Title Sponsor
St. Francis Foundation
Title Sponsor Epicuria Food & Zin Pairings
Saint Francis Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds that support patient care, development and live-saving programs at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital. The Hospital is San Francisco’s leading non-sectarian community medical care center since 1905. They serve over 100,000 outpatients annually and contribute over 4.8 million cost adjusted dollars in charity care to the San Francisco Community in 2008 – they turn no patient away!
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TricorBraun WinePak
Title Sponsor for Winemakers Dinner
TricorBraun WinePak has been a fixture in the west coast wine scene since 1982. Our deep industry knowledge and constant focus on quality makes us your best packaging option. Like the rest of the wine industry, we’ve grown. With offices in Northern and Southern California, Oregon, Washington and Canada, we’ve become the largest wine packaging company in North America.
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Building Sponsor
Lodi WineGrape Commission
Terroir Tasting Building Sponsor
Nestled between San Francisco Bay and the Sierra Nevada Mountains lies Lodi Wine Country, a region fast becoming one of California’s true wine stars. Home to over 80 wineries and 100,000 acres of winegrapes, Lodi Wine Country offers a rural atmosphere and relaxed pace for you to enjoy its beautiful vineyards and exquisite wines. Lodi hosts a number of exciting wine events throughout the year.
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Wine Spectator Magazine
Media Sponsor to Trade Tasting
Wine Spectator, illuminates and educates wine lovers and epicureans. It is renowned for in-depth wine tasting reports and Buying Guide, travel and fine dining features, chefs' menus, personality profiles and thought-provoking editorial. Readers include epicureans, connoisseurs and collectors and business leaders. To put it simply, those who enjoy wine and spirits, food, travel and the good life read Wine Spectator.
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Official Shipping Company
Billet Transportation
We can handle your wine storage and consolidation needs. Call us to pick up at your winery!
• Wine Consolidation
• Storage
• Barrel Storage and Delivery
• Temperature Controlled Warehouse
• Local and Long Haul Trucking
• Insulated Van & Reefer Trailer
• Friendly Staff
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Sponsors of Angels' Visits
Dillwood Burkel & Millar, LLP
We are a full service CPA firm providing tax, audit, bookkeeping, financial consulting, and business valuation services. We work closely with our clients as their advisors in matters of tax and financial statements. We provide insight into ways to improve performance and profitability, to take advantage of available tax deductions and credits, and to discuss strategies for business success.
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Hinman & Carmichael LLP
Hinman & Carmichael LLP, established in 1991, practices exclusively in the field of alcoholic beverage law and represents wine, beer and spirits industry members at all levels: producers, importers, wholesalers and retailers. We are the leading U.S. law firm for internet alcohol marketing compliance, both direct and through the three-tier system. We are avid supporters of ZAP and the California wine industry.
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Special thank you to …
ACI Cork
ACI is committed to providing the best quality wine corks to the global wine market. Our wine corks are traditional, environmentally friendly, all-natural, and produced using the latest in technology and equipment. ACI CORK USA supplies wineries from Mexico to Canada and everywhere in between. While our Headquarters (Alvaro Coelho & Irmãos) supplies wineries all around the world.
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Amador Vintners Association
Amador Vintners Association
The 36 member wineries of the Amador County Vintners Association are primarily small, family-owned operations whose proprietors make and sell their own wines and greet visitors in their tastings rooms.
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American AgCredit
Founded in 1916, American AgCredit specializes in providing financial services to agricultural and rural customers throughout California. We offer a broad range of agricultural loan and leasing services from winery, orchard, timber, row crops and dairy financing to country homes loans, equipment leasing and construction financing.
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BridgeBrands Chocolate
Bridge Brands Chocolate was created to provide chocolate lovers with gourmet-quality, superbly packaged chocolate at a non-gourmet price. Since debuting in 1999, our chocolates have become a favorite with San Francisco locals and visitors alike.
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Cabot Creamery Cooperative
When you're known as 'The World's Best,' only the best will do! Since our humble beginnings in 1919, the now 1,200 strong farm families that have 100% ownership in Cabot have had a personal, deep commitment to the highest quality in everything we produce and in everything you taste. From cow to creamery and from creamery to you, we have one goal in mind: quality.
