March 08, 2017

“A Brawny Wednesday Night Wine On The Rise: Petite Sirah From California”
Forbes.com
Cathy Huyghe
It takes a certain amount of courage to plant and promote a brawny, intense, lesser-known varietal like Petite Sirah, and there are economic reasons for it too: wineries can offer a higher-profit-margin, more unique product directly to their consumers, particularly through tasting rooms, special events, and wine clubs. Reviews from Tres Sabores, Vina Robles Vineyards & Winery, Pedroncelli Winery, BARRA of Mendocino Wines, and Robert Biale Vineyards.
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March 08, 2017

“A Brawny Wednesday Night Wine On The Rise: Petite Sirah From California”
Forbes
Cathy Huyghe
A Petite Sirah “fan club,” PS I Love You, was founded in 2002 with the stated mission “to promote, educate, and legitimize Petite Sirah as a heritage variety, with a special emphasis on its terroir uniqueness.” A lengthy 3 page story giving compliments to 5 of the PS I Love You Members. Reviews include, Tres Sabores, Vina Robles, Barra of Mendocino, Pedroncelli, and Robert Biale Vineyards...
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February 21, 2017

“ Berger: Petite sirah stands test of time ”
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Dan Berger
PS I Love You is the Sonoma County mutual admiration society established years ago to support Petite Sirah, and over the years it has promoted many public events around this often-overlooked grape... The best wine in the flight wound up being declared the best red wine in the show. That wine was 2014 Miro PS from the Dry Creek Valley, a reserve bottling ($34) that displays astounding loganberry-like fruit with terrific acidity for aging... The nice thing about petite sirah is that it seems to retain its fruit nicely even after a decade in the bottle. One of the leaders with this variety over the years has been Foppiano Winery, and we still have a few of their PS bottles that are 20-plus years old and still fine.
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January 28, 2017

“'Old Vines' shine through ”
The Emporia Gazette
Regina Murphy
Patty and Chris Bogle built Bogle Vineyards from 18 acres of petite sirah and chenin blanc grapes in the Sacramento delta into a regional wine powerhouse. The couple established their winery in 1979. The Bogles started with 4,000 cases annually; they now ship more than 1.2 million cases from facilities throughout Northern California.
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January 19, 2017

“Narrowing hundreds of wines to top 50”
Lowell Sun
The Lowell Sun
Number 1 of 50 is PSILY member Michael David winery, with their Popular Petite Petit: 1. Michael David Petite Petit 2014, Lodi, $15 -- Big bang for the buck in this jammy Petite Sirah fruit bomb.
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