January 29 - 31

Returning to
The Presidio and Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco

Maps & Directions

ZAP shows off the classic character of Zinfandel at our 2015 Zinfandel Experience. Set once again at both the historic Presidio overlooking the San Francisco Bay and the iconic Four Seasons Hotel, the Zinfandel Experience delivers casual enjoyment with luxurious style.

We've enhanced the Experience with streamlined features and increased access, allowing you to taste Zinfandel in an environment of pleasing and intimate camaraderie. This one-of-a-kind event is the largest, single varietal tasting of it's kind, bringing together renowned Zinfandel producers and the enthusiasts who encourage them.

The Tasting
Saturday, January 31

Golden Gate Club & Film Centre, The Presidio
Attendees have continuous unlimited access

Exclusive Reserve & Barrel: 11AM - 1PM
Winemakers and principals will pour samples at their tables during this exclusive tasting for VIPs and all-day ticket holders. You will enjoy a “sneak peek” tasting of upcoming vintages and special Zinfandels that have earned the title of “reserve.” This walk-around experience offers an special foray into the wineries most prized Zinfandel treasures.

- All Day Tasting: 11AM - 5PM
- Official Tasting for ZAP Members: 1PM - 5PM
- Official Tasting for ZAP Non-Members: 2PM - 5PM

The Golden Gate Club, with a spacious tented courtyard and striking views, and the attractive Film Centre, location for the gourmet food trucks, will serve as our two venues at the Presidio for this all-day Zinfandel tasting.

Attend The Tasting and become fluent in the language of Zinfandel. Throughout the event, winemakers and owners will personally share their deep passion for their craft and artisan creations. Whether you explore the flavors of Zinfandel blends, single vineyards and old vine Zinfandels, or delve into the distinctive dialects of Zinfandel growing regions, your senses are in for a treat. You can also expand your Zinfandel vocabulary by attending a variety of Winemaker Workshops and visit the General Store to bring home some of your favorite discoveries. Gourmet food trucks add to the experience with hearty fare and extended opportunities to socialize with fellow members of the Zinfandel community abound. When the event is over, your experience will continue for a lifetime. Zinfandel’s star is on the rise. Reach out and grab it.

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.

VIP Getaway Package
Turn your Experience into a Zinfandel holiday by purchasing the Ultimate VIP Getaway for two. VIP Package
Host Hotel
Event Schedule
  • Pre-Event Wednesday January 28: Trade Tasting
    Location: Rock Wall Wine Company, Alameda
    Trade Tasting
  • Thursday January 29:
    Epicuria Food & Zin Pairings

    Location: Golden Gate Club, The Presidio
  • Friday January 30:
    Flights! Forums of Flavor

    Location: Four Seasons Hotel
  • Friday January 30:
    Winemakers Reception, Dinner & Auction

    Location: Four Seasons Hotel
    Winemakers Dinner & Auction
  • Saturday January 31:
    The Tasting

    Locations: Golden Gate Club & Film Centre, The Presidio
    The Tasting
  • General Store Wine Sales
    Location: Golden Gate Club, The Presidio
    General Store
    Gourmet Food Trucks located at Film Centre
  • Saturday Heritage Club
    Become a member of ZAP's Heritage Club and enjoy exclusive added benefits.
    Heritage Club
  • Media Inquiries please contact elemental meme


    Featured Sponsor
    Featured Winery
    Seghesio Family Vineyards
    Featured Associate
    Paragon Label

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