Godfather of Zin Joel Peterson

Meet the “Godfather of Zin”, rebel winemaker Joel Peterson of Ravenswood.

The afternoon soared with fine wine, awesome food and incredible music. We attended the Wine Rock Ravenswood Experience in Toronto at the cool venue 99 Sudbury.

Attending was Joel Peterson, rebel winemaker, and reputed “Godfather of “Zin” (Zinfandel).  Founder of Sonoma Valley’s Ravenswood winery treated us to a fabulous line up of his award winning Zins.

Chef Rob Rainford

Awesome event at 99 Sudbury with The Godfather of Zin, winemaker and founder Ravenswood Wine Joel Peterson, rock star Ian Thornley and super Chef Rob Rainford.

"Godfather of Zin", rebel winemaker Joel Peterson of Ravenswood

“Godfather of Zin”, rebel winemaker Joel Peterson.

 Godfather of Zin Joel Peterson

#WineRock @99Sudbury @ChefRobRainford @ThornleyMusic @RavenswoodWine @thewineladies Fab event, met the Godfather of Zin Joel Peterson, delish 2008 Belloni Zinfandel, stay tuned for interview

Celebrity BBQ Chef Rob Rainford worked his magic with barbecue finger foods, sensational creations including quail, lamb, Jerk Chicken and much more, all paired with the variety of Peterson’s wines.

Canadian rock star Ian Thornley entertained the crowd with an exclusive debut of songs from his up coming acoustic CD. All the high notes were hit for everyone of our senses on this sunny, engaging summer afternoon.

Ravenswood Besieged 2013, Susanne’s Wine Pick.

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