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Syrah vineyard

The world’s best syrah wines

It is, of course, not necessarily the world’s best syrah wines. Just like in any competition you can only win if you participate, and in “The World’s Best Syrah Wines” many of the most famous syrah wines were absent. But it is still interesting to see who the winners are. It shows a surprising diversity […]

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Syrah – a French grape variety

At the Syrah Symposium in May 2008 grape researchers established that the syrah variety is not originating from Greece, the Middle East or any other distant country. it is simply a genuinely French crossing. The two parents are mondeuse blanche from Savoie and dureza from the Ardèche. It is believed that the crossing took place […]

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Ten best Syrah wines

The top ten highest scoring wines in the competition Syrah du Monde was: – Australia Witchmount Estate Shiraz 2004 Witchmount Estate – Canada Pillitteri Estates Shiraz Icewine 2006 Pillitteri Estate Winery – South Africa Hartenberg the Stork Shiraz 2005 Hartenberg Estate – France Saint Joseph AOC – L’Arzelle 2006 Les vins de Vienne – France […]

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International Syrah Symposium in Lyons in May

Scientific, oenological and marketing expertise gather in Lyons on May 13-14 to discuss all aspects of the future of the Syrah grape. Tuesday is focused on the viticulture and oenology of Syrah and the Wednesday is dedicated to marketing of the end product, the wine. More info

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