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Paso Robles Celebrates Zinfandel

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Those who've purchased advance tickets will find a seat at Zinposium tasting. Those who've purchased advance tickets will find a seat at Zinposium tasting. Photo: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance

TASTE News Service, March 6, 2019 – Zinfandel, Paso Robles Wine Country's heritage variety, will be celebrated March 15 – 17 throughout Paso Robles during their annual Zinfandel Weekend event.

pourer at Paso Zin Festival PicmonkeyWalk around tasting offers informal investigation. Photo: Paso Robles Wine Country AllianceThe celebration begins on Friday with Zinposium, a seated tasting known to sell out. The evening's exclamation point is Z After Party, an intimate tasting of Zinfandel and Zinfandel blended wines from 24 of Paso's Zin specialists. Festivities continue through the weekend with more than 100 individual events at the wineries and tasting rooms of Paso Robles.

Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend begins on Friday, March 15 with Zinposium, a Zin-focused seminar. The 2019 Zinposium theme is dry farmed Zinfandel. Moderator Neil Collins, of Lone Madrone wines, will lead a five-winemaker panel, all masters in making Zinfandel with from dry farmed vineyards. The wines selected reflect Paso's reputation for high-quality wines, including J Dusi Wines, Lone Madrone, Minassian-Young Vineyards, Peachy Canyon Winery, and Turley Wine Cellars.

Following Zinposium, Z After Party will take place in the same space, the Paso Robles Inn Ballroom. Join 24 Paso wineries for a special stroll-taste-groove experience. Zinfandel is complemented by a fantastic selection of sweets from Brown Butter Fudge, Aww Fudge; Cashew Brittle Samples, California Brittle Company; Taffy, Mehlenbachers Taffy; Chocolate Delight, Sips & Sweets; Raspberry Crumb Bars, Splash Café; Handmade Caramels, Sugar + Spoon. Plus more to come! The Darrell Voss Trio completes the evening with a cool jazz soundtrack to blend with Zin. This intimate tasting is also predicted to sell out and tickets will not be available at the door.

Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend continues the celebration throughout Paso Robles Wine Country March 15 - 17, 2019 with more than 100 individual events at the region's wineries. Visit pasowine.com for complete Vintage Paso details and ticket information.

 

 

couple overlooking paso wine country PicmonkeyVisitors take in panorama of Paso wine country. Photo: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance

Wineries set to pour:

Bella Luna Estate Winery, Beyond The Pale, Castoro Cellars, Derby Wine Estates, Eos Winery, Glunz Family Winery & Cellars, Grey Wolf & Barton Family Wines, J Dusi Wines, Le Vigne Winery, Lone Madrone, Minassian-Young Vineyards, ONX Wines, Opolo Vineyards, Peachy Canyon Winery, Pear Valley Vineyard & Winery, Pelletiere Estate Vineyard & Winery, Powell Mountain Cellars, Robert Hall Winery, Rotta Winery, SummerWood Winery, Thacher Winery, Tooth & Nail Winery, Vines on the Marycrest, Zenaida Cellars

About Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance

The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance represents wineries, growers and businesses in Paso Robles Wine Country. Centrally located between San Francisco and Los Angeles, along California's Central Coast, Paso Robles Wine Country is California's third largest wine region. It encompasses more than 40,000 vineyard acres and 250 wineries.

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