THE NOBLE GRAPES
With thousands of different wine grapes and even more wine producers, it can be very overwhelming. Seems like a Sommelier class is needed to understand it all. And all we want to do is enjoy the stuff!
So what’s the straightest path to the enjoyment part?
Simplify! How about simplifying the THOUSANDS of different wine grapes down to the top SEVEN?
7 NOBLE GRAPES
What makes them Noble? They are the most popular with consumers and they are easily produced around the world making them prolific. It also makes them accessible which makes them a great starting point to learn about wine.
These 7 are produced by both large and boutique wine producers from around the world. These producers employ different production styles which means a lot of interesting things can be discovered just with these 7 Noble Grapes.
EXPERIENCE THE GRAPES
To better understand each of the noble grapes, dive a little deeper into what makes each of them special. Taste them to familiarize your palette and see what you prefer. Learn a little history for each wine grape, find the top producing regions, find wine recommendations, tasting and pairing notes.
SYRAH / SHIRAZ
What’s with this name? Hint: The name that appears on the bottle points to the production style of the wine. Find out more about this fruity, tannic red. Another great food wine.