Rhone Grapes: Syrah

Wine 101: Syrah. a Rhone Grape

Rhone Grapes: Syrah

Learn about the Syrah Grape, It’s History, where it’s grown, how it tastes, and what to pair with Syrah, a Rhone Grape.
Originating in Southeastern France, Syrah was cultivated during the Roman Rule. It is the child of two not so well know grapes, Dureza and Mondeuse Blanche.

First grown in France, and found in particular in the Rhône Valley, it has spread globally and can now be found in Australia, where the call it Shiraz, as well as California, Washington, New Zealand, Argentina, Italy, South African, Spain, Switzerland, Chile and, as I just discovered, Tunisia.


Michael Renken
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