FOUR EXTRAORDINARY EVENTS, ONE CLASSIC VARIETAL
21ST ANNUAL ZAP FESTIVAL
January 26 – 28, 2012 San Francisco, California
Epicuria: Food & Zinfandel Pairings, on Thursday January 26, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., at The Concourse (635 8th Street at Brannan, San Francisco 94103-4901). This is an intimate way to explore the magic of matching food and Zinfandel, whether it’s Swan Oyster Depot’s shrimp cocktail or lamb lollipops from Ruth’s Chris Steak House.
Flights! Forums of Flavor: on Friday January 27, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Westin St. Francis Hotel (Union Square, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco 94102). This in-depth seminar-style tasting features themed flights of Zinfandels presented by the winemakers and offers insights into the Zinfandel varietal, an opportunity to experience the true character of the legend yourself.
Winemakers’ Dinner: On Friday January 27, 2012. “A benefit with taste” 5:00 pm – 10:00 p.m. at The Westin St. Francis Hotel. Viva Las Vegas! Dress to the nines and bring your lucky charm to this glamorous reception and dinner where you will enjoy unusual wines chosen by your winemaker hosts. Throw your chips in for the live and silent auctions featuring rare and one-of-a-kind lifestyle lots, with proceeds benefiting ZAP programming, education and Heritage Projects.
Grand Tasting: From A To Zin: Saturday January 28, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at The Concourse. Savor the journey through the world’s largest single varietal tasting as you explore hundreds of barrel samples and new releases.