Sirah vs Syrah vs Shiraz vs Sera

Syrah, Petite Sirah, Shiraz . . . they’re all the same, right? Not quite. While all of these grapes produce big, bold, spicy red wines, one of these things (varietals) is not like the others. In short, Syrah and Shiraz refer to the same type of dark-skinned...

Spring Has Sprung in Wine Country

Ah Spring! It is time for our annual look ahead to the coming season and what we might do to ensure the best possible tour experiences for our guests this year. Which brings up some brisk discussions about the wineries we visited last year and what new wineries we’d...