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Viognier

by David on June 23, 2007

Well, it’s hard to pronounce, but worth it! Exotically fragrant, heady, tropical and lush.

Viognier is a very ancient variety going back to at least Roman times and comes to us from the Rhone Valley in southern France. It makes some of the most distinctively aromatic wines in the world. The peach, honey and floral aromas might lead you to expect a delicate wine, but it’s also famous for being rather voluptuous on the palate and generous in alcohol.

Join our Director of Education, Nancy Hawks Miller, as she talks about the queen of Rhone whites: Viognier.

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