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Theo-patra's Nectar: An Award-Winning Petit Sirah

No. It’s not a typo. Trial lawyer and winemaker, Theodora Lee is known, as “”Theo-patra,” Queen of the Vineyards – in California’s Yorkville Highlands. I am on a mission to meet vintners of color and women who craft quality wines – and to taste every singe one! 115 more words

Petit Sirah

Concannon Vineyards: Shocked on Tesla Road

Look at these bottles to the left. Have you seen these before? Of course you have. They’re among the most widely used wines for glass pours in restaurants, house wines for bars and taverns, and banquet wines, for which they are nearly omnipresent, mainly for their absurdly low price point but also, like Beringer and Mondavi, they are unwaveringly consistent and enjoyable, vintage after vintage, bottle after bottle. 3,097 more words


Petit Sirah, Hoorah!

My good friend and wino mentor, Amanda, visited me recently and brought new a bottle of wine to try. She knows that I’m open to exploring, but that I am hesitant to taking the plunge into new varietals, so she brought me something different to try. 148 more words

See, Sniff, Swirl, Sip, Spit. Repeat.

When you live in Napa Valley it is common for other locals to ask “have you been to .”  Sometimes we answer in the affirmative but often we have to admit we are unfamiliar with the winery in question.   1,377 more words

A Glass of Red Wine a Day… Cupcake Vineyard

The Captain wants to try red wine. The Blogger has been drinking red wine for a while. Trying to find something they both like… well we took a shot at it and settled on this Petit Sirah Red wine from Cupcake Vineyard. 255 more words