Petite Sirah

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    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.

      Westport Winery 2013 Jones Vineyard Swimmer Petite Sirah, Wahluke Slope, $29

      Great Northwest Wine - - 7 readers - Home > Latest wine reviews > Westport Winery 2013 Jones Vineyard Swimmer Petite Sirah, Wahluke Slope, $29 Westport Winery 2013 Jones Vineyard Swimmer Petite Sirah, Wahluke Slope, $29 By Great Northwest Wine on October 25, 2014 Last year was a record vintage for heat in Washington state, and nowhere in wine country was it hotter than on the Wahluke Slope.

      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 ...

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      … is an intriguing blend: Petite Sirah, Carignane, Zinfandel, Syrah, Barbera, Alicante Bouschet and Mourvèdre. The percentages are not revealed and it would have been a challenge keeping track during the blending. Besieged 2013 is a delicious wine. Dark in colour and full-bodied, it begins with aromas of plum and blackberry. On the palate, the fruit flavours…

      2 readers - By John Schreiner/ John Schreiner on wine

      A Passion for Winemaking Returns for Napa Valley's Michael Mondavi

      … to be what my father Robert said I had to make. Now I have my son Rob and Daughter Dina making our wines and I advise, but I encourage them to make their own kind of wine and create a change in the tradition of Mondavi style wines. You see it especially in EMBLEM ($35.), mostly Cabernet but with a creative blend of Syrah, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel…

      4 readers - By Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update

      New Releases From Grgich Hills Estate

      … and Calistoga and is still best known for its Chardonnays, which consistently earn accolades from wine critics. Grgich also makes Fume Blanc, Zinfandel, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon and dessert wines. I recently had the opportunity to try some of the wineries new releases. 2011 Grgich Hills Estate Zinfandel – Crimson in color. 14.5…

      5 readers - By Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles

      Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard/Vino Cruz

      … 2013 Grenache Blanc, Bokisch Vineyard An unoaked white wine, made entirely in stainless steel. The nose is floral and creamy with a hint of vanilla; it's balanced and rich with a tannic prickle on finish. 2012 Verdelho, Silvaspoons Vineyard Smoky nose; flavors of candied Ginger and mineral notes, but the finish is quite quick. 2011 Pinot…

      3 readers - By Santa Cruz Mountains and Santa Clara Valley Wines

      Ravenswood Besieged by Nature this Halloween

      … Besieged 2013 This wine is deep ruby red in the glass but I like that it is still translucent even to the core. With swirling there are legs, showing it’s 14.5% alcohol, but it does not feel that strong, with the balance of the fruit in the wine. Upon first sniff the wine had a prominent roasted chicken dark meat aroma, together with red berries…

      1 readers - By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

      From Napa to Idaho: Coiled Wines’ twisted tale

      … blend, Petite Sirah Coiled Wines Petit Verdot from the 2013 vintage ages in barrel. The wine is destined for Black Mamba, a red blend by Leslie Preston. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) Preston’s red blend, called Black Mamba, has given her latitude to play with different grape varieties. It started out with a focus on Tempranillo. Now its…

      2 readers - By Great Northwest Wine


      …, this is a blend of Viognier, Pinot Gris, Torrontés and Sauvignon Blanc. The nose is floral, with mineral notes; it's a rich, smooth creamy wine; less crisp than I remember previous vintages being, but still a good wine to have with seafood. 2010 Zinfandel, Zayante Vineyard, Santa Cruz Mountains An intense, rich wine whose raspberry nose follows on through…

      2 readers - By Santa Cruz Mountains and Santa Clara Valley Wines

      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

      … of California’s hottest young winemakers – Morgan Twain-Peterson that’s a blend of Zinfandel, Grenache, Alicante, Petite Sirah and Sangiovese that was aged in 50% new French oak. It has a fruity, but not jammy brambly, ripe cherry, cassis, dark chocolate character. Austin-Style Black Beans from The Texan New Yorker Five Bean Chili from The Foodie Army…

      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
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