Monthly Archives: June 2011

9 Fascinating Facts About Petite Sirah

  1. There is nothing  “petite” about Petite Sirah. This
    is a big, inky monster of a wine.
  2. The first
    plantings in California date back to the 1880s. Only a handful of other
    varieties can make that claim.
  3. It’s not unusual for
    Petite Sirah to be used as a blending wine to “beef up” other varieties,
    particularly in lesser vintages.

Posted in Wine in the Glass

Winery Dining in Temecula

In Oregon, wineries have been fighting for the right to add restaurants to their on-site operations. (See our story on this topic here.) It’s an uphill battle, with the primary objection being that such additions would harm the rural nature of the…

Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

Winery Dining in Temecula

In Oregon, wineries have been fighting for the right to add
restaurants to their on-site operations. (See our story on this topic
here.)

It’s an uphill
battle, with the primary objection being that such additions would harm
the rural nature of the winegrowing areas.

There have
been no such concerns in the Southern California appellation of
Temecula, however, where no fewer than seven wine estates are home to
excellent restaurants.

Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

There’s Always More to Learn…Even for Teachers

Virtually every profession evolves with time, and that makes continuing education an important aspect of many jobs. That includes teaching people about wine. The Society of Wine Educators’ 35th Annual Conference will take place August 3-5 in Provi…

Posted in The Wine Business
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