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SYRAH or SHIRAZ - France vs Australia at Oakridge Tasting Center

CO-OP Wine Spirits Beer, Oakridge
2570 Southland Drive SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Que Syrah, Syrah!

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Syrah, Shiraz, Potato, PoTAHto...

You've probably seen the term Syrah and Shiraz used interchangeably, and while they ARE the same grape, the region in which they are grown is totally different. Syrah is what they call it in France and most of the United States, as well as some South American countries. Shiraz is what they call it everywhere...

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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Syrah (aka: Shiraz) | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Syrah (aka: Shiraz)

An introductory guide to Syrah / Shiraz wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
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Syrah (Shiraz)

This is the classic red grape of the northern Rhone Valley and southern France. Inside France, it is known as Syrah, but outside France it is...
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Calgary & Edmonton Wine Events in September 2019

Check out these amazing wine events happening in September 2019 in Calgary, Edmonton and other places in Alberta!
  Calgary (& Surrounding Areas) Wine Events in September:   Takayama x Kobayashi Collaboration Dinner When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 @ 6 pm to 9 pm Where: Sukiyaki House (Calgary) Price: $250 CAD 9-course dinner with sake, wine, and tea pairing Regarded as one of the best chefs in the world, having...
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Wine — It’s your favourite drink, but how much do you actually know about it? What is wine? Who invented wine? How is wine made? Continue reading...
Wine Wine. It’s your favourite alcoholic drink and you’re always willing to try new and unique wines, but how much do you actually know about wine? If someone who had no idea what wine is asked you about it, would you be able to answer all their questions? Continue reading to start working out your...
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How Alcohol % (ABV) Affects Wine

The alcohol content — the Alcohol By Volume (ABV) — of a wine can help you determine what kind of style it is. This is an important factor in...
Wine Label Indicate Alcohol Content as ABV% Let’s face it … we all judge a wine based on its label. Often we’re captivated by the clever name, the cool image, or the fancy typeface on the label. The problem is these things tell us little about what we can expect out of the wine. Sure, you can check where...
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What is Pinot Noir? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety

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What is Pinot Noir? Pinot noir is a red wine grape varietal of the species Vitis vinifera. Pinot Noir is widely expressive, light in body, medium in acidity, and light in colour. Flavours vary depending on seasonal conditions, vintage and growing region. In this post, we’ll cover some quick facts on...
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