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Zinfandel on the World Stage

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March 1, 2019
9:30 am - 11:15 am
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VCC West, meeting room 110
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Ticket Status: Sold Out

WSET Masterclass

Zinfandel was once considered an American grape, but we now know both it and Italy’s Primitivo are clones of the Croatian variety Crljenak Kaštelanski. WSET’s masterclass will trace Zinfandel from its European roots to its established position on the world stage. We’ll also tell you how to pronounce the Croatian name!

Moderator: Dave Rudman DipWSET
Panelists: Mark de Vere MW DipWSET, Keith Nicholson DipWSET

Sponsored by WSET

Featured wines:

Korta Katarina Rosé – Zinfandel/Plavac Mali blend 2016
Korta Katarina Reuben’s Private Reserve (Plavac Mali) 2008
Krolo Winery Crljenak Kastelanski 2015
Masseria Surani Dionysos Primitivo di Manduria Riserva 2011
Grgich Hills Estate Miljenko’s Old Vine Napa Valley Zinfandel 2014
The Hess Collection Artezin Mendocino County Zinfandel 2016
Klinker Brick Winery Old Ghost Zinfandel 2015
LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards Centennial 2011
Louis M Martini Winery Monte Rosso Gnarly Vines Zinfandel 2007
Ravenswood Teldeschi Vineyard Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley 2014
Ridge Vineyards East Bench Zinfandel 2016

Wines subject to change

Trade events are available only to those in the wine, restaurant and hospitality industries who buy, sell, serve or market wine in their business. Registration is required.

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