Petite Sirah

    Sharing Vina Vida: A Personal Wine Experience at Newly Opened Kuhlman Cellars

    by Robin English-Bircher, Wine Travel Writer, Texas Wine and Trail October 01, 2014 Wine is addictive. For many in the Texas Wine industry, the addiction seeps into their very being; it drives them and brings great contentment and satisfaction. One of the most recent couples to be swept into wine is Christopher and Jennifer Cobb.

    46 readers - By Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

    Island Wine Fest Focuses On Fun, Fine Wine At Put-In-Bay

    The Island Wine Fest is an annual Put-In-Bay event we’d rather freeze than miss. That was almost the case last weekend. The beautiful fall weather turned breezy and cool, but our band of wine tasters wouldn’t be deterred from this top-notch event. We bundled on our wind resistant gear and boarded the Miller Ferry to transport us from Catawba Island to the wine wonderland.

    11 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      Top 10 Red Wines Under $20 - Fall 2014 Edition

      The Reverse Wine Snob - - 8 readers - An all new list! This post brought to you by: Get the Spindrift Cellars Pinot Noir 2012 for just $17.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! It's time for the next update of The Reverse Wine Snob Top 10 Red Wines Under $20! In fact, we're well overdue for an update and with fall officially starting and a bit of crispness in the air, our thoughts naturally turn to red wine.

      Petite Sirah, The John Wayne of Grapes, Is Our All-American Legend

      Wine Blog - - 7 readers - Petite Sirah,PS I Love You,Wine As regards Petite Sirah being The John Wayne of Grapes… Imagine, if you will, being plucked from your homeland shortly after being born. (Some would argue that you were ostracized.) You’re brought to the Atlantic, where you board a steamship headed for America. You land in New York, are put onto the next train headed to California, and you never look back.

      Venge Vineyard's Scout's Honor Napa Valley 2012 Red Wine

      New Hampshire Wine-man - - 6 readers - Venge Vineyard's Scout's Honor Napa Valley 2012 Red Wine Venge Vineyard's Scout's Honor Napa Valley (Calistoga) 2012 Red Wine, $20.24-$44.99, 91 points, was core black almost to the clear rim where a deep purple transitioning with heavy draping appeared. Coffee, black cherry, and bell pepper on the nose were good. The soft and smooth fu ...

      Oak Farm Vineyards: State of the Art Winemaking on an Historic Property

      Pull That Cork - - 6 readers - The Oak Farm Vineyards sign stands along a meticulously whitewashed fence in the shade of an oak tree. How appropriate. This beautiful 70-acre property is located on DeVries Road in Lodi and is dotted with historic buildings dating back to 1864. Many of the oak trees date back even further. The stars of the historic buildings are the impressive two-story home, reminiscent of a s ...

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      Toledo Area Wine Events & Tastings: October 22-25, 2014

      … PM. Jim's 20th Wine Anniversary Party: 1. Terredora Fiano di Avellino – Italy. 2. Tres Picos Garnacha – Campo de Borja, Spain. 3. Tait Ball Buster – Australia. 4. Black Rock Petite Sirah – California. 5. Fin Amour – France. 6. Amor Fati Syrah – California. 7. Domain Tempier Bandol – South of France. 8. Lapostole Clos Apalta – Chile. 9. Alto Moncaya…

      5 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      2012 Gnarly Head Authentic Black

      … of the tasting. It has a round body with a focus on dark fruit elements and a long, lingering finish. There were times when I was reminded of fruit wines made from blueberry or blackberry but without the usual sweetness. Pair with slow-smoked pork ribs. Note also the prominent placement of Lodi on the label. I have noticed this on Gnarly Head wines…

      1 readers - By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews

      2011 Ridge Three Valleys Zinfandel Keeping an eye on my Ridge...

      … 2011 Ridge Three Valleys Zinfandel Keeping an eye on my Ridge lest some pesky Kansas City Royals fan tries to take it! This is some benchmark stuff. Rich blackberries and raspberries macerated with aged balsamic and brown sugar into a decadent syrup. Pine needles. Great acidity to keep all this decadence in check on the palate. GO GIANTS!!! 4/5 bones $$ Zinfandel, Petite Sirah 13.8% abv Sonoma County, California, USA …

