Passport to Zinfandel participant.
Zinfandel Stars A La the Next-Gen.
What would happen if a daughter of a Napa Valley wine family teamed up with a young Pinot noir-proven winemaker to take a fresh new tack on Zinfandel? Look to Baca for your answer! Looking at the old California classic vineyards with new eyes, Jennifer Brown of Napa’s Hall family joined forces with Walt Wines winemaker, Alison Frichtl Hollister, to produce a line of eight AVA-named Zinfandels from old vineyards and a few newer ones – each with its own unique taste of the place: Russian River, Paso Robles, Howell Mountain, Calistoga, Mendocino, Sonoma County, Dry Creek, and Rockpile. And according to the accolades and scores all the
wines are receiving and the following they are building, they’re right on track toward realizing their dream of gaining a new following for – and appreciation of the innate pleasures of Zinfandel.
The Baca home base is the tasting room in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine hotspot – near Healdsburg on Westside Road where it meets Dry Creek Road – home to many of the most acclaimed Zinfandel, Pinot noirs, and Chardonnays in California. The style of hospitality is to enjoy the carefully crafted wines while keeping it all fun and relaxed in a comfortable environment of vineyard views and art. Baca offers daily the opportunity to do private, comparative tasting flights of their latest Zinfandels, some of which are offered only to the winery’s club members.
And oh, Baca means “berry” in Latin – an ideal symbol for the fundamental ingredients for great wines – great grapes.
*Complimentary tastings for two for holders of a ZAP Passport to Zinfandel
“Zin is old California and we are a young Californian winemaker and vintner. Our generation is searching for and attracted to history and that’s why we’re excited to make a variety that’s from here.”
New for 2020: BACA Sensory Experience
Put your tastebuds to the challenge! Match the correct flavor descriptors to our flight of Zinfandels and earn BACA Bucks. Paired with seasonal BACA Bites, this experience is as fun as it is rewarding. Ready, set, taste!
$40 per person | $20 per member