If you’re a long-time reader of my blog, you probably know that I’m a huge Petite Sirah fan. So, I was thrilled that one of WineShop At Home’s new wines is our Sun Fish Petite Sirah. Today, I’ll introduce you to this great wine and do a quick review of Petite Sirah’s wonderful and somewhat mysterious story.[Read more…]
A few months ago, I got to do some great wine tasting in San Luis Obispo (SLO). One of the wineries I visited was Autry Cellars, from whom I bought a 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Petite Sirah. I knew this purchase was a perfect excuse for hosting a vertical tasting, where you taste several different vintages of a particular wine in year order, starting with the youngest and going to the oldest.
We had a wonderful vertical tasting last night featuring these four wines, along with five more Petite Sirahs and two Petite Sirah blends. In this blog, I’ll share my tasting notes, along with some details about Petite Sirah. [Read more…]
Petite Sirah is a wonderful BBQ and campfire wine. Its smokiness and deep berry notes make it, along with its cousin Syrah, the perfect red wine for these summertime settings. [Read more…]
Que Syrah Sirah! Syrah and Petite Sirah are wonderful BBQ and campfire wines. Their smokiness and deep berry notes make them the perfect red wines for these summertime settings. A few weeks ago, I created a video to explain the difference between the two grapes and wines.
I was very pleased that a Petite Sirah expert, Jo Diaz of PS I Love You, took the time to send me some corrections to my video. The result is that I now know a lot more about Petite Sirah, which makes me very happy.
In this article, I’m pleased to share with you what I learned from Jo. [Read more…]
Syrah and Petite Sirah are wonderful summer wines. Their smokiness and deep berry notes make them the perfect red wines for campfires and BBQs.
I often get asked what the difference is between the two. I decided to put this video together to explain the two grapes and wines. I hope you enjoy it. [Read more…]