Category Archives: Syrah

Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel Vintners Blend 2011

American wines are different.  Zinfandel may be Primitivo (and I do love Primitivo) but in California it gets a different treatment.  Sadly most of the Californian Zinfandel sold in the UK is White Zinfandel, which is usually overly sweet, confected, cheap pink wine aimed at teenage drinkers and people who don’t much like wine, but… Read More »

Le Petit Train Syrah 2012

This wine has a cute label, but it did cause a small row about translations.  It’s French and there’s a picture of a little train, but the debate was that the name should be either “The Little Train” or “Le Petit Chemin de Fer”.  It turns out the French would indeed call the little train… Read More »