Grand Tasting
Participating Wineries
Food @ Grand Tasting
Heritage Lounge
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020
11:00am -5:00pm
Pier 27, San Francisco

Overlooking the sparkling waters of the San Francisco Bay, you’ll immerse your senses at Pier 27, which is transformed into a splendid and roomy tasting hall for our Grand Tasting. This all-day Zinfandel expedition will present over 100 participating wineries. During the first portion of the day, winemakers and winery principals will be pouring reserve bottles, limited availability wines, and barrel samples at their tables. Be sure to visit the culinary stations to sample delectable bites from leading chefs. You’ll delight in these sophisticated samples paired with the wines. Other selections will inspire you to seek out new flavor combinations. The afternoon tasting highlights hundreds of different Zinfandel’s from California’s unique growing regions. And, throughout the tasting, you’ll meet many accomplished winemakers—legends who have helped make Zinfandel into California’s cult grape and the rising stars carrying Zinfandel into the future. A tantalizing day awaits you, filled with enchanting surprises and enjoyments. Tickets on sale now! Zin Ex Grand Tasting Promo 2020 from Zinfandel Advocates & Producers on Vimeo.

Saturday, Feb 1, 2020
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020
Pier 27, San Francisco

ZinEX brings winemakers and enthusiasts together to showcase Zinfandel’s classic character and diversity for any occasion, whether it’s with burgers, fine dining, or simply sipping with friends. The weekend’s main event is Saturday’s Grand Tasting where attendees meet winemakers during the most comprehensive showing of Zinfandels and Zinfandel blends in the world. Experience face-to-face tastings with celebrated winemakers from over 110 wineries. The spacious open floor plan and panoramic views of the bay create a perfect backdrop for getting to know Zinfandel. List is subject to change, watch for new additions.

CLICK HERE for a list of wines being poured at the Grand Tasting.

Participating Wineries
3 Badge Enology Accademia dei Racemi Alexander Valley Vineyards Amador Cellars Anarchy Wine Co Armida Winery Artezin BACA Zinfandel Ballentine Vineyards Bear Flag Bella Grace Vineyards Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves Berryessa Gap Vineyards Black Sears Estate Wine Buena Vista Winery Carol Shelton Wines Chase Cellars Chateau Montelena Winery Chronic Cellars Cline Cellars D-cubed Cellars Dashe Cellars David Clinton Wines Day Zinfandel Deaver Vineyards DeLoach Vineyards Dry Creek Vineyard Easton Winery Fields Family Wines Fritz Winery Gamba Vineyards and Winery Glunz Family Winery & Cellars Green and Red Vineyards Grgich Hills Estate Harney Lane Winery Hartford Family Winery Hendry Wines Hook & Ladder Winery Howell Mountain Vineyards Imagination Wines J Dusi Wines Jeff Cohn Cellars Kokomo Winery Kreck Kunde Family Winery Lapis Luna Wines Lava Cap Winery Ledson Winery & Vineyards Leonard Wine Company Limerick Lane Cellars Mauritson Wines Mazzocco Winery McCay Cellars McNab Ridge Winery Mettler Family Vineyards Michael-David Winery Mike and Molly Hendry Miraflores Winery Miro Cellars Oak Farm Vineyards Oak Ridge Winery Once and Future Opolo Vineyards Peachy Canyon Winery Pedroncelli Winery Pezzi King Winery Quivira Vineyards R&B Cellars Ramazzotti Wines Ridge Vineyards Robert Biale Vineyards Rock Wall Wine Company Rodney Strong Vineyards Rombauer Vineyards Saddleback Cellars Sbragia Family Vineyards Scott Harvey Wines Seawolf Wines Seghesio Family Vineyards Shannon Ridge St. Amant Winery St. Anne's Crossing Winery St. Francis Winery & Vineyards Steele Wines Talty Vineyards & Winery Terra d'Oro Wines Three Wine Company Tonti Family Wines Tres Sabores Trentadue Turley Wine Cellars V. Sattui Winery Vino Noceto Wilson Artisan Wineries Wine Guerrilla ZO Wines
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Saturday, Feb 1, 2020
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020
Pier 27, San Francisco

Heritage Lounge at the Grand Tasting is offered exclusively as a ZAP Heritage Club member benefit. The Lounge will be open from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Served tastings of highly-allocated Zinfandels are featured as you relax and take in the view, while enjoying nibbles and treats, and talk with winemakers who will drop by throughout the day. Add a Heritage Club membership to your ticket order, or contact the ZAP office for assistance. Complimentary for ZAP Heritage Club+ members with ticket purchase CLICK HERE for more information about Heritage Club Membership.

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