      1 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

      Budget Friendly Wines for Budget Friendly #SundaySupper

      … Chili from Peaceful Cooking Pair these dishes with a Cabernet Sauvignon. I like the 2012 Chateau Ste. Michelle Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($10). It’s a blend of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with some Merlot, Syrah, Malbec and Mourvedre. It’s easy drinking with a plum, dark cherry, and vanilla character. Hunters Stew from Simply Healthy Family…

      4 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      Saved Red Wine 2012 - Full Throttle

      …A quick break from our Breaking Into The Box series to bring you this special deal... Better strap yourself in for this one. A blend of 31% Zinfandel, 23% Carignane, 12% Petite Sirah, 11% Malbec, 10% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot, 2% Mixed Blacks, 1% Ruby Cabernet and 1% Syrah from a who's who list of regions in California: 28% Monterey, 18% Dry Creek…

      4 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      Petite Sirah, The John Wayne of Grapes, Is Our All-American Legend

      … being used as sacramental. It was the wine that home winemakers were being allowed to make and drink. It was the dried grapes that were being shipped back east as raisins (for reconstituting). And, it was the grape that Napa Valley was planted to by 60 percent in the 1960s. Tags: Petite Sirah, PS I Love You…

      7 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      Zinfandel of the Month – 2011 Angel Vine Zinfandel Columbia Valley

      … Fus moved their family to Oregon in 1997 to pursue their dream of farming a vineyard. The Three Angels Vineyard (named after Laureen and their two daughters) is located in Oregon’s Eola-Amity Hills and produces Pinot Noir used by several local wineries. Ed eventually decided to make his own wine focusing on single vineyard Zinfandel (see my previous…

      5 readers - By Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles

      If you want a Moniker Wine, name it that… Moniker Wines

      …. The members of PS I Love You were pouring their wines to go along with chef’s dishes. It was then that I learned of Tim’s sharp wit and great marketing savvy. Now, his next generation has joined his wine company… Chase Thornhill, his son, has been given Moniker Wines to market, among his other duties, and success will be his. According to Chase…

      4 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      Quick Sip: Turley Wine Cellars 2013 Bechthold Vineyard Cinsault

      …Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is Turley Wine Cellars’ 2013 Bechthold Vineyard Cinsault. I had an opportunity to taste this wine, along with three others I will be reviewing, for a virtual event put on by the good folks at Lodi Wine and Charles Communications. The event highlighted Lodi’s historic Bechthold Vineyard; possibly the oldest…

      4 readers - By Dezel Quillen/ My Vine Spot

      Rhone Ranger Wines from Elyse

      … These reviews are based on samples provided by the winery or organization acting on their behalf. 2012 Elyse L’Ingénue Naggiar 2009 Elyse Le Corbeau Hudson Vineyard 2010 Elyse C’est Si Bon Naggiar Vineyard “A meal with wine is dining – it’s a conversation, an event. It’s what wine is all about.” Ray Coursen…

      1 readers - By Cliff's Wine Picks

      23rd annual Fall Hopland Passport is coming, Oct 18 & 19, 2014

      …, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, Primitivo, Riesling, Roussanne, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Syrah Noir, Tannat, Tocai Friulano, Valdiguie, Viognier, and Zinfandel. There will also be blends; the county’s flagship Coro wines, rosés, late harvest and ice wine, port, sparkling, and Meritage wines to delight. Here is a short description of what…

      2 readers - By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

      The Wines of Lodi, California

      … though it's actually one of the oldest winegrowing regions in California, as producers have been growing wine here for 150 years. Though it is known for its Zinfandel wine (producing 32% of California's premium Zinfandel) it is also a great plas to grow Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Tempranilo, and others. The climate is Mediterranean, warm…

      2 readers - By Marisa D'vari/ A Wine Story