Forums of Flavor

The Fairmont Hotel, Nob Hill, San Francisco
Friday,February 1
10:30am - 1:00pm


Explore the passion
Designed for the enthusiast with a passion for the legendary, this exclusive seminar-style tasting ignites your imagination for the varietal as you delve into the history, culture and science behind the many flavors of Zinfandel. Flights offers unique insight into the Zinfandel varietal and allows you to experience the true character of the wines through the eyes of experts as you revel in a sensory experience like no other.

Presenting Sponsor

Event Overview
ZAP has the pleasure of teaming up with the Historic Vineyard Society to introduce,some of the amazing old Zinfandel vineyards and the wines they produce from multiple regions and diverse vineyard typicities.

  • Moderator: Joel Peterson, Ravenswood

  • Tegan Passalaqua, Turley Wine Cellars, presenting Lodi wines:

  • 2011 St. Amant Winery, Marian's Vineyard (Mohr-Fry)
    2010 McCay Cellars, Contention, Lodi
    2010 Turley Cellars, Dogtown, Lodi
    2009 Macchia, Lodi

  • Dennis Patton, Dendor-Patton presenting Mendocino wines:

  • 2010 Claudia Springs,Rhodes Vineyard,Redwood Valley
    2010 Dendor Patton, Golden Coro
    2011 Carlisle, DuPratt Vineyard, Mendocino Ridge
    2010 Graziano, Kazmet Vineyards, Redwood Valley

  • Bob Biale, Robert Biale Vineyards presenting Napa wines:

  • 2010 Robert Biale Vineyards, Aldo's Vineyard, Oak Knoll District, Estate
    2010 Mike and Molly Hendry, RW Moore Vineyard, Napa Valley
    2009 Chase Cellars, Hayne Vineyard Reserve, St. Helena
    2010 T-Vine Cellars, Frediani Vineyard, Calistoga

  • Morgan Twain Peterson, Bedrock Wine Co presenting Sonoma County

  • 2009 Ravenswood, Old Hill Ranch, Sonoma Valley
    2011 Bedrock Wine Co, Papera Vineyard, Russian River Valley
    2008 Ridge Vineyards, Mazzoni Home Ranch, Alexander Valley
    2009 Dashe Cellars, Louvau Vineyard Old Vines, Dry Creek Valley

    Subject to change. As of 12/29/12

    Thursday, January 31
    Epicuria Food & Zin Pairings
    Friday, February 1 Winemakers Dinner
    Saturday, February 2 Grand Tasting
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    Featured Sponsor
    Featured Winery
    D-Cubed Cellars
    Featured Associate
    Dillwood Burkel & Millar, LLP

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