Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 Saturday, Jan 20, 2018
- 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Location Pier 27, 27 San Francisco Pier 33 - Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA
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.
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
For all day ticket holders, the doors open with wineries welcoming you to private reserve, barrel samples and wines with limited availability. You’ll sample special epicurean bites from estate chefs, and enjoy relaxed conversations with celebrity winemakers about their wine and Zinfandel’s food pairing virtues.
ZAP Members $150 Early Bird through October 31 is $130
1:00 – 5:00 PM (for ZAP members)
2:00 – 5:00 PM (public)
The afternoon tasting highlights over 500 different wines poured by 130 of the best Zinfandel producers. Throughout the tasting, you can meet many of the great winemakers—legends who have helped make Zinfandel into California’s cult grape and the rising stars carrying Zinfandel into the future.
ZAP Members $70 Early Bird through October 31 is $60
Heritage Club 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
Meet the Maker Roundtables
1:00 – 4:00 PM
This is speed dating for wine lovers. These short sessions provide guests and the winemaker an opportunity to get to know each other in a fun and informal setting. With only a handful of people seated around the table, the winemaker shares their wine and tells stories about how it was made. Guests are encouraged to ask questions and discover new ways to enjoy Zinfandel.
Complimentary with ticket purchase. Onsite registration only
List of participating wineries coming soon!