Zinfandel Experience 2019
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Schedule of Events
Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 - Saturday, Jan 19, 2019
Thursday, Jan 17, 2019
San Francisco, CA

ZinEXDine, Learn, Enjoy, Taste with legends and emerging rock stars of Zinfandel. ZinEX is a three-day wine and food extravaganza attracting wine lovers from around the world. Experience the classic character of Zinfandel at four extraordinary events featuring a diverse selection of wines and styles. The weekend includes a Welcome Dine-Around at One Market, Flights seminar, Winemakers Auction & Dinner, and Grand Tasting. ZinEX 2019 features access to winemaker celebrities at three impressive venues, showcasing the talents of winemakers, chefs, and artisanal food purveyors. Your VIP package includes Heritage Club membership, tickets to each of these events and so much more.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 - Saturday, Jan 19, 2019
Thursday, Jan 17, 2019
San Francisco, CA


This is the ultimate weekend for you to dine, learn, enjoy and taste with the Zinfandel legends and emerging rock stars. Our-three-day wine and food spectacular attracts wine lovers from around the world to experience the classic character of Zinfandel at four exceptional events that features a diverse selection of wines and styles. Showcasing the talents of winemakers, chefs and artisan food purveyors, your VIP experience offers pleasurable pursuits at every turn.

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Thursday, January 17

Opening Night - Dining at One Market Pavillion

One Market

It’s time to pop the corks! Winemakers will be on-hand to greet you with special offerings as we toast to reuniting with friends, relaxing and get re-acquainted in the stylish ambiance of One Market’s Pavilion. Award-winning chef, Mark Dommen will showcase his innovative new American cuisine with a menu of exceptional flavors.

Note: The bulk of this event is reserved for our VIP packages. Individual tickets will be extremely limited to Heritage Club members.

Friday, January 18


The Palace Hotel

A seated seminar-style tasting with themed flights for the true wine aficionado! Delve into the personalities and science behind the flavors of Zinfandel.

Winemakers Auction & Dinner

The Palace Hotel

Taking inspiration from our new host hotel, The Palace, we’re elevating your experience with our Grape Gatsby Gala themed Winemakers Auction & Dinner. Dress to impress in swanky flapper attire for the ladies and men donning your fedoras, bow ties and spats! It’s a decadent evening of indulgence with a nod to the glitter and glam of the jazz age.

This enchanting evening kicks off with a silent auction showcase of rare bottles and winery experiences to win, as your winemaker hosts pop corks on big bottles and cellar selections to taste. Then, sit down with your host for a magnificently tailored dinner menu and get ready to raise your paddle during the live auction for amazing prizes, created exclusively for ZAP.

Saturday, January 19

Grand Tasting

Pier 27

The weekend’s main event is the Grand Tasting, where you will meet the winemakers at the most comprehensive showing of Zinfandels and blends in the world and experience a selection of sumptuous culinary samples from restaurants and winery chefs. Your tasting journey will take you on an expedition of growing regions, winemaking styles, and latest releases. Be prepared for new activities and surprises.

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