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- 1101 W. Turner Road
- Lodi, California
Sip, swirl and savor from a selection of 200 handcrafted wines from over 40 Lodi wineries. Passionate winemakers and winery representatives welcome guests, offering practical knowledge and sharing their delicious wines. Enjoy local provisions, learn some new tips at the ZinFest Wine and Cooking Schools, or relax along the beautiful Mokelumne River to an eclectic mix of live music. There is no better way to celebrate the fantastic wines of Lodi Wine Country!
There are three days, and three ways to celebrate Zinfest!
Friday, May 17 - Vintner's Grille at the Lake
Join the passionate vintners and growers of the Lodi Appellation as they extend hometown hospitality and engage guests in an evening of colorful festivities. Enjoy the region’s finest pairing of freshly prepared, local cuisine catered by Angelina’s of Stockton paired with the best of Lodi’s celebrated Old Vine Zinfandel! After dinner, treat your sweet tooth to an assortment of sweet treats from the dessert bar. Top off the perfect evening by kicking up your heels to the sounds of live music by the Ryan Hernandez Band.
TICKETS | Tickets can only be purchased by calling the Lodi Winegrape Commission office at (209) 367-4727. Tickets are $110 per person or $1,100 for a reserved table of 10. All attendees must be 21 years of age to attend. Wine reception begins at 6:00pm. Dinner begins at 7:00pm.
Dress is casual. Event is held lakeside. Lodi Lake is located at 1101-1301 W. Turner Road in Lodi, California.
Saturday, May 18 - Zinfest Wine Festival
The ZinFest Grand Tasting is a wine lover’s paradise, featuring a selection of 200 unique Lodi varietal wines from Albariño to Zinfandel.
Take in a fun and educational session at the wine or BBQ schools, play lawn games, hang out in the ZinFest Music Lounge or at the Main Stage, and meet the winemakers and taste-makers that have helped shape Lodi into one of California’s top wine country destinations. The ZinFest Grand Tasting is the Lodi Appellation’s premier wine festival. Come be part of this unparalleled and delicious experience.
EARLY ENTRANCE ADMISSION TICKET | $75 in advance (not available at the gate)
The ZinFest Grand Tasting Early Entrance Admission ticket allows the ticket holder to enter 1 hour early at 12:00 noon before the general public. Ticket includes reserve and barrel tastings, general wine tastings, entertainment, access to food and artisan vendors, and your own souvenir wine glass. Early Entrance Admission tickets are limited to only 500. We expect that Early Entrance Admission tickets will be very popular and will sell out FAST!
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET | $55 in advance | $65 at the gate
Gates open at 1:00pm for ZinFest Grand Tasting General Admission. Ticket includes general wine tastings, entertainment, access to food and artisan vendors, and your own souvenir wine glass.
DESIGNATED DRIVER EARLY ENTRANCE ADMISSION TICKET | $25 in advance (not available at the gate)
The ZinFest Grand Tasting Designated Driver Early Entrance Admission ticket allows the ticket holder to enter 1 hour early at 12:00 noon before the general public. Ticket includes entertainment and access to food and artisan vendors.
DESIGNATED DRIVER GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET | $20 (advance and at the gate)
Gates open at 1:00pm for ZinFest Grand Tasting General Admission. Ticket includes entertainment and access to food and artisan vendors.
ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL AND NON-REFUNDABLE. MUST BE 21 TO ATTEND. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN TICKETS.
LOCATION | The ZinFest Grand Tasting takes place on the north side of Lodi Lake Park, 1101-1301 W. Turner Road, Lodi, 95242.
PARKING | Parking is located at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E. Lockeford St., Lodi, 95240. Shuttles will be provided from this parking lot to the event entrance. Allow at least 30 minutes for transportation. Limited parking can also be found in surrounding residential neighborhoods.
Sunday, May 19 - Winery Open House
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. No ticket is required. Individual tasting fees may apply.
Participating wineries will be posted on Zinfest.com closer to the date of the event!