“the highest rating I’ve ever given a Petite Sirah”
“Editor’s Pick” “Top Rhones from California” 2010 Napa Valley Petite Sirah
“Best of the West” “The Best Wines of 2017”
Sunset International Wine Competition2014, 2015 & 2017
Difficult decision… from 2700 wines… “Best in Class” goes to Aratas 2016 Petite Sirah
“Aratas…beautifully sculpted wine” Editors’ Choice
We all know that some whopping wine prices are based on reputation and scarcity. In a tasting like ours [Aratas] the true cream rises to the top
The top ranked Petite Sirah- first place winner Aratas Wine… a beautiful example of 100% Petite Sirah
…By invitation only, Double-Gold honors a wine when every judge agrees. “Double Gold” 2013 Aratas Shake Ridge Ranch
If God invented a better food pairing than petite sirah and steely ribeye, she has not yet revealed it to me.
"All Things Agrarian"
2018 American Masters of Petite Sirah