The Rhône Valley of France is the ancestral home of Syrah, producing some of the most sought-after wines on the planet...but that net of greatness has expanded well beyond. The variety has also become a prize-winning player in Washington State, which is now producing some of the highest-scoring, most iconic wines in the world. How does Washington Syrah compare to the Rhône, as well as other esteemed regions around the world? The grape’s ability to express uniqueness of site is nearly unparalleled. Come to this crash course that explores the many expressions of this revered grape. Led by an accomplished panel of producers and experts, we’ll taste through some expressions from classic regions, and discuss what makes Syrah so essential to understanding the world of wine, and how it moves through the marketplace. Learn from those making it, selling it, writing about it, and espousing it.
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