HOW TO PRONOUNCE OBSCURE WINE NAMES
- •CarignaneKaren-yawn. My mom says, "like a really boring woman"
- •Petit VerdotSome wine folks do pronounce the "t" at the end of petit, even though in French it's silent. So, peh-tee vair-doh is correct but you'll still hear peh-teet too
- •GewürztraminerGeh-vertz-trah-mean-er, commonly just called "geh-vertz"
- •Syrah/ShirazIf it's written Syrah, say "sir-ah". If it's written Shiraz, say "shuh-razz". Do not mix and match.
- •Pinot MeunierPee-noh moon-YAY