America's Grape
America's Wine

 Zinfandel is a classic all-American success story. From humble beginnings, this previously little-known grape is today recognized for producing award-winning wines, gaining appreciation around the globe. ZAP welcomes you to our robust community of enthusiasts.

Preservation, Education, & Advocacy

Zinfandel Advocates & Producers

is dedicated to Zinfandel preservation, education, and appreciation. We are celebrating Zinfandel’s unique place in our culture and history while supporting the global spirit of this much sought-after wine grape. Press on for wineries, recipes, tips, history and more!

Zap Events

25 Jan

VIP Paired to Perfection: An Evening of Food and Wine Pairings

26 Jan

VIP Seminar

26 Jan

VIP Evening with the Winemakers and Auction

27 Jan

Trade & Media Tasting

13 Apr

2024 Bourbon & Blues Cruise

27 May

ZAP’s Basque Spain Wine Experience


Zap Social

Benefits of Heritage Membership
ZAP Heritage members and above enjoy VIP hospitality at Premier Experience wineries — including behind-the-scenes tours, barrel tastings, waived fees and more. Each participating ZAP winery rolls out the red carpet for you in their own special way. Find out what the current Premier Winery Experiences are available.


Winery Directory

Discover a new winegrowing region, tasting room, or magical vineyard tour. Look for Premier Winery Experience opportunities and taste the differences Zinfandel offers. Finding your style and sharing your favorites is what Zinfandel is all about!


Featured Wineries

Jessup Cellars
Meadowcroft Wines
We Know Jack!
Covenant Winery
A. Rafanelli Winery

Introducing The California Zinfandel Trail
The California Zinfandel Trail is an easy-to-use travel planning tool that is designed to help you map your winery visits throughout the wide-ranging world of California’s heritage wine – Zinfandel.