Forums of Flavor
The Fairmont Hotel, Nob Hill, San Francisco
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.
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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