The Roots of Zinfandel

Trip Registration

Download Registration Form
To book this tour program, you must submit a completed registration form with deposit. For your convenience the registration form can be completed and electronically signed online by all individuals. 
For PC users the PDF form can be completed online, saved and returned via email to []. 
For MAC users, the process for properly filling in and saving a PDF form is slightly different than on a Windows machine. By default, the Mac’s Preview application is set to open all PDF files, but Preview will not save the data you put into the forms. Right-click on the pdf or hold down the Control key on your keyboard and click on it. A menu will appear, select "Open With". Choose Acrobat Reader from the list of programs.  From within Acrobat you will be able to fill in the fields and save the file with your text and submit the completed form via email.
If you are paying for the deposit by check, mail to: Food & Wine Trails, 707 A 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
If you are paying for the deposit with a credit card, include your card information on page two of the registration form and FAX to (707) 526-9147.
FINAL PAYMENT DUE DATE:  Paid in full at time of booking
F&WT strongly recommends the purchase of (Allianz) travel insurance to safeguard your trip investment.
Please note: ZAP and Dalmatian winery hosts, events, and venues listed on the day to day itinerary are subject to change with or without notice. Final schedule of events will be provided with the final travel documents 30 days prior to tour start date.

Post Conference Istria Package:



  • Hosted by ZAP Vintners from Ravenswood, Ridge Vineyards, McNab Ridge, ArteZin, and Grgich Hills Estate
  • Escorted by ZAP Executive Director Rebecca Robinson and Food & Wine Trails Founder Larry Martin
  • Participate in historical first, side-by-side tasting of California and Dalmatian Wines
  • Taste top-rated Zinfandels with top California and Dalmatian winemakers
  • Enjoy wine focused events including a reception, wine-paired meals and casual get-togethers
  • Ferry ride to beautiful island of Brac for winery visit and lunch
  • Tour Kastela wine region for lunch at famed Babic Winery
  • Boat tour to see charming town of Skradin and swim at nearby waterfalls
  • See Diocletian Palace - setting of Game of Thrones TV series with farewell rooftop wine dinner
  • Optional post-tour package to Istria - more to come



Joel Peterson, Ravenswood

David Gates, Ridge Vineyards

Rich Parducci
McNab Ridge Vineyards

Randle Johnson, ArteZin

Ivo Jeramaz, Grgich Hills Estate


  • 5-Nights hotel accommodations at the Le Méridien Split, Croatia
  • 3- Full day tours to wineries, restaurants, and places of interest
  • Local English-speaking guides who specialize in wine and food
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • 5 Lunches and dinners as outlined in itinerary
  • Tasting and entrance fees 
  • Local taxes


  • Roundtrip air to Croatia
  • Airport transfers
  • Optional post tour package to Istria 
  • Meals and beverages not included in itinerary
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Hotel porterage
  • Hotel city tax of 7 HRK per person per night
  • All items of a personal nature