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GRAND TASTING
The Concourse
635 8th Street, San Francisco,
(8th at Brannan in South Market area)
Saturday, February 2
Trade & Media 10 am - 1 pm
Members: 1 pm - 5 pm
Public: 2 pm - 5 pm



Flavor Destination
Enjoy the thrill of creating your own Zinfari at ZAP’s Grand Tasting! Make the quest for your personal Zinfandel flavor destination as you journey through the varietal’s unique growing regions to experience the diversity of America’s Heritage Grape. This expedition takes you through the world’s largest Zinfandel tasting where you can enjoy hundreds of barrel samples, new releases and premier Zinfandel wines. The return of the ZinKitchen will be a highlight.


ZAP Member Benefits
Early entrance at 1:00 pm (before the general public!) to Grand Tasting
• Enjoy the exclusive Members' Lounge
Special pricing to all Festival events
Winemaker Workshops in Members Lounge - intimate seminars with winemakers

New! Terroir Tasting Area
Compare and contrast flavor profiles between Zinfandel growing regions in the new Terroir Tasting Area. This added feature offers you the opportunity to explore regional taste profiles side-by-side to help you identify what you love best about Zinfandel. Showcasing these regional associations:
Amador County Vintners
LOCA (Lodi)
Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley


Plus, wines from Mendocino & Lake, Napa Valley, Paso Robles, other Sonoma County and Sierra Foothills appellations

Taste with the Masters!
From 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. top Sommeliers will be in the Terroir Tasting Area to answer your questions.
more information and listing
Winemaker Workshops
Located in the Members' Lounge Upstairs
Seminars conducted by two Vintners rotating every half-hour starting at 10:30 am and continuing
until 4:00 pm
Workshop Schedule & Presenters
New! Heritage Club Lounge
Located next to ZinKitchen on the mezzanine level
Enjoy table side service of select library and reserve Zinfandels while you relax in the comfortable Heritage Club Lounge at the Grand Tasting.

Heritage Club Lounge
ZinKitchen Seminars
Located on the mezzanine level
Top Sommeliers' Terroir Tasting
Moderated by Randy Caparoso,
Sommelier Journal Bottom Line Editor
Located at the ZinKitchen on the mezzanine level
2:00 - 2:45
more information and listing of presenters
Cooking Demonstrations
Winechef Tony Lawrence
Topic: Pairing with Old Vine Zinfandels
3:00 - 3:25

Chef Tyler Stone
Topic: Knife Sharpening Demonstration
3:40 - 4:05
more information.
MORE EVENTS
Thursday, January 31
Epicuria Food & Zin Pairings
Friday, February 1 Flights
Friday, February 1 Winemakers Dinner

Important Information TERMS: Event ticket purchases are NON-REFUNDABLE. NO EXCEPTIONS. ZAP events are for adults only. No one under 21 years of age will be admitted, including babies or infants in strollers or backpacks. No exceptions. Valid I.D. is required to enter all ZAP events. ZAP is not responsible for lost, misplaced or misdirected mail. ZAP events are non-smoking and fragrance free. The planners and sponsors of this Festival claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers to the event, nor for the safety of any attendee while in transit to or from this event. ZAP reserves the right to cancel these events without penalty. Please remember, wine tasting must be done in a responsible manner. The registrant agrees that all parties using tickets purchased on this site will practice responsible beverage consumption. Anyone who over-consumes or appears to over-consume is subject to removal from the events without refund. Please don't drink and drive. Thank you for your cooperation.
Advance tickets sales end at 11AM February 2, 2013. Public Door price is $75.
Program
New! Winery Map click here.
Grand Tasting Wine Guide click here.
 
