On February 17th, one of the most fun and educational wine and food events comes to the Bay area. The Sixth annual Dark and Delicious event will be held 2/17 starting at 6pm at the Rock Wall Wine Company in Alameda. Thanks to the wonderful Jo Diaz, we have two passes to give away. Just review the question at the end of this post and place your answer the question in the comments section, and we will draw this Friday 2/ 10 to pick the lucky winnerHINT: Answer and an engaging story here
...and another one here:
Ample parking, expertly paired treats and a chance to survey many different expressions of this engaging grape variety await us. Petite Sirah has an inky, brooding character. It will stain your teeth purple. And you will love it! You simply cannot beat this opportunity to learn more in the best way possible---by experience. 58 Winemakers and 36 purveyors of tempting taste treats will be on hand to show you just how engaging this wine can be. Names you know and love already like Ridge, Stags Leap and more will be on hand with some that may become your new favorites. As for the snacks, one word: Paella! And tons of other sweet/salty/savory yumminess.
Best of luck with our contest, but if you want to hedge your bets, bloomspot has an awesome deal here: Click here for half off tix at bloomspot
So enter to win:
Petit Sirah is a cross between the Syrah grape and what little known French variety?
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I used to know the answer to this question, but methinks I lost that particular brain cell by drinking too much Petite Sirah!
Nevertheless, I Postulate that the little-known Parent is Peloursin.
Thanks for hosting this contest, BrixChicks!
I would love those tickets. Looks like winehiker beat me to the answer tho... Peloursin. Is there a consolation prize? :) Thanks for hosting the contest!
HI Niki! It's a raffle, so we will draw on Friday! You may still win! Best of luck!
Thanks for passing the word. The answer is Peloursin
HI, Manuela! THanks for entering! Good luck!
I love a contest and I think I know the answer so here is my best guess... Peloursin. Petite Sirah for everyone!
Yeh, yeh, it's a cross with Peloursin, but Petite Sirah (as most commonly spelled) should really be named as Durif.
Its Pelousin. That sounds like an awesome event!
Who is the lucky winner???
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