The Petite Sirah Grape

The Petite Sirah grape originates from France (where else?) in the late 1800’s. The vines produce a small grape with a thick skin. It was created by crossing the Syrah and Peloursin Grapes with the intent of producing a disease resistant grape. Farmer’s at the time were having trouble protecting their harvest from disease. The…

2016 la Strada Red Blend

Winery: David Akiyoshi Vintage: 2016 Wine Name/Vineyard: la STRADA Wine Category: Red Blend Grape blend: N/A Italian style blend Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Central Coast State or country: California Price: $22 ABV: 14.8% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  85 points Review date: Mar 7, 2019 About the Winemaker:  David Akiyoshi has been…