Place:Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States

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NameLodi
TypeCity
Coordinates38.129°N 121.281°W
Located inSan Joaquin, California, United States
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Lodi is a city located in , in the northern portion of California's Central Valley. The population was 62,134 at the 2010 census. , the California Department of Finance's population estimate is 62,473.

Lodi is best known for being the center of wine production (the "Zinfandel Capital of the World"), although its vintages have traditionally been less prestigious than those of Sonoma and Napa counties. However, in recent years, the Lodi Appellation has become increasingly respected for its Zinfandel wine and other eclectic varietals. National recognition came from the Creedence Clearwater Revival song "Lodi." Nearby Woodbridge is the home of the well known winery, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi. Mondavi grew up in Lodi, and Mondavi Winery is considered one of the most influential in the American wine industry.

Lodi gained international attention in 2005 when local residents Hamid and Umer Hayat were arrested and charged in the first terrorism trial in the state of California.

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