Rock Wall Wine Company

August 15, 2019 | By Glenda Cunningham

Passport to Zinfandel participant  The Rock Wall Wine Company represents a new chapter in the East Bay, urban winemaking scene, offering wine lovers one of the most unique experiences in the wine world. Established in 2008 by a small group of wine industry veterans, including consulting winemaker Kent Rosenblum, daughter and winemaker Shauna Rosenblum, at […]

Three Wine Company

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

Premier Winery Experience participant and Passport to Zinfandel participant   The Old Sugar Mill, which was built in 1934 to process sugar beets, has been repurposed into a center for artisanal wineries, events, food trucks, picnicking, and a live entertainment and concert venue. The historic and defunct sugar facility is now a popular historic landmark […]

Wilson Winery

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

Premier Winery Experience participant and Passport to Zinfandel participant   A day of visiting Dry Creek Valley would not be complete without paying a visit to one of its landmark structures and wineries – Wilson Winery. Lovingly restored and modernized for state of the art winemaking, the century-old Wilson Winery is the domain of Diane […]

Seghesio Family Vineyards

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

Premier Winery Experience participant and Passport to Zinfandel participant Immigration, survival, determination, re-invention. Going to legendary Seghesio Family Vineyards in Healdsburg is to connect back in time to the hard-working origins of California wine and to view the entire colorful history of Sonoma County and California wine through a modern lens. And visiting today is […]

Ridge Lytton Springs

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

Premier Winery Experience participant and Passport to Zinfandel participant Dry Creek Valley Paul Draper’s influence on the preservation and elevation of California Zinfandel cannot be understated. The Ridge Lytton Springs winery estate in Sonoma is a testament to Draper’s trailblazing vision beginning back in the 1960’s at the Ridge Monte Bello Winery of making mountain […]

Ridge Vineyards

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

Premier Winery Experience participant and Passport to Zinfandel participant   Is there a more spectacular contrast of the old and new in California? Sequestered high atop the Santa Cruz mountains, the historic Ridge winery originally built in 1885 by Osea Perrone that once looked down on Santa Clara’s orchards and vineyards now looks directly down […]

McNab Ridge Winery

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

McCay Cellars

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

Premier Winery Experience participant and Passport to Zinfandel participant Where else can you taste great Zinfandels sitting in a cozy grape gondola “booth” – big tires and all – and all of the place’s design features are wine artifacts and relics – plus an entire actual huge old hanging grapevine – roots down to the […]

Chronic Cellars

June 14, 2019 | By freshmint

Passport to Zinfandel participant At Chronic it’s all about the ‘C’s: Casual. Creative. Colorful. Comfortable. And let’s throw in cost-effective, coastal California, and character. Or, is that charact-ers? When the Beckett brothers, Josh and Jake, decided after college to go all-in on winemaking they joked around about the notion of a good wine that captured […]

BACA Zinfandel

June 3, 2019 | By freshmint

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 […]

ZAP Members
Please log in to access exclusive content and offers

Member Login

Lost your password?

Become a ZAP Member

ZAP Members get full access to:

  • Premier Winery Experience invitations
  • Exclusive content
  • Discounts & more

Explore options for Advocates, Producers, and Associate Memberships

LEARN MORE