Wine Terms

Puzzled over a wine word? Wondering what the terms Back Blending, Geropiga, Oechsle, or Bad Durkheim could possibly mean? Want to make sure you can properly pronounce the name of that wine or winery, before you discuss it with the Sommelier? Welcome to the wonderful world of wine words -- more than 3,500 of them await your attention in this glossary. Page through slowly and become fluent, or dip in as needed. Our source is Ron Herbst and Sharon Tyler Herbst's popular Wine Lover's Companion.

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