“Best of the West” “The Best Wines of 2017”
Sunset International Wine Competition2014, 2015 & 2017
If God invented a better food pairing than petite sirah and steely ribeye, she has not yet revealed it to me.
"All Things Agrarian"
…By invitation only, Double-Gold honors a wine when every judge agrees. “Double Gold” 2013 Aratas Shake Ridge Ranch
The 2017 Chardonnay leaps from the glass with scents of ripe apricot, lemon meringue and honeycomb…
The “Top Petites of 2015”
“Editor’s Pick” “Top Rhones from California” 2010 Napa Valley Petite Sirah
Millennials are searching for wines with character and authenticity. Petite Sirah is a rare gem on many wine lists; its elusive allure is drawing fans in search of something genuine, intrinsically all- American and independent in spirit. Those who strive to be unique are searching for wines like Petite.
VintnerAratas WineryNapa, CA
“the highest rating I’ve ever given a Petite Sirah”
“Aratas…beautifully sculpted wine” Editors’ Choice
The top ranked Petite Sirah- first place winner Aratas Wine… a beautiful example of 100% Petite Sirah