Saturday August 11th 2012
|Where||Rock Wall Wine Company - 2301 Monarch St - Alameda, |
|Time||2:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
|Cost||Member tickets - $50 per person / Non Member and at door - $60 per person |
|Event Page Link||Event Page|
||Discover the distinct flavors of Zinfandel from up and down California including the Bay Area, Lodi, Napa, Paso Robles, Sierra Foothills, and Sonoma: this is an opportunity to taste and compare 30 different Zinfandels from 9 growing regions. 4 savvy chefs---Chef Tyler Stone, Chef John Ledbetter of Bocanova, Chef Dawn Wofford of Sonoma Smokehouse and Chef Sophina Uong of Pican---will fire up the grills to create tantalizing tastes served alongside the wines. A "People's Choice" award will be chosen by the attendees. Respected wine professionals serving as judges---Sara Schneider (Sunset Magazine's wine editor), Luke Sykora (Associate Editor, Wine & Spirits Magazine), Lynne Char Bennett (San Francisco Chronicle), Charles Olken (Connoisseur's Guide to California Wine), Randy Caparoso (Sommelier Journal) and Frank Thorsberg (KTVU television producer and wine blogger)---will also select a winning "Grill Master." Enjoy the views of San Francisco Bay and the spaciousness of the airplane hangar setting while you stroll, sip, taste, chat and chew.|
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Zinfandel Advocates & Producers
The Association of Zinfandel Advocates and Producers (ZAP) is a non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization. ZAP is dedicated to educating the public about the Zinfandel grape. It has a unique place in American culture and winemaking. Zinfandel's distinctive character and exceptional quality place it among the prominent wines of the world.
ZAP supports the recognition of the Zinfandel grape as a national treasure.