Who’s Your Daddy?: Petite Sirah

For today’s “Who’s Your Daddy” post, we will be exploring the origins of Petite Sirah. http://wine.appellationamerica.com/images/ competitions/Petite-Sirah-Gnarly-Vine.jpg Petite Sirah, also known as Durif or Petite Syrah, was originally developed in the late 1800s in France, though is probably most known…

April Round-Up

Life is busy busy these days for The Academic Wino!  In lieu of a review post today, I’m happy to prepare a summary of some fascinating articles already covered within the past few months on this blog. Feel free to…

Who’s Your Daddy?: Gamay

For today’s “Who’s Your Daddy” post, we will be exploring the origins of the Gamay grape. Also known as Bourguignon noir, Petit Bourguignon, Gamay Beaujolais, Petit Gamai, Blauer Gamet, Gamay noir a jus blanc, and Gamay noir,Gamay is a very…