Committed to family, community, organic farming and world-class winemaking, the deLeuze family takes pride in the quality, consistency and style of ZD Wines. Founded in 1969 by two aerospace engineers. ZD Wines is family owned and operated by three generations of the deLeuze family. Who continue to produce signature Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Using a multi-pronged approach to organic farming since the early 1980’s, ZD Wines embraces biodiversity, solar power, and chemical alternatives.
With the motto “Zero Defects,” the future is bright!
Choose from an array of unforgettable tour and tasting experiences showcasing our Napa Valley location and winemaking, from organic farming to our exclusive multi-vintage Cabernet Sauvignon blend, Abacus. Open Daily from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here to learn more about booking your experience.
Vineyard View Tasting
This seated tasting in our contemporary Vineyard View Room & Deck will allow guests to enjoy a selection of current release award-winning wines while taking in the panoramic views across the Napa Valley from our Rutherford bench overlook. Hospitality professionals will lead you through ZD’s 50-year history, winemaking, and eco practices.
Appointments highly recommended and required for groups of 6 guests or more. Inquire for large group tasting reservations.
Supplemental food pairings: food pairing trio; artisanal cheese selections; salmon or duck and garlic rillettes; or Kollar chocolates. Please inquire. $40 dollars per person.
The ZD Experience
Experience an unforgettable cellar tour and tasting of ZD wines. Privately guided by our hospitality professionals, guests will first venture into our cellars to taste maturing wines in the barrel while gaining an in-depth vision of ZD’s 50-year history, the estate vineyards, and our eco practices. Next, enjoy a seated tasting in our contemporary Vineyard View Room while enjoying a spectacular view of the Napa Valley. You choose either current release, Reserve wines or Library selections paired with the food pairing trio, artisanal cheeses, and charcuterie.
Appointment required. Inquire for large group private tour and tasting reservations.
Supplemental food pairings: salmon or duck and garlic rillettes; or Kollar chocolates. Please inquire. $125 dollars per person.
The Abacus Experience
This is the ultimate way to experience our rich history and all the best that ZD has to offer. Guests will be privately guided through the cellar to tour and sample maturing wines in barrel, including our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.
Next we will to the private lounge where we pour our current release Reserve Chardonnay, Founder’s Reserve Pinot Noir, and Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon paired with our chef-prepared food trio.
To complete your experience, you will finish with a sit-down tasting in our Vineyard View Room where you will be treated to our current release and a library selection of Abacus, accompanied by a cheese and charcuterie pairing. Appointment required. $200 dollars per person.