Participating Wineries
Accademia dei Racemi (Italy)
Acorn Winery
Adelaida Cellars
ADS Wines
Alderbrook Winery
Alexander Valley Vineyards
Amphora Winery
Ancient Peaks
ANDIS Wines
Artezin Wines
Baldwin Wines
Ballentine Vineyards
Barefoot Cellars
Bedrock Wine Company
Beekeeper Cellars
Bella Vineyards & Wine Caves
Benessere
Berryessa Gap Vineyards
Black Sears Estate Wine
Bogle Winery
Bonneau Winery
Bonterra
Bota Box
Brazin Cellars
Brown Estate Vineyards
Brutocao Cellars
Bucklin
C.G. Di Arie Vineyard & Winery
Calcareous Vineyard
Calstar Cellars
Candor / Hope Family Wines
Carlisle Winery
Carol Shelton Wines
Castoro Cellars
Cedarville Vineyard
Chacewater Wine
Charter Oak Winery
Chase Cellars
Chateau Montelena Winery
Chatom Vineyards
Chronic Cellars
Cline Cellars
Collier Falls Vineyard
Cougar's Leap Winery
Cycles Gladiator Winery
Cypher Winery
D H Gustafson Family Vineyards
Dancing Lady Wines
Dane Cellars
Daou Vineyards & Winery
Dashe Cellars
D-Cubed Cellars
Deep Purple Winery
Deering Wine
DeLoach Vineyards
deLorimier Winery
DePaola Vineyard
Dogwood Cellars
Dry Creek Vineyard
Dutcher Crossing Winery
E2 Family Winery
Easton Wines
Edmeades Winery
Four Vines Winery
Frank Family Vineyards
Fritz Winery
Gamba Vineyards and Winery
GiaDomella
Gnarly Head Cellars
Green & Red Vineyards
Green Truck Wines
Gregory Graham Wines
Grey Wolf Vineyards & Cellars
Grgich Hills Estate
Haraszthy Family Cellars
Harney Lane Winery
Hartford Family Winery
Hendry
House of Zin
Hunt Cellars
Ironstone Vineyards
J Dusi Wines
Jaxon Keys Winery
JC Cellars
Jelly Jar Wines
Jessie's Grove Winery
JR Wines
Kenneth Volk Vineyards
Klinker Brick Winery
Kokomo Winery
LangeTwins Winery & Vineyards
Lava Cap Winery
Limerick Lane Cellars
m2 Wines
Macchia
Masked Rider Winery
Matrix Winery
Mauritson Family Winery
Mazzocco Winery
McCay Cellars
McNab Ridge Winery
Mellowood Vineyards
Michael-David Winery
Mike and Molly Hendry
Mill Creek Vineyards
Milliaire Winery
Miraflores Winery
Miro Cellars
MoniClaire Vineyards
Mount Aukum Winery
Mounts Family Winery
Murphy Goode
NakedWines.com
Novy Family Wines
Oak Ridge Winery
Opolo Vineyards
OTTIMINO
Outpost Estate Wines
Pat Paulsen Vineyards
Peachy Canyon Winery
Pech Merle Winery
Pedroncelli Winery
Peju Province
Perry Creek Winery
Pezzi King Vineyards
Predator
Proulx
Puccioni Vineyards
R & B Cellars
Rancho Zabaco Winery
Ravenswood
Ravenswood Quarry
Renwood Winery
Ridge Lytton Springs
Ridge Vineyards
Robert Biale Vineyards
Rock Wall Wine Company
Rombauer Vineyards
Rosenblum Cellars
Saddleback Cellars
Saldo
Sanctuary
Sbragia Family Vineyards
Scott Harvey Wines
Seghesio Family Vineyards
Sera Fina Cellars
Sextant Wines
Shale Oak Winery
Shannon Ridge
Shadowbrook Winery
Simoncini Vineyards
Sobon Estate
Soda Rock Winery
Spenker Winery
St. Amant Winery
St. Anne's Crossing
St. Francis Winery & Vineyard
Starlite Vineyards
Starry Night Winery
Steele Wines
Stonehedge Winery
Storrs Winery & Vineyards
Story Winery
Storybook Mountain
Talty Vineyards
Terra d'Oro
Thacher Winery
The Lucas Winery
The Other Guys
The Prisoner
Three Wine Company
Tin Barn Vineyards
Trentadue Winery
Tres Sabores
Troon Vineyard (Oregon)
Turley Wine Cellars
Twisted
V. Sattui Winery
Valdez Family Winery
Van Ruiten Family Winery
Victor Vineyards
Vigilance Winery & Vineyard
Villa Toscano Winery
Vino Noceto
Virgil's Vineyard
Wilson Winery & Vineyards
Wine Guerrilla
Witching Stick Wines
Woodenhead
ZinAlley Winery
Zynthesis Cellars

as of Jan. 25, 2013
 

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