Date
Sunday, Aug 13, 2017
Sunday, Aug 13, 2017
Hours
Tasting Time: Sunday 12:30PM - 3:30PM
Location
19170 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville, CA 95441, USA

Where Zinfandel Passions Gather

Zinfandel is known for its versatility—pairing the widest range of foods, while showcasing the unlimited expressions of taste. Come explore the qualities of Zinfandel and delight in the tastes of summer with us! 

This year’s event is being held at Trentadue Winery in Geyserville, where a touch of Tuscany greets you in their air-conditioned indoor pavilion. Outdoors, a comfortable and romantic area creates an old world Italian ambiance surrounded by lush vineyards, picturesque mountains, vine covered arbors, shaded gardens, mature redwoods and expansive lawns.

What to Expect

  • A wine and food tasting featuring Zinfandel wines and blends
  • Beautiful location nestled among the vineyards and rolling hills of Geyserville
  • More than 60 wineries from all over California 
  • A chance to meet celebrity winemakers
  • ZAP Heritage Club members are invited to a special feature 

Food Offerings

Cochon Volant  – serving classic American barbecue—smoked over almond wood.  All meats are naturally raised and hormone-free – locally sourced and organic produce. Market Menu items for purchase will include:

  • Baby Back Ribs
  • BBQ Pork Sandwich
  • Painted Hills Natural 14 hour Beef Brisket Sandwich
  • Dino Kale Salad with Roasted Beets
  • Sonoma BBQ Sauce by the jar – available for purchase

Sonoma Cake Creations offering dessert samplings-specialty cake and dessert boutique.  Dessert items include:

  • Mini Cheesecake with Sauce Toppings
  • Mini Cupcakes
  • Zinfandel Gummy Bears
  • Double-Gold Winner Dark Cherry Zinfandel Sauce available for purchase

For Heritage Club Members only:  The Art and Science of Winemaking with Miro from 11:30 – 12:30

Attention Heritage Club+ members! If you haven’t yet purchased your tickets to Summer Celebration—don’t wait any longer—this exclusive complimentary tasting is sure to sell out soon.  

Join us for a blending guessing game—how much Zinfandel is really in that glass? Your guide for this one-hour Winemaking 101 immersion is none other than Trentadue Winemaker, Miro Tcholakov.  

Your challenge: Identify how different blending wines can enhance a final blend. You’ll taste each element separately as Miro directs you on the basic components (spice, pepper—is that rose petal, or perhaps raspberry—you be the judge). You’ll gain an insider’s insight into why winemakers add or subtract the elements.  

The big reveal will come when our winemaking wizard draws the curtain back and shares the secret.  Guess the blend and win bragging rights at your next dinner party! Could winemaking be your next career move or hobby?

Lodging at The Geyserville Inn

  • 20% Discount for Friends of ZAP 
  • Contact the Inn – 707.857.4343 and mention “ZAP” to receive discount.  Discounts available week of the event.

Music provided by Peter Wilson

The art of storytelling through roots music – Influences of folk, blues, and jazz weave their way into the music of Peter Wilson who says he tends to gravitate toward roots music, anything with a true Americana sound.


Saturday Winery OPEN HOUSE in Dry Creek Valley

Come a day early and check out the special offerings at Comstock Wines, Dry Creek Vineyard, Kokomo Winery, Pedroncelli Winery, Ridge Winery (Lytton Springs), Sbragia Family Vineyards and Seghesio Family Vineyards.  Thank you to Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley!

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