Syrah. SEE – RAH. Syrah. The typical French pronunciation: Syrah. Syrah. Sy-rah. Syrah is a type of red wine grape variety that originates from the Rhone Valley in the South-Eastern part of France where it makes some of the most famous and cherished appellations in the whole country, such as Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the Cote Rotie, Hermitage,
Hey Tasters! When experienced wine drinkers taste wine, they often refer to its tannins. But what are wine tannins? Tannins are part of the defense mechanism of many plants, including grapes. They are transported to the wine through the pomace. That is, the seeds, the peel and the stems of the grapes. That’s why we
Peter, I know you don’t believe in the value of aging wine. Why is that so? That’s true. The benefits of aging wine are far outweighed by the downside of aging wine which is that they get too old. You open a wine that’s too young, you drink it, you enjoy it, and you say
[MUSIC PLAYING] Hello, my name is Charlie Wagner. Today, I’m here to talk about two wines that we made specifically for Total Wine & More under the label Old Cannery Row. As a kid growing up in a farming community, I learned that certain varietals of grapes perform best in different conditions. My family has
First of all can you explain, give us the pronunciation because I’m really struggling here… Zweigelt? Zweigelt, yeah you good job It’s a very hard Austrian name. And it’s a very Austrian variety isn’t it? Because tell us about the crossing and how it came to be a grape? Yeah, so the name comes from
Okay, guys, I’m in Caerano San Marco, Italy. We’re in the fabulous vineyards of Bele Casel. We’ve had a flight of aged Proseccos which is something I’ve never experienced before. I’m looking off to the side because the Vigneron is standing right next to me and I want to make sure that this is good.
– It’s not heavy, it’s still medium-bodied, but it does have sort of a richness of fruit that I think works here. – Right, right, and I think that’s different from everything else we’ve tasted. This was something that told us that Albarino was interesting. It is not what we found was the best of