Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP) returns to San Francisco for its esteemed annual Zinfandel Experience tasting at One Market Pavilion & Restaurant. The Zinfandel Experience is the largest single varietal tasting in the world and of California’s best red wines. Winemakers and principals of the Zinfandel world come together at ZAP’s one and only Grand Tasting. It’s the most comprehensive showing of Zinfandels and blends, featuring over 70 wineries throughout the California wine regions. This all-day expedition will showcase rock-star personalities pouring reserve bottles, limited-production wines, and barrel samples at their tables. Tasting in the afternoon highlights hundreds of different Zinfandels from varied growing regions, offering the chance to explore the many dimensions of Zinfandel. One Market Pavillion & Restaurant will be home to a number of the top restaurants in the area, combining culinary delights with incomparable flavor from talented winery chefs in a light, bright space with dramatic soaring ceilings and plenty of space to roam.
Showcasing America's Grape
At the weekend’s main event, attendees will meet the winemakers and taste over 200 Zinfandels at the most comprehensive showing of Zinfandels and Zin blends in the world.
Also on hand will be a selection of sumptuous culinary bites from restaurant and winery chef partners
There will be the opportunity to purchase gourmet food and wine-related gifts from a select group of curated vendors
Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP) is a membership-based organization that advances knowledge and appreciation for American Zinfandel and its unique place in our culture and history.
ZAP exists to preserve and celebrate an important part of our heritage. We highlight the unique and wonderful characteristics of the grape—Zinfandel —that helped settle the west. Today, Zinfandel is recognized as a world class wine, grown in virtually every winegrape growing region of California.
ZAP’s programs and outreach activities showcase the legacy and potential of Zinfandel’s unique contributions to the world of wine.