2019 VIP Zinfandel Experience
VIP Package Includes
The Grape Gatsby Gala
New Host Hotel
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.

Heritage Club Membership Included

An annual membership in the Heritage Club is included with your Ultimate VIP package, giving you access to behind-the-scenes opportunities at wineries, member discounts and the chance to build personal relationships with renowned winemakers and growers.  Heritage Club members at ZinEX can enjoy the Farm-to-Table event, as well as entrance for two into the Grand Tasting Heritage Club Lounge.

As you review the Ultimate VIP package, we invite you to consider supporting ZAP through membership at our Ambassador or Imperial levels, where you join a select group of ZAP members and become a partner with us in our quest. ZAP Ambassador and Imperial members are handsomely rewarded for their amplified support of Zinfandel with two additional tickets to the Grand Tasting and the Heritage Club Lounge, and entrance to the ZinEX Trade Tasting. Ambassador and Imperial members are personally recognized by ZAP’s Board of Directors as leading champions of America’s heritage grape.

ZAP relies on members like you to keep the story and significance of Zinfandel alive and vibrant. A portion of your membership is tax-deductible and is critical to sustaining our programs and educational activities. For more information, please call the ZAP office at 530.274.4900.


Two nights lodging at the magnificent Palace Hotel

Two tickets to the four events:

Reservations at Thursday’s Opening Night Dining

Reserved Seating at Flights!

Preferred Seating at Friday’s Winemakers Auction & Dinner  with select winemakers

All day, continuous and unlimited access to Saturday’s Grand Tasting


Access to the Heritage Lounge at Grand Tasting

Roundtrip shuttle service to Thursday and Saturday events

Heritage Club Membership with Wine Amenity (3 bottles) of Heritage Vineyard

*Packages for one available

The Grape Gatsby Gala
Winemakers Auction & Dinner

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.

Located in downtown San Francisco on Market Street, The Palace Hotel harkens back a bygone era of opulence and romance. It’s an icon unveiled. Your luxury accommodations, featuring original architecture and authentic elements are paired with inspired, modern décor. The spaces are filled with light, color and warmth. It’s a look that is rich, stylish and absolutely gorgeous.

Special rates are available for individual overnight accommodations. Please call the ZAP office at 530.274.4900 for more information.

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