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What does Shiraz wine taste like?

Shiraz and Syrah are wines of power and intensity, both have blackberry-like black fruit characteristics, medium to strong tannin structure and a touch of black pepper.¬†However, the climate in which the grapes are grown will make a significant difference …

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What’s the correct way to pronounce the wine name Shiraz?


Shiraz is an immensely popular red wine. In Australia phonetically it’s pronounced “shee-raz”, which rhymes with the planet Mars. If you’re from America the pronunciation may differ a little to rhyme with “jazz” instead.

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What is the difference between Syrah and Shiraz?

On the surface, not much! Syrah and Shiraz refer to the exact same grape. Generally, they’re just referred to differently on either side of the Equator with Syrah north of the Equator and Shiraz south of equator, more specifically in …

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