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Zinfandel wine tasting in Newport Beach

There will be a special tasting of Zinfandels on April 18 in Newport Beach, sponsored by Zinfandel Advocates and Producers. About 40 wineries will be pouring at the event, which will be held at the Palm Garden at the Island Hotel, 660 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Tickets are $49 for the general public and $39 for ZAP members. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.zinfandel.orghttp://www.zinfandel.org. For more information, call (530) 274-4900.

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