Archive for the Tag 'Petite Sirah Symposium'


Petite Retreat ~ Tuesday, June 6, 2017

This even has been cancelled. Petite RetreatJose Diaz2017-04-24T13:20:02+00:00 Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: The Vineyard Club – 355 Rockmound Road, Geyserville, CA 95441 – Click here to “Map It” Registration: PS I Love You Members – $80 / Non Member – $100 Registration Link ~ Agenda: 8:30 […]


A new dawn for Petite Sirah

A new dawn for Petite Sirah has emerged. After 11 years of informing people that variety exists as a stand-alone cultivar, PS I Love You has been tasked with taking it to a new level of understanding.


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

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 – 8:50 […]


Turning up the sizzle on an already hot commodity ~ Petite Sirah Symposium

The Petite Sirah Symposium, about to go into its eleventh incarnation, has been a sellout every single year of its existence. The mother lode of single variety symposiums, people have gathered in the past to discuss a single variety known as Petite Sirah; but those events have never been formal or continuous, nor have they […]


10th Annual Petite Sirah Symposium Hosted by Concannon Vineyard Continues the Success

The 10th Annual Petite Sirah Symposium hosted by Concannon Vineyard continues the success of the best minds converging, once again, to discuss this eclectic variety. Jim Concannon (third generation vintner) and John Concannon (fourth generation vintner) welcomed guests on Tuesday, July 31. John Concannon, the day’s Emcee, led the proceedings with his state of the grape […]


If you’re headed to the 10th Annual Petite Sirah Symposium ~ Please Be Advised…

Welcome to Jose’s event planner’s nightmare… DIGRESSION: A Bachelorette party was just held in a ballroom that we’ve had reserved for the Petite Sirah Symposium. It’s now first thing in the morning, and we’ve arrived to set up. The party girls are leaving with everything all askew. We have to get in there and prepare […]


Tenth Annual Petite Sirah Symposium ~ July 31, 2012 ~ Sponsored by Concannon Vineyard

Once again, the Petite Sirah Symposium is being sponsored by Concannon Vineyard, of Livermore, California, on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 8:30 a.m. The best and brightest Petite Sirah talent in California is again gathering to discuss Petite Sirah grape growing, wine making, and marketing issues as they continue to share their enthusiasm for this stealth […]


Final Thoughts on the Ninth Annual Petite Sirah Symposium, Sponsored by Concannon Vineyard

First and foremost, I have to thank Concannon Vineyard for having the foresight to keep this event going. Why? In 2002, there were 62 growers and producers combined. Today in 2011, I now am counting 997 growers and producers. You tell me that this annual gathering of the best and the brightest growers, producers, and […]


Ninth Annual Petite Sirah Symposium to Have Live Broadcast

The Ninth Annual Petite Sirah Symposium is again sold out. If, however, you didn’t sign up, but would like to be there via a live broadcast, it will be available via Ustream at; and, it will also be available on the PS l Love You site at [Photo: Jim Concannon] We will be […]


Concannon Is Pulling Out All of the Stops For Petite Sirah’s 50th Anniversary

Media and Petite producers… You’re invited… (Email Jo Diaz ~ jo @ At this year’s Ninth Annual Petite Sirah Symposium, Concannon Vineyard has added one more event. The night before the Symposium, on July 25, 2011, following PS I Love You’s annual meeting (5:00 p.m.), the folks at Concannon are hosting a Reception and […]