The Tasting
Participating Wineries
Meet the Maker Sessions
Saturday, Jan 30, 2021 - Sunday, Jan 31, 2021
Saturday, Jan 30, 2021
1:00 - 4:00pm

The Tasting  

 with Meet the Maker Livestream Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, January 31 1-4pm

ZinEX Social Zinstancing provides guests the thrill of discovery and tasting – now from the comfort and safety of your home. Listen to winemakers stories, and check out new faces from remote places. Join us for this live-moderated online tasting spread over two days. Each day will include moderated Meet the Maker sessions featuring participating winemakers or winery principals talking about Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards. In addition, talk directly to the wineries in their virtual booths and take advantage of their latest wine offers.

Register now to receive special offers from wineries!

Meet the Maker Livestream

Join us for these informative and entertaining winemaker chats. Meet the Maker Sessions will be streaming live on the main page of our virtual event. (Schedule available on the Meet the Maker tab  – above right) Register now to get the event link. Pricing FREE!

Alexander Valley Vineyards

Armida Winery

Artezin Wines

Baca Wines

Bear Flag Wine

Bella Vineyards & Wine Caves

Berryessa Gap Vineyards

Calafia Cellars

Chronic Cellars

Dry Creek Vineyard

Elyse Winery


Grgich Hills Estate

Hartford Family Winery

Hendry Wines

J. Dusi Wines

Lapis Luna Wines

Leonard Wine Company

Martinelli Winery and Vineyards

Mauritson Wines

McCay Cellars

Mike and Molly Hendry

Miro Cellars

Once & Future Wine

Peachy Canyon Winery

Pedroncelli Wines

Quivira Vineyards

Ridge Vineyards

Robert Biale Vineyards

Rock Wall Wine Company

Rodney Strong Vineyards

Rombauer Vineyards

Seghesio Family Vineyards

Selby Winery

St. Francis Winery and Vineyard

Storrs Winery

Three Wine Company

Trentadue Winery

Tres Sabores

Wilson Winery

Saturday, January 30

Paso Robles Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards

1:15 PM PST

Moderated by Randy Caparoso

Chronic Cellars – Kip Lorensetti, Winemaker

J. Dusi Wines – Janell Dusi, Owner & Winemaker

Peachy Canyon Winery – Drew Phillips, Assistant Winemaker

Ridge Vineyards – David Gates, Senior Vice-President of Vineyard Operations

North Sonoma Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards

1:45 PM PST

Moderated by Ian Blackburn

BACA Wines – Alison Frichtl, Winemaker

Hartford Family Winery – Jeff Stewart, Winemaker

Martinelli Winery – Courtney Wagoner, Winemaker

Mauritson Wines – Clay Mauritson, Owner & Winemaker

Dry Creek Valley Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards

2:15 PM PST

Moderated by Chris Sawyer

Armida Winery – Brandon Lapides, Winemaker

Dry Creek Vineyard – Tim Bell, Winemaker

Pedroncelli – Montse Reece, Winemaker

Seghesio Family Vineyards – Andy Robinson, Winemaker

Napa Valley Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards

2:45 PM PST

Moderated by Chris Sawyer

Elyse Wines – Josh Peeples, Owner

Leonard Wine Company – Chris Leonard, Owner & Winemaker

Mike & Molly Hendry – Mike Hendry, Owner & Winemaker

Robert Biale Vineyards – Tres Goetting, Winemaker

Zinfandel Vineyards in Italy

3:15 PM PST

Moderated by Sam Kimball

Felline Accademia dei Racemi – Gregory Perrucci

Sunday, January 31

Compare and Contrast Regions

1:15 PM PST

Moderated by Randy Caparoso

Berryessa Gap Vineyards – Nicole Salengo, Winemaker

Lapis Luna – Andrew Nelson, Owner

McCay Cellars – Michael McCay, Owner & Winemaker

Sonoma County Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards

1:45 PM PST

Moderated by Sam Kimball

Bear Flag – Aaron Piotter, Winemaker

Bella Vineyards & Wine Caves  – Ryan Schmaltz, Winemaker

Miro Cellars – Miro Tcholakov, Owner/Winemaker

St. Francis Winery & Vineyard – Katie Madigan, Winemaker

Appellation Comparisons of Legendary Vineyards

2:15 PM PST

Moderated by Mark Vernon

Calafia Wines – Randle Johnson, Owner & Winemaker

Once & Future – Joel Peterson, Owner & Winemaker

Three Wine Company – Matt Cline, Owner & Winemaker

Women Winemakers

2:45 PM PST

Moderated by Barbara Haimes

Rock Wall Wine Company – Shauna Rosenblum, Winemaker

Selby Wines – Susie Selby, Owner & Winemaker

Storrs Winery – Pamela Storrs, Owner & Winemaker

Tres Sabores – Julie Johnson, Owner & Winemaker

Estate Zinfandels

3:15 PM PST

Moderated by Barbara Haimes

Alexander Valley Vineyards – Kevin Hall, Winemaker

Grgich Hills Estate – Ivo Jeramaz, Winemaker

Trentadue – Miro Tcholakov, Winemaker

Quiviria Vineyards & Winery – Hugh Chappell, Winemaker

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