Archive for the ‘Organization’ Category

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How to start a wine organization

Tweet I once received an Email from someone wanting to create a wine organization: “How did you organize PS I Love You, as there are some wineries in this state that I just moved to [not California] that would like to start an association for a particular hybrid that grows here?” Answer: Start with passion, […]

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Petite Sirah FAQs ~ People are still asking, after all of these years

Tweet My very first blog posting on December 29, 2005, this was my first wine blog topic. I’m doubling back over 14 years later, and not much has changed, in terms of the questions surrounding this intriguing and exclusive wine grape variety. If you’ve been lucky to taste some spectacular ones, you’re a rare palate […]

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Women for WineSense launches contest for Women in Wine event

Tweet Years ago, when my friend and wine colleague Julie Johnson  (today of Tres Sabores) was making waves in Women for WineSense, I went to meetings and was so impressed by her and the group. She had her finger on the pulse (and still does).  At that time, little did I know that when she […]

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Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah® ~ These are the brands that want you to enjoy Petite

Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah® … This coming Friday evening (February 21, 2014) is the Eighth Annual Dark & Delicious event, put on by PS I Love You… a labor of love for all included within this story. (The name says it all, really, doesn’t it?)

Oregon Get your Gris On

Tweet Oregon, Get your Gris On ™ ~ Will you be there to be Foursquare? It’s coming right along…. On August 17 and 18, 2013, each winery below will be focused on their Oregon Pinot Gris…Oregon’s Other Pinot, with an Oregon Get Your Gris On!™ day. Oregon, Get your Gris On!™ ~ Will you be there […]

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11th Annual Petite Sirah Symposium ~ Registration has begun ~ Sponsored by Concannon Vineyard

Tweet 11th Annual Petite Sirah Symposium ~ Registration has begun ~ Sponsored by Concannon Vineyard The Link For Registering The Day’s Agenda ELEVENTH ANNUAL SESSIONS, LUNCH & TASTING: Concannon Vineyard TUESDAY JULY 23, 2013 REGISTER NOW AGENDA 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 – 8:40 a.m. WELCOME ~ John Concannon 8:40 – […]

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Petite Temptations at Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah™ ~ Pet Project Benefits, East Bay SPCA

Tweet Everything we do at PS I Love You is Petite, it seems, and the upcoming silent auction for Dark & Delicious 2013 is no exception. A portion of the this year’s proceeds will be donated to the East Bay SPCA. ANDIS WINES ~ VALUE: $250 Tour for up to 12 people with the winemaker […]

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Top 10 Marketing Contributions to the Success of PS I Love You’s 10 Years

Tweet Top 10 Marketing Contributions to the Success of PS I Love You’s 10 Years of existence… It’s been 10 great years as the founding executive director of PS I Love You, Inc. It’s also been, without a doubt, the most challenging and rewarding job of my professional life; although being the director of a […]

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10 years old, and *The Petite Engine That Could* is still chugging along ~ spreadin’ the love for Petite Sirah

Tweet September 19, 2012 is PS I Love You’s 10th anniversary. On this date in 2002, Kent Rosenblum – then of Rosenblum Cellars, now of Rock Wall Wine Company – sent a check that helped to begin a Website. This contribution also helped to launch an advocacy group, and give us the definitive starting date […]

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Petite Sirah resume, also to be part of the Petite Sirah timeline on psiloveyou.org

Tweet I was recently accused of not knowing much about Petite Sirah on this website, by someone who doesn’t know what I’ve done. (Thanks Larry Schaffer for defending my honor. My guys are the BEST!) Larry wrote: First off, let me say that Jo Diaz is the heart and soul of the PS I LOVE […]