Posts Tagged ‘red wine’
The origin of Syrah is still debated by many. According to popular myth, Syrah comes from Shiraz, a city in Iran; brought from the Middle East to the South of France by a knight called Gaspard de Sterimberg in the aftermath of a crusade in the 13th Century.
While they are increasingly becoming in vogue on wine lists from New York to old York, there are still misconceptions and apprehension on the part of consumers when looking at Greek wines. So here is a (short) history, description and guide to the difficult to understand (and pronounce) world of Greek wines.