LikeÂ Wine? Like Zinfandel?Â Like Maui Culinary Academy?
Then here’s an event for you:
WHAT: ZAP Spring Tour:Â Zinfandel Grand Tasting
WHEN: Friday, May 21, 2010
WHERE: Maui Culinary Academy located at UH-Maui Â 310 West Kaâ€™ahumanu Avenue in Kahului
ZAP is traveling to Maui as part of its spring tour.Â A group of premier ZAP member wineries that specialize in Zinfandel will be staging tastings to meet the public and the trade.Â Participants can mingle with top winemakers and principals, learn about remarkable richness and versatility of Zinfandel and discover why Zinfandel is â€œAmericaâ€™s Heritage Grapeâ€.
Public Tasting event takes place May 21 from 6 â€“ 8:30 pm.Â Six two-person student chef teams from the Maui Culinary Academy will compete in a peopleâ€™s choice cook off.
Tickets for the public tasting are $55 per person for non-members and can be purchased on line at www.zinfandel.org.Â Some tickets may be available at the door for $65 per person.Â Zap members can also purchase tickets online. Order Public Tickets online until noon (PST) Friday, May 21. After this time, tickets are available at the door – cost of $65 per person.
Trade Tasting event takes place May 21 from 1 â€“ 5 pm.Â Complimentary Trade Tasting is for qualified trade only.Â Participants must be a representative of licensed on or off premise wine buyer or seller.Â This includes distributors and licensed brokers, restaurants and retailers.Â Certified sommeliers are also eligible for trade status.
Trade tickets and registration is available online at www.zinfandel.org.