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Champignon of North America
Champignon got its roots when Julius Hirschle, its founder, traveled from Germany to France to learn how to make cheese in the early 1900’s. Though times have changed, Champignon is still uniquely Bavarian in its roots, which guarantees customers quality cheeses and is recognized one of the leaders in the soft-ripened cheese industry.
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Dome Printing
Print - Direct Mail - Digital Marketing
As a world class printer located in Sacramento California, DOME is a partner to both large and small businesses throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Not just a “local print shop,” we cater to customers across the globe. Whether you’re in our own backyard, another state, or even another country, we Deliver Results.
Dome Printing is proud to provide quality print and mail solutions to ZAP and the wine industry.
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El Dorado Wine Grape Growers Association
Discover Sierra Gold... Grapes from the Foothills of El Dorado! California's wine grape cultivation began in El Dorado County even before the Gold Rush of 1849. Topography, soils and altitudes in our area create varied microclimates consistent with the best known grape growing regions of the world. The premium grapes grown in these settings are ideally suited for diversification of wine product lines, unique offerings to wine clubs, or differentiation in today's competitive marketplace.
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Exchanage Bank
Exchange Bank is a community bank. As a community bank, we differ significantly from national and regional banks. The major difference is our commitment to our community and our level of service to our customers. We have become partners with our neighbors by focusing only on our community, with an emphasis on making it a better place to live and work.
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First Republic Bank
Founded in 1985, First Republic Bank and its subsidiaries provide private banking, private business banking and private wealth management to individuals, families, businesses, nonprofits and foundations. First Republic clients work with a single relationship manager who coordinates a team of lending, deposit, investment management, trust and brokerage professionals.
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Fiscalini Farmstead Cheese
When you first taste Fiscalini cheeses you will know that you are experiencing something special. Flavors burst in your mouth, the aromas are heavenly, and the texture is just what you would expect from the best old-fashioned raw-milk cheeses produced in Europe. They literally melt in your mouth.
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In Vino Veritas
IN VINO VERITAS is a leading resource for distinctive, quality wine-related accessories and gifts. We work directly with wineries to create unique, stylish items for both wine club and tasting room. Visit us at ivvdesigns.com to learn more.
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Lucero Olive Oil Company
Lucero Olive Oil is the result of three generations of farming and producing olives in Northern California. The rural community Corning, “The Olive Capital,” has some of the oldest olive trees in California, and many of these century-old trees continue to flourish in the Lucero family groves.
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M.A. Silva USA
M. A. Silva USA serves the North American market from our headquarters in Northern California. Built in 2006, our facility houses a full service mechanical and organolepic test lab. We are proud to continue the Silva family’s traditions of high quality, outstanding service, and environmentally sound practices.
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Monvera Glass Décor
We print bottles, but we craft relationships. We understand that your packaging has a powerful influence on buying behavior. So whether you want to refresh a current brand or launch a new one, screen printing, etching or decals make your labels stand out. After all, it's more than just art, ink and glass on the line. It's your brand.
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Regent Seven Seas Cruise
The Regent Seven Seas Cruises fleet includes sister all-suite, all-balcony, 700-guest ships Seven Seas Voyager and Seven Seas Mariner; and the all-suite, 90% balcony Seven Seas Navigator.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises, with headquarters in Miami, is owned by Prestige Cruise Holdings, the market leader in the Upper Premium and Luxury segments of the cruise industry with over 6,400 berths between the Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises brands.
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Renewal by Andersen
Choose Renewal by Andersen and experience a professional start-to-finish process that leaves you with beautiful, custom, energy-efficient, professionally installed replacement windows and patio doors you'll love for years to come. Visit your local Renewal by Andersen showroom.
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Rockpile Grape Growers Association
Steep hillsides...ripping winds...outlaws and ghosts...
Climbing up from the northern border of Dry Creek Valley, Rockpile Appellation's dramatic nature unfolds. Pritchett Peaks loom in the distance, hinting at their role in Rockpile's geologic evolution; the paved road drops away to gravel, revealing much about the tenacity of early homesteaders and current-day Rockpile Grape Growers. Stories of outlaw hide-outs, wild boar hunting and those killer Rockpile wines abound. They are all true...
Welcome to ROCKPILE, Sonoma County's most rugged and spectacular AVA.
