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Zinfandel: Stories from Napa Valley

CIA at Copia

  • 500 1st Street
  • Napa, CA
September 22, 2018
Price: $65 Seminar & Reception / $45 Reception only

An exquisite afternoon presented in two parts takes place at the ultimate Napa Valley destination for experiencing the world of food, wine, art, and community, the CIA at Copia. Your exploration begins with a seated panel presentation, discussion, and tasting featuring four leaders in Napa Valley Zinfandel.

Seminar: 2:00PM – 3:15PM
Reception: 3:30PM – 5:00PM 

Tasting Seminar
Today, Zinfandel wines are produced that rival the very best of Napa Valley—bar none. During the conversation, these renowned Zinfandel specialists will prove that Napa Valley produces some of the most terroir-driven, nuanced and balanced wines California wine country has to offer.


  • Coral Brown, Director, Brown Estate
  • Tres Goetting, Winemaker, Robert Biale Vineyards
  • Julie Johnson, Proprietor, Tres Sabores
  • Tegan Passalacqua, Director of Winemaking, Turley Wine Cellars
  • Christopher Sawyer, Sommelier

Tasting Walkabout Reception
Following the seminar, the tasting will showcase up to 30 wineries. Stroll and sip in the light-filled atrium as you visit with the winemakers who will be on-hand to tell their stories and share their wines. A selection of culinary bites, prepared by CIA chefs will be offered.

Participating Wineries and Region: 


  • August Briggs Winery
  • Chateau Montelena Winery
  • Saddleback Cellars
  • T-Vine Winery

Chiles Valley:

  • Brown Estate
  • Green & Red Vineyard

Howell Mountain:

  • Howell Mountain Vineyards
  • Lamborn Family Vineyards
  • Outpost Wines
  • Summit Lake Vineyards
  • Turley Wine Cellars

Napa Valley:

  • Grgich Hills Estates
  • Hendry Wines
  • V. Sattui Winery


  • Oakville Ranch Winery

Oak Knoll:

  • Scotto Cellars – The Lost Chapters
  • Robert Biale Vineyards


  • Neal Family Vineyards
  • Tres Sabores

St. Helena:

  • Ballentine Vineyards
  • D-cubed Cellars