Against All Odds

Despite challenges, California Petite Sirah is gaining acreage and winning fans
From the Dec 15, 2015, issue

Petite Sirah from California has the ability to be expressive when bottled on its own, can add structure and color to red blends, and has a reputation for aging well. But despite it's growing presence in the Golden State, it can be a conundrum for both winemakers and wine lovers. Wine Spectator's MaryAnn Worobiec explains.

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