Thursday, January 29

The Golden Gate Club
The Presidio, 135 Fisher Loop
Plenty of Parking - $7 all day

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maps & Directions
Capacity is limited! Buy your tickets today.
Member $105
Non-Member $135
Ticket Link
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The Golden Gate Club expands with a spacious tented courtyard to provide a seamless backdrop for exploring the versatile flavors of Zinfandel at this informal dine-around. Sample sophisticated and whimsical culinary creations from master chefs, perfectly paired with over 30 top Zinfandel wines. Immerse yourself in the Zinfandel culture as you mingle with winemakers and culinary experts who feed your epicuriosity!

VIP guests receive early entry and have exclusive access to the VIP lounge, a separate room where you can unwind.

Check back for updates on Winery and Restaurant Pairings!

Winemakers Reception, Dinner & Auction
The Tasting
TERMS & CONDITIONS: EVENT TICKET PURCHASES are NON-REFUNDABLE. NO EXCEPTIONS. ZAP events are "rain or shine". While all 2015 Zinfandel Experience sessions are indoors, you will be required to move between venues during Saturday's Tasting. ZAP events are for adults only. No one under 21 years of age will be admitted, including babies or infants in strollers or backpacks. Valid I.D. is required to enter. ZAP is not responsible for lost, misplaced or misdirected mail. ZAP events are non-smoking and fragrance free. The planners and sponsors of ZAP events claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers to the event, nor for the safety of any attendee while in transit to or from this event. ZAP reserves the right to cancel these events without penalty. Please remember, wine tasting must be done in a responsible manner. The registrant agrees that all parties registering on this site will practice responsible beverage consumption. Anyone who over-consumes or appears to over-consume is subject to removal from the events without refund. Please don't drink and drive. Subject to change. Thank you for your cooperation.

2015 Experience Home Page
Host Hotel
Participating Wineries
Alexander Valley Vineyards
Andis Wines
Artezin Wines
Ballentine Vineyards
Barefoot Cellars
Brazin Cellars
Carol Shelton Wines
Dashe Cellars
D-cubed Cellars
Dry Creek Vineyard
Four Vines
Gnarly Head
Jeff Cohn Cellars
Jessie's Grove Winery
Klinker Brick Winery
M2 Wines
McCay Cellars
Peachy Canyon Winery
Proulx Wines
R&B Cellars
Ridge Vineyards
Rock Wall Wine Company
Rombauer Vineyards
Rosenblum Cellars
Saddleback Cellars
Seghesio Family Vineyards
St. Amant Winery
St. Anne's Crossing
Terra d'Oro
Three Wine Company
Tres Sabores

as of August 27


Participating Wineries and Restaurants
Alexander Valley Vineyards paired with Flavor Bistro
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In 1975 the Wetzel family built a small winery and produced Alexander Valley Vineyard’s first wine. AVV quickly established a reputation for estate grown wines with distinctive varietal character. Today the Alexander Valley is a prominent appellation known worldwide as the source of elegant, age worthy wines.
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Artezin Wines paired with Estate Chef
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Artezin wines are handcrafted with pure varietal character by focusing on heirloom varieties, being sensitive to their inherent uniqueness and to the terroir in which they grow. Artezin currently produces Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Carignan, Charbono, Mourvedre, and Verdelho.
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Brazin Cellars paired with Sauce
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Brazin' is where old and new worlds collide. Lodi, one of the oldest California wine growing regions, is now home to some of the newest wine making technology. The result is a Zinfandel that is so bold, so intense, that it is dangerously good.
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Carol Shelton Wines paired with The Traveling Feast
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Mastering the Zen of Zin.
Not only has Carol mastered Zin, she has taken it to new heights and for this, all Zin lovers are grateful. Carol continues to win awards and accolades for premium Zinfandels produced under her own brand, Carol Shelton Wines.
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Dry Creek VIneyard paired with Bistro Boudin
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Family. Heritage. Authenticity. These are the words that define this family owned winery in the heart of the Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County. Their legacy and the passion of the second generation make Dry Creek Vineyard a benchmark winery in California.
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Jeff Cohn Cellars paired with Trabocco Kitchen
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Jeff Cohn Cellars is a premier California winery, located across the bay from San Francisco, producing hand-crafted single vineyard wines at it's Oakland winery. The winery specializes in Sonoma Zinfandel and Napa Syrah, harvested from the finest vineyards in California.
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Jessie's Grove Winery paired with Breadfruit Tree
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Jessie's Grove was founded in 1868. Throughout the years, the ranch and farm have survived the depression, prohibition, droughts, disease, and more. The property is currently over 320 acres, with 265 acres of premium grape vines. Some of these vines were planted in the 1800's making them over 120 years old. They are still producing fabulous wines from these ancient vines!
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Peachy Canyon Winery paired with Swan Oyster Depot
DISH: Shrimp Cocktail
Peachy Canyon Winery is a small family owned winery in the beautiful wine country of Westside Paso Robles on the Central Coast of California; near Hearst Castle and Big Sur. Peachy Canyon Winery specializes in estate Zinfandels and has been family owned and operated by the Beckett Family since 1988.
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Ravenswood Winery paired with Central Market
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A while back a wine critic gave Ravenswood high priase when he said Ravenswood Zins have "undeniable zinfidelity." That captures their goal in a nutshell: Unwavering dedication to authenticity - to the glories of Zinfandel and all the wines they make.
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Rosenblum Cellars paired with Lungomare
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Rosenblum is famous for being all about Zinfandel - Old Vine Zin, High Altitude Zin, Single Vineyard Zin, BIG Attitude Zin. They love Zin so much they make over 20 different types. Rosenblum Cellars has some of the highest rated, most-awarded Zins from California's most highly regarded vineyards.
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Saddleback Cellars paired with Rosamunde Sausage Grill
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Nils’ philosophy on making wines for Saddleback is that they must reflect the best qualities that Napa Valley has to offer; sometimes a single vineyard, sometimes a single appellation, or a blend of appellations to make the best wine in a particular vintage. Despite his reputation as “The King,” Nils is a down-to-earth, cheerful, full-of-life kind of guy whose wines not only reflect the character of their region, but also seem to reflect his personality – bold, yet approachable, friendly and fun yet with layers of complexities.
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Seghesio Family Vineyards paired with Winery Executive Chef Peter Janiak
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Established in 1895, when Edoardo Seghesio planted his first Zinfandel vineyard in Sonoma County's Alexander Valley, Seghesio Family Vineyards produces award-winning wines that honor the history of Sonoma and the Seghesio family.
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Tres Sabores paired with Mustard's Grill
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Tres Sabores means "Three Flavors" in Spanish, and in each of their wines, you'll find three equally savory, yet distinct tastes: the Terroir, or flavor embodied by the unique location of their ranch; the Vine, or distinct character of the grape variety; and the Artisan, or winemaker's personal contribution of style and intuition.
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