ZinFest Winery Tours & Open Houses

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Lodi Wine Country Participating Wineries

Embark on a self-guided tour of the Lodi Appellation as participating wineries host special activities and tastings in the intimacy of their own cellars. Experience first hand why Lodi is California’s newest fine wine region.

Acquiesce Winery
22353 N. Tretheway Road,  Acampo, CA 95220 | (209) 333-6102 | 11am-5pm
Acquiesce open house! Summer whites & summer bites! Try our award-winning Rhone style white wines paired with spicy tapas, cheeses, and French confits. Walk among the vines surrounding our century-old barn with a 100 acre view.

Berghold Vineyards
17343 N. Cherry Road, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 333-9291 | Noon-4pm
Please join us at our exquisite tasting room to sample our estate wines. Treat yourself to a selection of fabulous sorbets and ice creams from the Velvet Grill and Creamery. We look forward to seeing you there!

Boitano Family Wines
12470 Locke Rd. Lockeford, CA 95237 | (209) 727-3270 | 12-4:30pm
Stop by and sample our award winning flight of Zinfandels along with a nice lineup of Italian varietals. Available for your snacking pleasure will be Mom’s “Cheeseball & Crackers”.  Don’t miss out!

Borra Vineyards
1301 E. Armstrong Road, Lodi, CA 95242 | (209) 368- 2446 | 12-4pm
8th Annual Oyster Sunday! Relax and enjoy a spring afternoon on the lawn while listening to Spencer & Vogel’s folk, rock, and blues. Oysters and Italian sausage will be cooking on the BBQ ready to devour (for sale). Check out the Oyster Sunday special!

d’ Art Wines
13299 North Curry Avenue, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 334-9946 | 12-5pm
Join us for a fun “Dog Day Red Fest.” Sip on our signature Sangria (Dog Day Red wine over ice with fresh fruit) and snack on ceviche and chips ($7). All proceeds go to PALS (People Assisting Lodi Shelter).

Estate Crush
2 W. Lockford St., Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 368-7595 | Noon-5pm
Visit Lodi’s urban winery and enjoy Cellar Club treatment for the day as well as an exclusive menu featuring 14 Zinfandels and select white and rosé wines. Free tasting (5 wines) and 20% off all purchases. Barrel tasting and delicious wine and sausage pairings. If you enjoy Cellar Club treatment so much that you join, we’ll give you a bottle of wine!

Fields Family Wines – Downtown Location
20 N. School Street, Lodi 95240|(209) 368-3435 | 1-6pm
Fields Family Wines Estate Winery and Downtown locations will be offering complimentary tasting for all ZinFest enthusiasts as well as a 15% discount towards all wine purchases. Both locations will feature a mini vertical tasting of our 2009 and 2010 Merlot and light finger foods. Join our wine club this weekend and receive a special thank you – two 22oz Riedel glasses with the Fields Family logo. We look forward to seeing you!

Fields Family Wines – Estate Crush
20 N. School Street, Lodi 95240|(209) 368-3435 | 11am-5pm
Fields Family Wines Estate Winery and Downtown locations will be offering complimentary tasting for all ZinFest enthusiasts as well as a 15% discount towards all wine purchases. Both locations will feature a mini vertical tasting of our 2009 and 2010 Merlot and light finger foods. Join our wine club this weekend and receive a special thank you – two 22oz Riedel glasses with the Fields Family logo. We look forward to seeing you!

H-G Vineyards
9 West Locust Street, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 263-0839 | 11am-5
Enjoy live music! There will be a 15% discount on bottle purchases (cannot be combined with other discounts).

Harney Lane Winery
9010 E. Harney Lane, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 365-1900 | 12-5pm
The ZinFest celebration continues at Harney Lane! Join us for the perfectly timed release of our summertime wines – 2013 Albariño and 2013 Dry Rosé. Grab a glass, a seat in the shade and enjoy live bluegrass by Snap Jackson and the Knock On Wood Players!

Heritage Oak Winery
10112 E. Woodbridge Rd., Acampo, CA 95220 | (209) 986-2763 | 1pm-4pm
Join us for a concert (1pm-4pm) featuring Marty Cohen and the Sidekicks. This is a free event. Wine will be sold by the glass and bottle. Well-behaved children and pets are welcome.

Jeremy Wine Co.
6 W. Pine St., Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 367-3773 | 12-5pm
Stroll through Lodi’s charming downtown and make your way to our darling tasting room! Sip our juicy Zinfandels and try our newest release – Vermentino! The famous food truck “A Moveable Feast” will be on hand if you need a snack (additional charge). Relax and enjoy live music in our private courtyard – a romantic ending to your ZinFest weekend.

Jessie’s Grove Winery
1973 W. Turner Road, Lodi, CA 95242 |  (209) 368-0880  |  12-4pm
Picnic Day at the Grove! Bring a picnic lunch and lounge with some wine in our beautiful Oak Grove. We will have a special tasting bar and all of your favorite picnic day games! Corn hole, ladder golf, and much, much more!

Kidder Family Winery
17266 Hillside Drive, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 727-0728 | 11am-5pm
Relax in our Redwood Grove… Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a glass (or bottle) of our delicious wines. Bring your ZinFest glass and get 10% off all wine purchases and sample a barrel taste or two. Cheers!

Klinker Brick Winery
15887 North Alpine Road, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 225-5156 | 11am-5pm
Enjoy live music by “Group Therapy” and food (for purchase) by Tin Roof BBQ.

