Rebecca Robinson, Executive Director of Zinfandel Advocates and Producers (ZAP) has been short-listed as a nominee by the international Old Vine Conference to receive the organization’s Old Vine Hero Award. The Old Vine Conference is a U.K. based non-profit organization that was co-founded in 2021 by noted wine professionals Leo Austin, Sarah Abbott MW, […]
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 […]
Check out this article from Sonoma Magazine and explore Sonoma County Zinfandel. These wineries offer a great introduction to Sonoma County’s superb zins.
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 […]
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? 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 […]
In our third installment of the Flights! Virtual Seminar Series we visit the Legendary Vineyards of Sonoma County. Pull up a chair and learn what makes these vineyards so special. Flights! Sonoma from Zinfandel Advocates & Producers on Vimeo.
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! 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 […]