Since I’m really looking forward to The Rhone Rangers’s upcoming webinar on White Rhone wines, I decided to devote this article to the Rhone Rangers, a wonderful non-profit dedicated to promoting American Rhone varietal wines. In case you’re not familiar with the Rhone wine region, it’s in the southeast of France, just above Provence.[Read more…]
Last week, the RhoneRangers hosted a Zoom meeting all about Syrah. And guess what. They did it by tasting Syrahs from California, Michigan, Virginia and Oregon. OMG, was it fun. I had my own glass of Syrah to help me through the session. But boy, would I have loved to been able to taste the wines they were talking about. In today’s article, I will walk you through the highlights of this great session.[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…]