Wine Pronunciation Guide

Wine Pronunciation Guide

Wine Pronunciation Guide

How to Pronounce Wine Names

If you're a newcomer to the delicious world of wine, then you may feel slightly intimidated by all of the exotic sounding names. Below you will find a quick and easy pronunciation guide that you may find handy.


WHITE VARIETALS

Chardonnay (shar-dohn-nay)

Chenin Blanc (she-neen-BLAHNK)

Gewuztraminer (gah-VERTZ-trah-mee-ner)

Muscat (moos-kaht)

Riesling (REES-ling)

Sauvignon Blanc (soh-veen-yown-BLAHNK)

Semillon (say-mee-yoh)

RED VARIETALS

Cabernet Sauvignon (cab-er-NAY soh-veen-YOHN)

Gamay (GAH-may)

Grenache (greh-NAHSH)

Merlot (merh-LOH)

Pinot Noir (PEE-noh-NWAHR)

Sangiovese (SAN-gee-oh-VAY-SEE)

Syrah (see-RAH)

Zinfandel (ZIN-fan-del)