8 Reasons to Love California Zinfandel

Late Harvest Zinfandel

1. Wide Range. Zinfandel is planted in virtually all of California’s grape growing areas, and in the widest variety of soils, topography, and climates. Zinfandel is the most terroir-driven wine because it expresses the essence of where it is grown. 2. Right Place, Right Time. Zinfandel is a wine story uniquely Californian, making its way […]

ZAP Introduces New “Wine Club” Benefit

In the mid 1990’s, ZAP and UC Davis partnered to create greater diversity for growers and winemakers to expand the quality of offerings of Zinfandel plants. The Zinfandel Heritage Vineyard Project has been a fruitful collaboration, and for many years membership at ZAP has included access to the exclusive Heritage Vineyard Zinfandel.  These Zinfandels, not available […]

A Celebration of National Zinfandel Day

If you are on social media, especially Instagram, and you’re a wine lover, you might be aware of the various wine holidays (like National Zinfandel Day) that seem to pop up sporadically throughout the year. Look no further than National Drink Wine Day, International Wine Day, or National Wine Day, if you want to enjoy […]

What is Zinfandel?

Late Harvest Zinfandel

WHAT IS ZINFANDEL? That is, of course, a rhetorical question, but it is also a question concerning what Zinfandel is stylistically, and what the current public perception of Zinfandel wines considers?   Zinfandel is California’s keystone varietal and Zinfandel was “long considered “America’s vine and wine”. It first started making its impression on wine drinkers […]

Flights! Virtual Seminar Series: Legendary Vineyards of Lodi

Did you miss our Lodi Flights! Virtual Tasting Seminar? Have no fear! We recorded the session for you to watch whenever you want. Just grab a glass of Zin, and get ready to hear why Legendary Vineyards are so important to the world of Zinfandel.   Flights! Virtual Seminar Series – Lodi from Zinfandel Advocates […]

Flights! Virtual Seminar Series: Legendary Vineyards of Contra Costa

Flights! Contra Costa from Zinfandel Advocates & Producers on Vimeo. Our trip through the Legendary Vineyards of Contra Costa was as entertaining as it was educational! But don’t take our word for it…. “Joel, Matt and Shauna are the best! We so enjoyed their comments on the Contra Costa area, their wines and vineyards, and […]

Legendary Vineyards Video Series: Black Sears

High atop the Howell Mountain ridge line a legend still stands. Black Sears Vineyard produces a fruit so complex even the local bears can’t get enough! We hope you have enjoyed our Legendary Vineyards Video Series – to support programs like these please consider a tax deductible donation.   It’s time to experience Legendary Zinfandel […]

The Social Zinstancing Experience was a success!

Did you miss the very first Virtual ZinEX?  Not to worry – we have the recorded sessions available for you to view whenever you like. You can also access the wineries’ Virtual Booths along with their special offers until February 15 by clicking HERE. So grab a glass, fill it with some Zin and get […]