How to Pronounce Different Wines

With the number of wines coming from different regions of the world, Spain, France and Germany through to Australia, Chile and South Africa, it’s not surprising there are a lot of names that we struggle with. So when you’re trying to sort your Beaujolais from your Gew├╝rztraminer our handy wine pronunciation guide is invaluable.

Wine (Pronunciation)

Amarone (Ah-ma-ROH-nay)
Amontillado (Ah-mone-tee-YAH-doe)
Barbaresco (Bar-bar-ESS-coh)
Barbera (Bar-BEAR-ah)
Barolo (Bar-OH-lo)
Beaujolais (Bo-jho-LAY)
Beaujolais Nouveau (Bo-jho-LAY New-VOH)
Beaujolais-Villages (Bo-jho-LAY Vih-lahzh)
Beaune (Bone)
Blanc de Blancs (BlahN du BlahN)
Bordeaux (Bore-DOH)
Bourgogne (Boor-GON-yeh)
Brunello Di Montalcino (Brew-NELL-oh dee Mon-tahl-CHEE-no)
Brut (Broot)
Burgundy (BURR-gun-dee)
Cabernet Franc (Cab-air-nay FrahN)
Cabernet Sauvignon (Cab-air-nay So-veen-yawN)
Cave (Cahv)
Chablis (Sha-BLEE)
Champagne (Sham-pane)
Chardonnay (Shar-doe-NAY)