Spicy. Earthy. Red fruits. Full of flavor and complexity. All qualities of your favorite Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel. In Dry Creek Valley, they're zealous Zinfanatics with a reputation. They've been growing the variety for over 150 years! For the first seminar in the Winemakers in Conversation series, the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley are bringing in the “OZGs” (original Zinfandel growers) to discuss what it is about Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel that makes them feel so passionate. The panel features wineries and winemakers that through the years have made Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel a household name and a staple in the cellars of both everyday drinkers and collectors alike. Wine writer, Esther Mobley, will help bring these wines’ stories to fruition for an incredible conversation.
Hugh Chappelle - Quivira Vineyards
John Olney - Ridge Vineyards
Montse Reese - Pedroncelli Winery
Ted Seghesio - Seghesio Family Vineyards
Esther Mobley - Wine, Beer & Spirits for The San Francisco Chronicle
About Winemakers in Conversation:
An immersive wine and food experience that takes a deep dive into the signature varietals of the Dry Creek Valley Region. Seminars feature a classroom style tasting with exclusive tastes and hand selected vintages. After the seminar, mingle with the winemakers while tasting additional wines and curated food pairings.