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History of Zinfandel
Transformation Creates New Tradition
All other significant wine varieties have their reference points in Europe, but Zinfandel established its own tradition in California and has become known as America’s Heritage wine. Zinfandel’s history is a classic All-American success story—transforming from a little-known grape into one that has achieved such tremendous popularity that it has grown on more than 50,000 acres in the United States.

Each wine reflects the personality of the region in which it is grown. Bold and celebratory, independent and unpretentious, versatile and individual, Zinfandel has charted a course all its own, epitomizing the “New World.” Experimentation as well as careful research and cultivation has led to ingenuity in vineyards and wineries, resulting in the production of Zinfandel wines that range from...
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