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California Syrah Comes on Strong

Grenache and Viognier add luster to the state's lineup of Rhône-style wines
James Laube
Issue: March 31, 2007

Syrah and Syrah-based wines from California, along with an accompanying cast of other Rhône Valley-inspired reds and whites, are seeing an upsurge in quality. Those who are already tuned in to the magic of California's Rhône-style wines hardly need to be persuaded that quality is on the rise.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 15, 2007.

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