2024 California Zinfandel Championship

Entry Deadline: May 1, 2024
Categories: Wine Competitions
California Zinfandel Championship

General Information

Judging – May 15-16, 2024

The California Zinfandel Championship has been going strong for over two decades! The Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation is once again proud to present the Competition and Gourmet Dinner hosted by Discovery Homes. Every Zinfandel producer in California is invited to participate.

We wish to thank all of the producers who have participated throughout the years. Your entry into our California Zinfandel Championship competition enhances and enriches our community by making available literacy program along with classes and programs in the arts and is available at no cost to the community.

Wines entered will be given the distinction of Silver, Gold and Double Gold during a blind tasting will be held and judged by a panel of well-known wine connoisseurs and vintners. Their selections will lead up to the final Grand Championship tasting at the Gourmet Dinner in August.

During the gourmet dinner affair under the stars at Plaza Marina Green at 51 Marina Blvd, Pittsburg, California. The four wineries earning Double Gold honors are invited to attend the dinner compliments of the Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation and receive their awards in person. On that evening, the judges are served the four wines in a final round of blind tastings and the Grand Champion is awarded. In addition, the judges will bestow other awards for a Best Buy and a paritivo, among other awards.

Categories
LH/Port Zinfandel
Primitivo
Rose of Zinfandel
Zinfandel

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $65.00 (Online/Offline-Paper)

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

Mechanics Bank
695 Railroad Avenue,
Pittsburg, CA 94565

Please ship (2) Two 750 ml or (4) four 375 ml bottles per entry

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Wines entered will be given the distinction of Silver, Gold and Double Gold during a blind tasting will be held and judged by a panel of well-known wine connoisseurs and vintners.

Their selections will lead up to the final Grand Championship tasting at the Gourmet Dinner in August. During the gourmet dinner affair under the stars at Plaza Marina Green at 51 Marina Blvd, Pittsburg, California.

The four wineries earning Double Gold honors are invited to attend the dinner compliments of the Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation and receive their awards in person. On that evening, the judges are served the four wines in a final round of blind tastings and the Grand Champion is awarded. In addition, the judges will bestow other awards for a Best Buy and a paritivo, among other awards.

Blue and Pink Table Setting

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