The premier tasting event for Petite Sirah lovers in-the-world continues to celebrate Petite, with its Ninth Annual Tasting, on February 20, 2015.
Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah® again features a varied selection of Petite Sirah styles, and delectable foods that pair well with Petite. As is the tradition, the wines will be shared by both celebrated producers and emerging wineries. Petite Sirah’s developed a true cult following with an enormous appetite for this obscure grape variety. D&D continues to give these followers the only annual opportunity to gather and enjoy three hours of Petite, palate pleasers, and pals.
For 2015, Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah® is located at Rock Wall Wine Company. Set in a classic location on the original Naval Air Station Alameda, Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah® overlooks the San Francisco Skyline. Prior to Rock Wall being located there, it was the famed Area 51 Event Center, which included film, video, and multimedia episodes. This is a really artsy location, with a twist of wine.
Each year there’s an exodus, as former Sergeant Honey Airborne will tell you, “to taste my Petite Sirah.” With the most diehard continuing to bring in their friends, at a slow and steady pace, there’s only one consensus repeated at the end of the evening… “I had so much fun!”
Dark & Delicious hosts fewer than 1,000 people in an enormous 250,000 square foot space. Enveloped in wine barrels, the hallmark of this event has become the “combination of a perfect cult gathering, craving wine fun!” Guests are all well educated about the wine they love; and they want to know who’s behind the brand. Much of the time, it’s the owner or winemaker, with many wine principals pouring their own wines, sharing their wine stories. People come from all parts of the US, to taste their favorite Petite Sirahs, while sampling exotic California fare. Food professionals from all regions close to the Bay Area provide the eclectic cuisine. Friends gather for another Petite party.
Friday February 20, 2015
Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah®
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Rock Wall Wine Company