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11 Smokin' Good California Reds for a Barbecue

New reviews of California Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet and more
Robert Holmes
Ridge makes a range of juicy Zinfandels from across California, including Sonoma.
Tim Fish
Posted: June 25, 2018

We have you covered this summer with the best California reds to drink at barbecues. This week's selection of new releases offers a cross-section of varieties, styles and price-points that offer something for everyone. Get the scores and tasting notes!

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