winery in Lodi came from & where it’s headed today. […]

Oak Ridge Winery Announces New Appointments to its National Sales Team

December 20, 2016

Lodi, California December 20, 2016 – Effective immediately. Oak Ridge Winery (ORW), Lodi’s oldest operating winery & one of California’s fastest growing wine companies, has announced key appointments to its National Sales Team. Stephen Bei has been appointed to Vice President, National Sales overseeing the company’s rapidly growing U.S. sales. Bei has over fifteen years […]

2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition Results

July 08, 2016
vector medal from 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition

The San Francisco International Wine Competition was held June 9th – 12th at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. This respected competition entered its 36th year with over 50 judges from all levels of wine experience background. With this year’s entries we were pleased to be informed that our Moss Roxx Ancient Vine Reserve Zinfandel […]

2016 California State Fair Wine Competition Results

July 06, 2016
California State Fair logo

Photo Credit: The Sacramento Bee Every year California holds its annual State Fair right in our backyard of Sacramento, California. Not only does that mean corn dogs, carnival rides, and horse races, the organization also hosts one of the most prestigious wine competitions in the state, the California State Fair Wine Competition. This is a […]

Come Sail Away with Us on a 7-Night Caribbean Getaway!

May 16, 2016
celebrity silhouette cruise ship on the water with the sunset square

We are excited to announce the first ever Oak Ridge Winery Barrel Club Wine Cruise presented by Oak Ridge Winery, Celebrity Cruises, and Be Well Travel. Join fellow wine lovers as well as some very special guests from the Oak Ridge Winery family for an unforgettable trip aboard the Celebrity Silhouette exploring the shores of […]

Moss Roxx, Maggio & OZV Awarded in The Fifty Best CA Zinfandel

March 23, 2016
The Fifty Best logo black and white

The Fifty Best is an online guide to fine living, featuring rated listings from unbiased proprietary blind-tastings by judging panels including wine/spirits journalists, wine/spirits professionals, sommeliers, wine consultants, retailers, restaurateurs and connoisseurs. Adhering to strict tasting rules and rigorous methodology, The Fifty Best achieves the highest standards of wine and spirits evaluations. For the first time […]

Wine Review by The Wineunist – Oak Ridge Ancient Vine Zinfandel

February 10, 2016
vector star with wine glass cutout in the center

The Wineunist is an up and coming blog by Matt Soares that focuses on wine that tastes great without breaking your bank. As clearly stated on the About page, “It’s about time the wine industry give the respect and attention that quality wine at a reasonable price deserves. Wine for the normal joe, wine for […]

2016 Houston Rodeo’s Uncorked! The Results Are In ..

January 11, 2016
Rodeo Uncorked Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2016 International Wine Competition Results

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is an annual event held in Houston, Texas organized to encourage and promote the breeding, raising, and marketing of livestock and the educational encouragement of the livestock industry. The event is a charity raising millions of dollars each year to benefit the youth, support education, and facilitate better agricultural practices. This […]

LoCA Blog Feature – December 2015

January 06, 2016
Raquel Maggio-Casity, Rudy Maggio, and Shelly Maggio-Woltkamp outside the Oak Ridge Winery Tasting Room each with a glass of wine

The Lodi Grape Commission, better known as LoCA, is the driving force behind Lodi’s wine country. The organization is dedicated to educating any and all wine lovers about the great places, products, and people that Lodi has to offer. And we all know in Lodi it’s all about the vineyards, wineries, wine-makers and dedicated families behind […]

Wine Review by Examiner – Old Soul Family

January 05, 2016

Steve Feree is the California & San Jose Wine Examiner for the online publication Examiner.com reviewed a handful of our wines from the Old Soul Family. Examiner.com was launched in 2008 and covers a wide range of topics including news, lifestyle, and entertainment with a following of more than 20 million monthly readers in the United […]

Wine Enthusiast Names Lodi “Wine Region of the Year”

November 08, 2015
Wine Enthusiast's Wine Star Awards trophy

We are thrilled to announce that Wine Enthusiast has awarded a Wine Star Award to Lodi naming it this year’s “Wine Region of the Year.” Wine Enthusiast’s Wine Star Awards began in 2000 and has evolved into an annual affair. Each year the publication honors people whose vision has impacted the wine and spirits industries. Past winners […]

