Get ready San Francisco, because here comes Zin EX, January 30-February 1! Three spectacular days to celebrate the marvelous varietal Zinfandel. It starts with the Opening Night Dinner at Le Colonial (SOLD OUT, sorry!).
Moving on, there is a fantastic seminar, Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards – As seen through the Eyes of Their Caretakers on Friday January 31, 10:30 to 1pm at The Palace Hotel, with moderator extraordinaire Joel Peterson, founding winemaker at Ravenswood Winery (TICKETS Available!). Later in the evening comes Havana Nights, the SOLD OUT Winemaker Auction & Dinner.
Saving the best for last is the Grand Tasting on Saturday February 1st, at Pier 27: This Zinfandel expedition will have over 100 participating wineries and culinary stations to sample delectable bites from leading chefs! BE SURE to include the code #ZigSaw for $10 OFF your PUBLIC Grand Tasting entry at 2pm!
Happy New Year to all you wine connoisseurs out there! Here is an invitation to a try tasting something novel every Wednesday of 2020 as a most splendid resolution.
To get started trek on over to Gravenstein Grill in Sebastopol (8050 Bodega Ave) for a Wine Wednesday tasting! It is weekly in the Bartlett Bar from 5:30-7pm, an excellent opportunity to enjoy a free wine tasting with a local wine producer.
Warm up with these upcoming guest wineries this Winter!
January 22: Pedroncelli Winery
January 29: Bacigalupi Vineyards
February 5: Talisman Wines
February 12: Shane Wines
February 19: Miro Cellars
February 26: Donald Patz Wine Group
Top to Bottom: Pedroncelli on Jan 22; Shane Wines on Feb 12; Maritana Vineyard on Feb 26; Talisman (top two) on Feb 5; Miro Cellars on Feb 19 & Bacigalupi Vineyards on Jan 29!