May 16th, 2018
Beverly Hills, CA (February 22, 2018) – Good News, Zinfandel is growing in popularity! 2017 reports show increased prices and very tight supply! Did you know that Zinfandel is known as California’s heritage grape?! In honor of our heritage grape, Montage Beverly Hills and WineLA join together to host Elevating Zin on May 16th, 2018.
Zinfandel is an important and historical crop to California’s wine industry. Growers and Producers agree, the future is about elevating the quality and the reputation of the grape. Zinfandel needs to be considered a fine wine to succeed going forward and now targets those that collect cabernet, meritage, and popular blends. Zinfandel is planted in some of the most valuable soils in Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles and areas in between.
Come and meet the winemakers and namesakes’ for a night of Zin! With over 17 notable wineries set to participate in the festivities, Montage Beverly Hills and WineLA expects to welcome hundreds of wine enthusiasts to celebrate the "Crème de la crème" of the Zinfandel community!
Among the wonderful list of wineries showcasing their most popular wine are Winemaker Clay Mauritson pouring Mauritson, Director Stacy Rafanelli pouring A. Rafanelli Winery, Winemaker Bertus Van pouring T-Vine, Owner Christina Turley pouring Turley, Winemaker Tres Goetting pouring Robert Biale Vineyards, Winemaker/Owner Stephanie Cook pouring Wonderment Wines, Winemaker Brian Lamborn pouring Lamborn Family Vineyard, Winemaker Hugh Chappelle pouring Quivira, Director Mike Hendry pouring Hendry, Winemaker Chris Cottrell pouring Bedrock Wine Co., Winemaker Ted Seghesio pouring Seghesio family Vineyards, Winemaker Agostino Gamba pouring Gamba Vineyards and Winery, VP Mark Malpiede pouring Williams Selyum, and lastly Winemaker Ian Blackburn pouring Beekeeper Cellars.
The evening VIP event will begin at 6 p.m. This experience includes an intimate tasting hour of older-vintage wines with an amazing list of winemakers and heavy appetizers ($125 advanced and $150 at the door). The 7 P.M. General admission($69-79 advanced and $95 at the door) includes unlimited tasting and tray passed appetizers, as well as, access to the charity silent auction containing lots of collectable and large format wines. Auction will benefit the TJ Martell Foundation and Zinfandel Advocates and Producers (AKA ZAP).
Meet with the who’s who of Zinfandel producers while enjoying unlimited wine tasting, great MONTAGE cuisine and a wonderful audience. WineLA welcomes wine fans of all experience levels. Prices subject to change as we approach the event.
For more information about Elevating Zin or to purchase tickets - visit www.winela.com/elevating-zinfandel
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