Wine Review by Becky Sue Epstein – OZV Zinfandel & Red Blend

October 29, 2015
bottle of OZV Red Blend and OZV Old Vine Zinfandel

Blogger Becky Sue Epstein is the latest to review our hot new duo OZV Zinfandel & OZV Red Blend. Becky Sue Epstein is a wine and spirits expert currently living in New England. Epstein is very diverse working as Senior Editor, Wine & Spirits for Intermezzo Magazine, Editor for the online wine magazine Palate Press, and contributes […]

Wine Review by Wine Etc. – Maggio Old Vine Zinfandel

October 28, 2015
bottle shot of Maggio OVZ with a glass poured at the dinner table

Wine Etc. is a wine blog run by Nicole Schoen, a journalist with a passion for wine. In August she was introduced to our 2012 Maggio Old Vine Zinfandel during a family trip. One of her relatives from California brought 3 bottles of wine to try including our Maggio Zinfandel. She described the wine saying, “Smells […]

Wine Review by AZ Daily Sun – Old Soul Chardonnay

September 10, 2015
Wine Pick of the Week article from the Daily Sun on Old Soul 2013 Chardonnay

Arizona Daily Sun chose our Old Soul Chardonnay as their Wine Pick of the Week! Daily Sun wine writer John Vankat called our Old Soul, “a superb value in fine Chardonnay” describing it as, “expressive, full-bodied fruit with an engaging bit of oak that enhances complexity and adds sophistication.” Arizona Daily Sun is a daily […]

Wine Review by Santa Cruz Sentinel – Old Soul Cabernet Sauvignon

September 08, 2015
bottle shot of Old Soul Cabernet Sauvignon

Santa Cruz Sentinel is the local newspaper for Santa Cruz, California; a scenic beach town located in Northern California just 65 miles south of San Francisco. Stacey Vreeken, the Santa Cruz Sentinel’s Wine Columnist, writes an article each week on the topic of wine. buy domain . August 25th our Old Soul Cabernet Sauvignon was chosen […]

Wine Review by Beverage Dynamics – Maggio Cabernet Sauvignon

August 13, 2015
Beverage Dynamics named Maggio Cabernet Sauvignon Lodi, California 2013 "best Buy" with 90 points July 2015 issue

We are honored to announce our recent rating by Beverage Dynamics of our 2013 Maggio Cabernet Sauvignon. Beverage Dynamics asked members of their panel to review their favorite Cabernet Sauvignons in the United States. Of their select list, our Maggio Cabernet Sauvignon earned a 4 star rating with a score of 90 points as well […]

San Francisco International Wine Awards 2015 – Results

August 03, 2015
Judge at the San Francisco International Wine Competition sniffing a glass of wine

San Francisco International Wine Competition began in 1980 and has grown to become one of the largest and most influential wine competitions in America. In it’s 35th year this still holds true with over 50 judges putting their palates to work to rank the best of the best in a blind taste test. The 35th […]

Wine Review by Connect SCV – Old Soul

August 03, 2015

Connect SCV is a weekly publication of arts, entertainment & dining through the Santa Clarita Valley Signal, Santa Clarita’s Newspaper. Each week the magazine is published, Carl Kanowsky writes an article for the wine section of the publication. In this week’s edition, the topic for the section was a sampling of some of our Old Soul brand. […]

Wine Review by Pennsylvania Vine Company – Old Soul Chardonnay & Pure Red

August 01, 2015

Pennsylvania Wine Company is a website dedicated to writing about wine and other related experiences available to wine drinkers in Pennsylvania. Their goal is to share value, expand palates, and help readers cash in on timely wine reviews other other wine related information. PAVC’s creators and lead drinkers are Mike Madaio and Jeff Alexander. In this […]

Wine Review by Wine Compass – Old Soul Wines

July 20, 2015

Have you heard enough of our Old Soul yet? We hope not! Here’s another great review from Wine Compass. Wine Compass is a mobile app that allows you to search for wineries (as well as breweries, distilleries, and cideries) near you to gather their contact information, location, and share your experiences via social media platforms […]