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Society of Wine Educators
The Society of Wine Educators was founded in 1974. We are a non-profit educational organization (501c3) whose mission is to advance wine education through professional development and certification. The Society’s goal is to foster and promote the professional education and development of the individual in particular, and the professional education and development of the wine industry as a whole.
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Taxi Magic
Most Convenient: Booking and managing rides is quick and easy, saving you time and hassle.
Stay in Control: With real-time mobile booking, tracking and alerts, you’re in charge of your ride.
Booking Options: No smartphone? No problem. You can book rides via text message or online.

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TEK Labels & Printing
TEK Labels & Printing is proud sponsor the 2013 ZAP Zinfandel Festival. We print wine labels on a variety of specialty stocks including the 100% recycled paper used on this years HERITAGE California Zinfandel label. Contact TEK for all your wine label needs at www.teklabel.com
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Thumbs Up Wine is dedicated to making it easy for consumers to find the very best wines – and steer clear of the bad ones – in the stores they shop at the most. Currently, over 50 national chains are covered, including Costco, Food Lion, Kroger, Safeway, Trader Joe's, and Whole Foods.
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Touring & Tasting Magazine
Established in 1995, Touring & Tasting offers an array of compelling marketing opportunities through its biannual, nationally distributed magazine; wine club services; weekly e-newsletter; print newsletter; and Website, www.TouringandTasting.com.
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Umpqua Bank
Umpqua Bank is an Oregon-based community bank recognized for its entrepreneurial approach, innovative use of technology, and distinctive banking solutions. Umpqua Bank has locations between San Francisco, California, and Seattle, Washington, along the Oregon and Northern California Coast, Central Oregon and Northern Nevada.
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VinTank – Powering Social Intelligence for your Business.
VinTank is the world’s largest software solution for social media management for the wine and restaurant industry. Measuring over 350 million conversations about wine, profiling over 14 million social wine consumers and serving over 4500 wine brands, VinTank helps wineries and restaurants connect and understand their customers in ways never before imagined.
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Wine & Spirits Magazine
When you think about wine, think about Wine & Spirits magazine for the best in journalism and buying advice based exclusively on independent, blind tastings. Find out why Wine & Spirits is a five - time James Beard Award winner for articles on food and travel, restaurants and much, much more.
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Wine Spies
We are The Wine Spies.
We've been undercover in the heart of wine country for the past seven years. Our mission is to scour the world, curating one thoroughly vetted wine for our Operatives each day. We focus on quality, only featuring wines that our entire tasting panel loves. Our customer care philosophy is simple: You’re the reason that we’re in (the spy) business. We care deeply about your happiness, and will go above and beyond to guarantee your satisfaction.
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Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley
Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley® is a trade association of over 60 wineries and 150 winegrape growers. Formed in 1989, the association represents a multi-generational family community of vintners and growers committed to growing high-quality fruit and producing world-class wines. All are committed to being good land stewards of this pristine valley for present and future generations. Most engage in sustainable farming practices and many are certified organic or biodynamic.
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Wines & Vines Magazine
Wines & Vines offers a comprehensive collection of products providing news, information, marketing and research capabilities. Our monthly magazine, Directory/Buyer's Guide and Online Marketing System provides a wide range of solutions to give you the tools to be successful in the wine and grape industry.
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Un-defining beverage relationships...
Wine With Friends is a free app that utilizes common food adjectives presented in an intuitive, image driven format that eliminates the need for words! Users can quickly determine their own unique wine profile and then search and share it with others. Wine with Friends is revolutionizing how people think and talk about wine. To some, traditional wine culture may seem intimidating and even a bit pretentious at times — see, swirl, sniff, sip ... but what is it all about? It's about enjoying a glass and sharing it with your friends. Don't let words get in your way! Download the free app and upgrade your wine drinking experience today.
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World Cooperage
Founded in 1912, World Cooperage is the leading cooperage in the world and has grown to match the demand for the best quality oak wine barrels. We proudly craft oak wine barrels with the same commitment to quality and service as our founder T.W. Boswell established four generations ago. Our focus is always on quality and innovation, and as proof of this World Cooperage’s parent company, cooperages, and mills were awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification in 2007.
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Featured Sponsor
Featured Winery
Wines, Wonderment
Featured Associate
Lodi  Winegrape Commission

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