Top 10 difficult wine names




Another French AOC, this time in the Northern Rhone with just over 100 hectares of vineyards watched over by around 40 wine growers.

With altitude ranges between 140-460 metres, Condrieu produces some of the most delicious and aromatic white wines made from Viognier which can command high prices and are best enjoyed young but some can age well.

How to pronounce: cohn-dree-uh

3 Responses to “Top 10 difficult wine names”

  1. Ewan Murray says:

    Call me pedantic … and many do 😉 … but personally I’d go for:

  2. Okay, so how do we pronounce, “Naoussa?”

  3. Christophe Mercier says:

    Difficult exercise by Lucy Jenkins, I guess…

    Try to type in Bourgeuil in Google Translate, make sure you translate from French, click on the audio button, and you’ll get the right sound.

    Not being a native English speaker, I am not sure how to pronounce “bor-guhy”… so I typed it in Google Translate, picked English, then clicked on the audio button…. and had a good laugh!

    Where has the phonetic alphabet gone? Not taught in schools anymore, oh well, thanks to Google Translate, there is no need for it anymore!

    Merci Lucy (for the good laugh!)

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