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January 29 - 31
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Opolo’s Mountain Zinfandel wins best of show at Alameda County Fair
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Blind Tasting 2012 Zinfandel
"As you may know, Zinfandel is my favorite American grape variety. The wines produced tend to span a wide range of fascinating styles and can reveal fabulous terroir."
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Your Next Lesson: Zinfandel
"...a stylistic shift has occurred with zinfandel, with more producers gravitating toward fresher, nuanced wines."
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Zinfandel: The Most American Drink of All
"... many things America calls its own are not actually so—they’ve just been perfected here. Pizza, football, the political campaign, and in the culture of juice, Zinfandel."
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In California, the amount of Zinfandel vineyards is plentiful—so plentiful that the varietal is grown in eight regions across the state...the Zinfandel produced in each AVA exhibits the same richness and intensity and yet still maintains unique characteristics as a result of terroir, vineyard management and practices, as well as the winemaking techniques involved after the fruit has been harvested.
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"While zinfandel is made in a wide range of styles, from firm, austere and Bordeaux-like to decadently rich and high in alcohol, the best versions all exhibit exuberant, even flamboyant berry fruit character. Zin is grown all over California and makes topnotch wines ...
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Zinfandel can be many things -- light and fruity in a rose "white" zinfandel, lush and juicy in "starter" red wines, elegant and superbly balanced in "claret" style and august, hearty and extra-full-bodied in blockbuster red wines. Fred Tasker, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
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ZAP's Mission: The Association of Zinfandel Advocates & Producers is a not-for-profit, membership based educational 501(c)(3) corporation. ZAP’s mission is to advance public knowledge of and appreciation for American Zinfandel and its unique place in our culture and history.


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