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Variety Focus: Zinfandel was a UC Davis Extension course held on May 31, 2007 at UC Davis. The links below contain video presentations in an easy-to-use format. No additional software is required.
This was the third in a series of courses to focus on the viticultural side of select wine grape varieties, with lectures examining the origins of Zinfandel; the importance, development, and selection of clones; and experiences of Zinfandel winegrowers. Speakers include UC Davis faculty, UC farm advisors, experienced California growers and winemakers as well as guests speakers from Croatia, now believed to be the home of Zinfandel.
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The Variety Focus: Zinfandel workshop was videotaped in excellent quality by UC ANR Communication Services. These Adobe Presenter files do not require any special software to run, but please wait about 12 seconds after clicking a link for the video to begin. Controls for the slides are provided (except for Mr. Sullivan's talk, which is a stand-alone video).
"THE SEVERAL HISTORIES OF ZINFANDEL"
“ZINFANDEL CLONES – WHERE DO THEY COME FROM?”
“THE CALIFORNIA HERITAGE ZINFANDEL PROJECT”
“THREE ZINFANDEL FIELD SELECTIONS AND THEIR WINES”
"RESCUING OLD CLONES OF ZINFANDEL/ ZINFANDEL: THE PHENOLICS OF OLD VINE VERSUS YOUNG VINE"
“THE CALIFORNIA FOOTHILLS – ZINFANDEL TERRITORY”
"PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF ZINFANDEL IN CROATIA" (in 2 parts)