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Syrah Arrives in California

Issue: April 30, 1999

April 30, 1999 Syrah Arrives in California The grape of Hermitage and Hunter Valley comes of age here after 25 years By Jeff Morgan As if it weren't enough to master the making of Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel, California's restless winemakers have turned their attentions to Syrah.

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