Petite Sirah

    The state of the Petite Sirah grape – Harvest 2014 and where it’s at right now

    …As I personally think about Petite Sirah for the 2014 vintage, in terms of this year's grape season, it's going down as the season of "bewitching fog" in my neighborhood. However, I'm in Russian River Valley and I'm seeing it from a very narrow band, I just found out. I decided to reach out to the members of PS I Love You, to get them to reply…

    By Wine Blog

    Perissos Vineyards and Winery: Harvest Visit

    …, but still in balance, full in ripe fruit favor and tropical aromas. I was glad to see that he still is producing his Petite Sirah and varietal Syrah (seriously good and fruit-forward red wines), and that he has added a Rhone-style rosé made from his estate Grenache and Syrah. By the end of the day, I left Seth engaged in trying something new…

    11 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

    Recent Sips: A Delightful Duo from Nichelini Family Winery

    … Roman wine press, still sit on the family’s property today. With a family motto of “Generation to Generation,” I had a chance to taste two wines crafted by generations: a 2012 Old Vine Muscadelle and a 2011 Reserve Petite Sirah. Both of these wines showed well and the Petite Sirah is a very good choice for just about anything off the grill…

    10 readers - By My Vine Spot

    Social media is a very effective marketing tool + Lodi + Oak Farm Vineyards

    … for inviting me to Lodi earlier this year, to attend a Petite Sirah tasting. It was at that time that I realized, because I hadn't been there for about a decade, that Lodi is r-e-a-l-l-y on the move. The event was called, "Unique tasting event in Lodi of Petite Sirahs + some very revealing info on Petite Sirah."It was here that I was reintroduced…

    22 readers - By Wine Blog

    Malm Cellars – Epidose #307

    … In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews two wines from Malm Cellars he purchased via a deal from Underground Cellar. First up is the 2012 Dry Creek Zinfandel. Second is the Non-Vintage Cross Blend. Link for this episode: Underground Cellar – Special sellout deals Malm Cellars – Unfortunately as of this post, the website is suspended…

    14 readers - By Video Wine Reviews and Education - 1337 Wine

    Westport Winery – A Coast Traveler’s Dream

    … body, with a soft mouthfeel. Some sweet spice and honey to go along with the mandarin orange flavour.  A bit heavier, mouth filling, compared to the Pinot Gris. Rating: Smoky Nor’wester 2012 – A blend of Sangiovese and Petite Sirah, this wine has aromas of raspberries.  Medium plus body, dry with raspberry,cassis flavours up front, with dried…

    8 readers - By MyWinePal

    10 Best Petite Sirah Wines to Buy Now + 5 Surprising Facts about Petite Sirah

    …There’s nothing petite about Petite Sirah. The robust red grape is also known as Durif and is mostly grown in Australia and California to produce full-bodied red wines. You’ll find my Top 10 Petite Sirah reviews and ratings here. 5 Surprising Facts about Petite Sirah: 1. Petite Sirah it should not be mistakenly spelled as Petite Syrah, which…

    7 readers - By Natalie MacLean

    Mike Dunn on Petite Sirah

    …Mike Dunn on Petite Sirah On my recent trip to Napa Valley for the 19th annual Taste of Howell Mountain I had a chance to visit Dunn Vineyards and Retro Cellars up on Howell Mountain.  After a tour of the vineyard and cave led by Kara Dunn I got to sit down and try out […]…

    6 readers - By Weekly Wine Journal

    Wine scores and reviews: those who write them and those who need them

    … convinced six of my trusted wine writer sources to help me with an experiment, explaining what I was trying to do. I was given an awesome Petite Sirah by Robert Biale Vineyards. I then had each writer taste the wine and tell me his or her impressions. I knew there'd be a full range, and was dead on. Each one liked the wine, but the descriptions of what…

    20 readers - By Wine Blog

    Ironstone Vineyards – A Wine for Every Taste Bud

    … My Latest Story for Bullz-eye.com: The Kautz family has been farming grapes in California for more than 65 years. With more than 5,000 acres under vine, they’re one of the largest growers in the state. In addition to selling fruit, for more than 25 of those years they have also been making their own wine. Ironstone Vineyards is located…

    1 readers - By Gabe's View

    Angel Vine Wine

    … Angel Vine is an Oregon winery specializing in Washington Zinfandel and Primitivo, and to a lesser extent, Petite Sirah. The wine is made by Ed Fus in one of our favorite places in Oregon wine country, Carlton, but the grapes come from Washington state: Walla Walla Valley, Horse Heaven Hills and Wahluke Slope. A year ago, we tasted pours…

    1 readers - By Write for Wine

    A Tiny Peek at Australia’s Wine Diversity

    … Australia is a huge wine producing country whose depth is apparent in both the assortment of varietals they can grow well as well as the styles they’re made in. For years our shores were inundated with mostly lower end Australian wines, often in the form of overripe Shiraz. As a result, the bounty from Australia is significantly broader than a lot…

    1 readers - By Gabe's View

    Fifty Shades of Grey – 2011 Red Satin

    … I’ve had a long-standing penchant for Petite Sirah. It’s a grape that fascinates me and I can’t recall every turning down an opportunity to taste one in any setting. Whether I’m in a tasting room, a wine event, or at someone’s home when I hear the words Petite Sirah, I say “yes.” So when the opportunity presented itself to sample a wine composed…

    1 readers - By Gabe's View