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Open That Bottle to explore Napa Valley Wine Varieties

Join us each Friday evening, as we spotlight a major Napa Valley wine variety. We encourage you to open a bottle of Napa Valley wine to support this effort from the comfort of your home. Share a photo or video and tag #ItsFromNapa as we share education about each variety in the comments section.


Vintner Perfect Zinfandel Wine Pairings

Chateau Montelena Winery recommends you open a bottle of Chateau Montelena 2017 Calistoga Zinfandel with this recipe for Virginia Smoked Pork Butt by Winemaker Matt Crafton.

Clif Family Winery recommends you open a bottle of 2017 Gary's Improv Zinfandel with this recipe for Cacao Honey Barbecue Sauce by Clif Family Kitchen Executive Chef John McConnell.

Girard Winery recommends you open a bottle of 2017 Girard Old Vine Zinfandel with a delicious Pizzeria Tra Vigne Pizza Making Kit.

Jamieson Ranch Vineyards recommends you open a bottle of Jamieson Ranch 2017 Versada Zinfandel with this recipe for Mexican Chocolate Lava Cake.

Lagier Meredith recommends you open a bottle of 2016 Lagier Meredith Tribidrag (Zinfandel) with this recipe for Moroccan Chicken.

Lamborn Family Vineyards recommends you open a bottle of Lamborn Family 2016 Happy Dirt Zinfandel with this recipe for a Vegan Burrito Bowl.

Laura Michael Wines recommends you open a bottle of Laura Michael Wines 2015 Oat Hill Estate Zinfandel with this recipe for Pasta with Sausage, Basil and Mustard.

Napa Cellars recommends you open a bottle of Napa Cellars 2016 Zinfandel with this recipe for Argentine Style Sirloin and Salad with Salsa Criolla.

Paradigm Winery recommends you open a bottle of Paradigm 2016 Zinfandel with this recipe for Moroccan BBQ Lamb Chops by Executive Chef of ZuZu, Armando Ramirez.

Prisoner Wine Company recommends you open a bottle of 2018 The Prisoner Napa Valley Red Wine (Zinfandel based) with this recipe for Bucatini Pasta with Pomodoro Sauce by Executive Chef Brett Young.

Raymond Vineyards recommends you open a bottle of Raymond 2017 Small Lot Zinfandel with this recipe for a Great Burger.

Regusci Winery recommends you open a bottle of Regusci 2017 Zinfandel with this recipe for Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Cherry and Fig Compote by Estate Chef Angel Perez.

Signorello Estate recommends you open a bottle of Signorello 2004 Luvisi Vineyard Zinfandel with this recipe for Pepper Steak over Steamed Rice by Chef Anita Cartagena of Protea Restaurant in Yountville, Napa Valley.

Silverado Vineyards recommends you open a bottle of 2017 Soda Creek Ranch Zinfandel with this recipe for Italian Sausage with Beans and Pesto by Silverado Chef and Culinary Consultant Sarah Scott.

Storybook Mountain Vineyards recommends you open a bottle of their Zinfandel with this recipe for Smokey Beef Shortribs with New Orleans Red Gravy by their late friend Chef Jan Birnbaum of Catahoula Restaurant in Calistoga.

Summit Lake Vineyards recommends you open a bottle of Summit Lake Vineyards 2015 Howell Mountain Estate Zinfandel with this recipe for Roasted Lamb with Zinfandel Reduction and Chopped Herbs.

Swanson Vineyards recommends you open a bottle of Swanson 2016 Zinfandel with this recipe for Dry Rubbed Salmon with Tomatillo-Avacado Slaw.

Von Strasser recommends you open a bottle of Von Strasser 2015 Lava Vine Napa Valley Zinfandel with this recipe for Sous vide and Grilled Ribs.

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