Wine Review by Honest Wine Reviews – Old Soul

July 20, 2015
2014 Old Soul Pinot Noir, 2013 Old Soul Pure Red, 2013 Old Soul Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 Old Soul Chardonnay lined up on a table

Photo Credit – Honest Wine Reviews Honest Wine Reviews is a wine review blog run by Jon who dedicates the site to educating wine consumers with wine reviews and wine related information. Honest Wine Review is no stranger to Oak Ridge Winery wines .. . last year HWR reviewed our OZV Zinfandel. This time HWR gave our […]

Wine Review by Toledo Wines & Vines – Old Soul Cabernet Sauvignon

July 10, 2015
Old Soul Cabernet Sauvignon beauty photo

We know Lodi is known for its Zinfandels but have you given our Old Soul Cabernet Sauvignon a try? According to the gang at Toledo Wines & Vines, “there’s pretty good Cabernet in Lodi too.” In their review they described the wine stating, “This blend makes for wonderful smoothness and a moist kiss of berry flavors.” […]

Wine Review by James the Wine Guy – Old Soul

July 07, 2015

Here is another great review of our Old Soul wines but this time brought to you via video! James Melendez is a vlogger (video + blogger) who goes by Youtube username JamesTheWineGuy. He’s been around since 2009 accumulating a total of 835 subscribers and nearly 200,000 video views. JamesTheWineGuy does it nice job of not […]

Wine Review by Spirit of Wine – Old Soul

July 06, 2015
bottles of Old Soul Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pure Red

Spirit of Wine is an online wine review blog based out of Thousand Oaks, California. Recently they gave our Old Soul wines a try and gave an informational review explaining to consumers the colors, smells, and flavors when tasting each of these varietals. Here is a quick recap of what they thought of our Old […]

Wine Review by Toledo Wines & Vines: Old Soul Pure Red 2013

July 06, 2015
2013 Old Soul Pure Red laid down on table

Photo Credit: Toledo Wines & Vines The wine writers at Toledo Wines & Vines are at it again .. this time giving our Old Soul Pure Red a try. “The Old Soul was full of fresh, vibrant flavors and a silky smooth body.” “This is a solid wine that would be a great crowd pleaser […]

Wine Review by Winey Women – Old Soul Chardonnay 2013

July 02, 2015
bottle of Old Soul Chardonnay next to a poured glass

Winey Women is a wine review blog that started in 2005. Kim Kolb is the wine reviewer whose goal for the blog is to make the average person feel more comfortable when tasting and purchasing wine. Kolb’s interest for wine started in 2003 after attending a wine festival and has grown ever since. Winey Women […]

Wine Review by The Wine Observer: The Zins of Oak Ridge Winery

June 29, 2015

Frederick Thurber is a casual wine enthusiast who writes wine reviews on his blog, The Wine Observer, for the newspaper South Coast Today. Thurber is primarily a nature columnist, but grew an interest for wine after a visit to Napa in the 1970’s and began reviewing wine as well. The Wine Observer, we thank you […]

In the Vineyard-June

June 24, 2015
close up of grapevines growing

It seems to be the consensus that it will indeed by a very early season for grapes this year. Harvest will begin at least a couple of weeks ahead of the average year.  This is mainly due to having above average temperatures this spring. Farmers would like the current weather conditions to continue with temperatures staying in the […]

Wine Review by Toldeo Wines & Vines: Old Soul Pinot Noir 2013

June 23, 2015
Old Soul Pinot Noir bottle shot

Toledo Wines & Vines is a group of wine writers out of Toledo, Ohio. Their focus is keeping Toledo area wine enthusiasts in the know on all the latest events, tastings, and travel ideas happening each month in the area. They also participate in wine reviews of wine from all over the world. The individuals […]

2015 California State Fair Wine Competition Results

June 22, 2015
California State Fair logo

Each year the California State Fair offers a variety of competitions for people from all over the state to enter to compete for a chance to show that they are the best of the best in California. The types of competitions include youth arts, commercial cheese, junior livestock, fine art, youth canning and baking, fur and feathers, […]

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