December 01, 2002

“Best of the year 2002”
Wine Enthusiast
Winemakers call it"Pet." It's long had a supporting role in jug wines and field blends, but seldom was summoned center stage.
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November 13, 2002

“No, sirah! Nothing petite about this grape variety”
Hometown Annapolis
Tom Marquardt & Patrick Darr
In the world of wine there is proably no greater misnomer than petite sirah.
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November 01, 2002

Vineyard and Winery Management
Richard Paul Hinkle
For the longest time, Petite Sirah has been dismissed as blending wine, dumped as Durif, even dissed for not being Syrah (the latest, trendiest French glamour grape).
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October 30, 2002

“Petite Sirah hoping for a comeback”
San Francisco Chronicle
Gerald D. Boyd
Infusing new life into an old grape variety is about as easy as writing the great American novel...
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October 28, 2002

“Shy Syrah - Petite syrah gets little attention, but don't ignore it.”
Legal Times
Elisabeth Frater
Petite syrah is a varietal that doesn't garner a lot of attention. You're unlikely to hear of anyone selling petite syrah futures or to find rare bottles auctioned off by Christie's.
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October 21, 2002

TrendCast Report
David Pursglove
Wine consumers are becoming increasingly interested in petite sirah and a study we made at our TrendAnalytics Group shows the interest will accelerate next year and soar in 2004.

September 21, 2002

“The Mainstreaming of Petite Sirah”
David Jones
"Wine Wisdom" first visited Petite Sirah nearly three years ago, shortly after its parentage (Syrah and Peloursin) was established through DNA fingerprinting by Dr. Carole Meredith at UC Davis.
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August 01, 2002

“Petite Sirah "A New Pedigree"”
Decanter Magazine
Norm Roby
Trying to turn Petite Sirah into a noble variety with a cult following may be overly ambitious, but...
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March 01, 2002

“Sirahs in Low Supply”
Sacramento Bee
Mike Dunne
The question before the house is whether bright and cheery Syrah is any relation to dark and brooding Petite Sirah.
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