French Wine Pronunciation

Join Travelista Teri in part one of her language series on how to correctly pronounce French wine.  In this video she reviews commonly mispronounced red and white wines from France.

Red Wine

Beaujolais –  Bo-jho-LAY

Beaujolais nouveau –  Bo-jho-LAY New-VOH

Beaujolais-Villages –  Bo-jho-LAY Vih-lahzh

Bordeaux – Bore-DOH

Bourgogne –  (burgundy) Boor-GON-yeh

Cabernet – Cab-air-nay

Cabernet sauvignon – Cab-air-nay So-veen-yawN

Cabernet Franc – Cab-air-nay FrahN

Châteauneuf-du-Pape –  Shah-toe-nuff-duh pahp

Côtes-du-Rhône – Coat duh Rone

Gamay – Gam-may

Pinot noir – Pee-noe Nwahr

Grenache – Gren-AHSH

Syrah – Sih-RAH

White Wine:

Chenin blanc  – Shay-naN BlaN

Chablis – Sha-BLEE

Chardonnay  – Shar-doe-NAY

Gewurztraminer – Geh-VERTZ-trah-mee-nur

Pinot blanc   – Pee-noe BlahN

Pinot gris – Pee-noe GREE

Pouilly-Fuissé – Poo-yee Fwee-SAY

Pouilly-Fumé – Poo-yee Foo-MAY

Sancerre – Sahn-sair

Sauvignon blanc  – SO-vin-yon Blahnk

Sémillon – Seh-mee-yohn

St Émilion   – San’Tay-meel-yon

Viognier – Vi-ohn-yay