“King of zin” Joel Peterson, founder of California’s Ravenswood Winery. “King of zin” Joel Peterson, founder of California’s Ravenswood Winery.
“King of zin” Joel Peterson, founder of California’s Ravenswood Winery.
Debra Meiburg
Opinion

Opinion

Grape & Grain by Debra Meiburg

How zinfandel left behind its ’80s blush party image and found a discerning, red-wine-loving crowd

Originally from Croatia, zinfandel was hugely popular with wine-by-the glass drinkers. A new generation of growers are creating harmonious single-vineyard reds with elegant profiles in a bid to improve the grape’s reputation

“King of zin” Joel Peterson, founder of California’s Ravenswood Winery. “King of zin” Joel Peterson, founder of California’s Ravenswood Winery.
“King of zin” Joel Peterson, founder of California’s Ravenswood Winery.
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