Sonoma County's Rancho Zabaco Wines

Eric Cinnamon, Winemaker

In his mid 30s, Eric Cinnamon is already one of California's most successful and talented young winemakers. He has imprinted his personal style on the Zinfandel grape and the result is the big bold wines of Rancho Zabaco - a line of vibrant and accessible wines that are a hit with Zin fans everywhere. 

Eric works mainly with grapes from the Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma, California's top Zinfandel producing region. With both the creative freedom and the technical expertise to push and stretch the capabilities of the fruit, he has created a complete line of award-winning Zinfandels. The wines range from small case, vineyard-designated wines such as Monte Rosso and Stefani Vineyards to the highly regarded regional Sonoma County Zinfandels. 

Eric was born in Sacramento and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Fermentation Science at the University of California. He lives in Sonoma County with his wife, Kari, and their two young sons, Ryan and Matt.