December 01, 2003

“Nothing petite about the taste of these wines”
The Gazette - Colorado Springs
Rich Mauro
The biggest hype coming out of California these days - other than the Schwarzenegger election, of course - is over wines made from "Rhone varietals"...
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September 21, 2003

“Petite Sirah: It's Bigger Than You Think”
Touring & Tasting magazine
Catherine Fallis
Since Petite Sirah has no real counter-part in Europe, American winemakers don't have a classic model to emulate.
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September 01, 2003

“Books and Bottles”
Wayward Tendrils
Fred McMillin
We all know botanist Dr. Durif developed the Durif varietal (alias Petite Sirah) in the 1880s in southwestern France.
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August 01, 2003

“Petite Sirah Symposium Tasting Notes”
Vintage Experiences
Dan Berger

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August 01, 2003

“Petite Sirah - Loving the Other Rhone”
The Wine News
Steve Pitcher
It turns out the grape has some nobility in its genes after all.
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July 08, 2003

“Petite Sirah can be a great wine find”
Lake Wylie Pilot - South Carolina
Jim and Marie Oskins
As we've often noted, when it comes to wine we always look for value.
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July 01, 2003

“The unknown grape, Petite Sirah”
Swirl Wine News
Sims Brannon
Hermitage are made. So Petite Sirah has a distinguished French pedigree.
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July 01, 2003

“Petite Sirah Focus”
Colorado Wine News
Harold Baer
We do not normally separate out wines by varietal but Petite Sirah perhaps deserves special consideration.
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June 21, 2003

“Petite Sirah Steps Forward”
Quarterly Review of Wine
Gerald Boyd
At the First Noble Petite Sirah Symposium, held last August at Foppiano Vineyards, Lou Foppiano stated loud and clear that "We're trying to write the book on Petite Sirah."
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June 11, 2003

“Nothing Small About This Syrah”
Washington Post
Ben Giliberti
Although you may not recognize the name of a hearty red wine called Petite Sirah, you're probably more familiar with it than you think.
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June 01, 2003

“Letters to the Editor”
Wine Enthusiast
On behalf of the members of P.S. I Love You...thanks for the article in your April 2003 issue devoted to this newly anointed "noble Rhone" varietal.
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May 22, 2003

“Grand match for Petite Sirah”
San Francisco Chronicle
Lynne Char Bennett
Summertime, warm weather, grilling and barbecuing -- what could be better than a succulent, marinated beef tri-tip, cooked rare and served with a juicy, voluptuous Petite Sirah?
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May 15, 2003

“Syrah and the nomenclature caper”
Tahoe World
Nate Breznau/Wine Horizons
Petite Sirah, sometimes spelled Petite Syrah, is a grape variety that is genetically different from Syrah.
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April 30, 2003

“A Robust Red Goes Straight to the Point”
New York Times
Frank Prial
If it didn't have such a French-sounding name, petite sirah might have become the all-American grape we mistakenly think zinfandel to be.
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April 01, 2003

“Petite Sirah Beyond The Blend”
Wine Enthusiast
Steve Heimoff
Not related in any way to Syrah--and hardly petite in the glass--this confounding grape is appearing more and more as a stand-alone varietal.
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March 05, 2003

“Fit unfashionably good tastes to these 5 types”
Washington Times
Paul Lukacs
Wine and fashion have much in common. Hemlines go up and down, just as certain wines go in and out of style.
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March 01, 2003

“Petite Sirah defies its name with a bold taste”
Gannett News Service
Frank Sutherland
WINE TASTING "The wine clich" rings true: "There's nothing petite about a petite sirah."
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March 01, 2003

“An Orphan in Europe Gets the Royal Treatment in California”
LA Times
Rod Smith
America's a melting pot for grapes as well as people. Even an obscure French variety like Petite Sirah has a chance to make it here.
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February 01, 2003

“Wine Resolutions”
Creative Loafing

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January 26, 2003

“Press Composite”

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