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Amador's claim to fame has long been its gnarly old vine zinfandel, its stature symbolic of the early settlers' struggles to exact a living from the red-stained earth of the foothills.

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But in the last decade, a new grape has mined its way into the hearts of winegrowers. Barbera, the beloved acid and tannin prince of Piemonte, has become the "it" thing -- and it's paying dividends.

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Not just any grape can pull off its own sold-out festival from year one, but the fourth annual Barbera Festival, held at Cooper Ranch in Plymouth this summer, demonstrated the popularity of this Italian royal. The festival draws wineries from as far as Paso Robles to Washington, as well as Amador.

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Paul Vigna | pvigna@pennlive.com The Hershey winery is planning a few changes once it gets beyond harvest.

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Cullari Vineyards and Winery generally has been a winery that cuts against the grain compared to the mainstream midstate wineries.

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That's largely because of its location, in the middle of what is one of the state's biggest tourist destinations, and its tendency to stay away from many events. Cullari is a member of  Hershey Harrisburg Wine Country, but doesn't participate in every event. It refrained from this past weekend's Jazz & Wine Festival, for instance.

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Hunterdon County Democrat Sponsored by Alba Vineyard and Wegmans to benefit the Foodshed Alliance, the Garden State’s best wineries will join forces with the state’s premium wine wholesalers to pour their finest estate wines at the first annual Foodshed Alliance Wine and Food Festival at Alba Vineyard on Sept. 27 and 28, from noon to 5 p.m.

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Sponsored by Alba Vineyard and Wegmans to benefit the Foodshed Alliance, the Garden State’s best wineries will join forces with the state’s premium wine wholesalers to pour their finest estate wines at the first annual Foodshed Alliance Wine and Food Festival at Alba Vineyard on Sept. 27 and 28, from noon to 5 p.m.

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The festival is the vineyard’s largest charitable event of the year with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Foodshed Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening local food systems that nourish people, sustain farmers, respect lands, and build a resilient food economy.

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For nearly 40 years, Lenz Winery in Peconic has been producing quality wines for satisfied customers all across the East End.

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Lenz wine is Long Island grown, bottled and labeled, and almost everything is done in-house. The winery is the second-oldest on Long Island, though it changed hands to the Carroll family in 1988, ten years after its establishment by the Lenz family. The tasting room is open year-round, seven days a week, and also carries a selection of artisanal jams, cheeses and other foods. It’s decorated with large, intricate displays of chalk art (redrawn monthly by a local artist) and displays a number of sculptures and wall-mounted art pieces created through an art therapy program for the disabled.

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Tasting room manager Jerol Bailey guided me through a range of Lenz’s most popular wines, starting with the 2009 Gewürztraminer. This variety, which is not usually grown on Long Island, is an Alsace-inspired wine that is fermented dry. Because it has had time to sit, it has a fruit-forward, gingery taste and body—it’s crisp and dry without losing any of that powerful flavor. Bailey recommends pairing this vintage with “Thai food, Mexican food, anything bold and spicy.” Next up was the 2010 Cuvee, a sparkling wine made from 100% pinot noir grapes. It has been aged for four years and is classified as “extra brut,” which explains its thorough dryness. It tingled going down, leaving the palate craving another sip. Lenz maintains a “sparkling cellar,” and often aids other wineries in developing sparkling wines.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Cameras show the grapes that "virtual winemakers" will be able to control. A few wineries are experimenting with using social media to crowdsource suggestions on how to make their wines.

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Two wineries – Columbia Crest in Wash­ington and La Crema in California – recently launched crowdsourced wine projects in which online voters get to decide everything from the types of grapes used to the design of the label on the bottle.

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“It’s groundbreaking for our industry,” says Caroline Shaw, the chief marketing officer and executive vice president of Jackson Family Wines, parent of La Crema. She sees the project as “lifting that curtain that I think gets people so intimidated when they see a wine list.” In the La Crema project, which launched last month, voters already have decided to make pinot noir, which beat out chardonnay by a mere 78 votes, and have picked the Russian River appellation as a source of the grapes.

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