Category Archives: Petite Sirah

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 »

The Crusher Petite Sirah 2008

The nice people at Don & Sons sent me a bottle of their 2008 The Crusher Petite Sirah. I tend to drink a lot more Old rather than New World wines, and generally expect Zinfandel or Bordeaux varietals from California, so Petite Sirah was intriguing. The bottle was sealed with a Neocork bearing a fancy… Read More »