LangeTwins  Family Winery & Vineyards
1525 E. Jahant Road, Acampo, CA 95220 | (209) 334-9780 | 11am-4pm
Visit and taste in the Press Room. Enjoy LangeTwins and Caricature wines!

m2 Wines
2900 E. Peltier Road, Lodi, CA 95220 | (209) 339-1071 | Noon-5pm
Enjoy some barrel tasting of our 2013 five vineyard designated Zins:  Soucie, Maley, Mohr Fry, Tamura and Stampede –plus our 2013 Tempranillo. Sample a selection of artisan cheeses to pair with our wine.

7099 E. Peltier Rd., Acampo, CA 95220 | (209) 333-2600 | 11am-5pm
Come to Macchia and enjoy live Saxophone music by DeJay Mullins. Taste through our newly released 2012 hand-crafted, bold red wines and barrel taste a couple of our 2013. Savor a mouth-watering gourmet pizza from Paul’s Rustic Oven for only $5.00. Stay awhile and enjoy picnicking under 100-year old trees or play bocce ball and horse shoes. We hope to see you here.

McCay Cellars
1317 E. Turner Rd., Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 368-9463 | 11am-5pm
Come and enjoy the hospitality of the Palate Room. We will be debuting new wines: Tres Blanc, Pinot Gris, Rosé, Trulux, Tempranillo, Faith and Equity. Barrel tasting will be available all day long. Listen to live music from “The Box”. We will have BBQ featuring chicken and beef kabobs over Al’s open fire with Zinfandel rub. The Big Kahuna will be onsite shaving ice.

McConnell Estates Winery
10686 W. Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95757 | (916) 685-5368 | 11am-5pm
“Zin & Win”! Roll dice to get a dollar amount off your purchase price.

Mettler Family Vineyards
7889 E. Harney Lane, Lodi, CA 95240 |  (209) 369-3045 | 11am-5pm
Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy live music around our beautiful pond shaded with willow trees. Enjoy homemade cupcakes infused with Mettler Zinfandel by “The Cupcake Lady” – the area’s only gourmet cupcake truck. Music by Lovers Riff.

Oak Farm Vineyards
23627 N. DeVries Rd., Lodi, CA 95242 | (209) 365-6565 | 11am-3pm
Come and enjoy wine and cheese pairings featuring international cheeses from Cheese Central.

Oak Ridge Winery
6100 E. Hwy 12 (Victor Rd) Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 369-4758 | 10am-5pm
Join us in tasting our award winning wines!

One Way Winery
25 N. School Street, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 365-4081|12pm-5pm
Come in for some artisan sausages produced locally by Miller Packing Company and handmade dipped Cabernet Sauvignon truffles.

Peirano Estate Vineyards
21831 N. Hwy 99, Acampo, CA 95220 | (209) 369-9463 | 11am-5pm
Visit the home of “The Other” and “The Immortal Zin”. Join us for complimentary wine tasting and appetizers. There will be fantastic case sales on ALL Peirano Estate wines including a mix and match special. Also, come in and shop at Olga’s Heavenly Boutique. From clothes to accessories, you can find it all!

St. Amant Winery
1 Winemaster Way, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 367-0646 | 12-4pm
Join us for an educational and informative barrel tasting as we compare native yeasted fermented Zins with cultuted yeast  from the 2013 vintage. Guests will also have the opportunity to taste wines from different barrel coopers, and learn how different oaks and toasts affect the quality of the wine.  In addition, all of St.Amant’s  bottled wines will be featured alongside delicious food samples to highlight the distinctive flavors these old world varieties bring to California soils.

Stama Winery
12470 Locke Road, Lockeford, CA 95237 | (209) 727-3314 | 11am-5pm
Come and visit us on May 18th. Enjoy live music, food and the release of our 2012 Old Vine Zin, Winemakers Reserve. We will have special discounts on various varietals and vintages.

The Dancing Fox Winery & Bakery
203 S. School Street, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 366-2634 | 9am-3pm
Stop by The Dancing Fox and enjoy assorted goodies from our bakery. Come and have Sunday brunch or enjoy lunch from 11am to 1:30pm.

Toasted Toad Cellars
21 E. Elm Street, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 400-4040 | 11am-6pm
Hop on by Toasted Toad Cellars to enjoy ZinFest weekend discounts on selected wines from our wide selection of over 20 wines.

Van Ruiten Family Winery
340 West Highway 12 Lodi, CA 95242 | (209) 334-5722 | 1-5pm
Zinfantini’s are back! By popular demand we are bringing Zinfantinis to Van Ruiten this Sunday. Music by “Jam Daddy” a Bay Area band playing pop to rockin’ blues. Taqueira El Rodeo taco truck will be selling their delicious tacos. Enjoy live music while savoring a cigar from Stogies with a glass of Van Ruiten Old Vine Zinfandel to top off your ZinFest weekend at Van Ruiten Winery! All Zins will be on sale – Sunday only!

Vicarmont Vineyards & Winery
16475 N. Locust Tree Road, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 481-3386 | 12pm-5pm
Visit us during our open house and enjoy some good old fashioned BBQ alongside casual entertainment. We’ll be featuring a special ZinFest wine sale! Don’t miss it!

Viñedos Aurora at Pamplona Tapas
14 W. Oak Street, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 810-0824 | 11am-6pm
Come by Vinedos Aurora and enjoy our delicious wine pairings, music and art!

Upstream Wines by Watts Winery
17036 N. Locust Tree Road, Lodi, CA 95240 | (209) 368-2974 | Noon-5pm
Come out and enjoy award-winning wines as well as live music by Frankie & Annette. Red Dirt Acres will be preparing complementary BBQ for each guest. There will be barrel tasting! Our Assistant Winemaker, Fermin Ramirez, will give each guest a sneak taste of our 2013 Zin straight from the barrel. Great wine, fabulous music, and delicious food! This is a don’t miss event!