Learn About Piping Shrike Map It
This Shiraz is produced at Charles Cimicky. Charles Cimicky produces rich, voluptuous, generous
wines with superb balance. Apart from minor drip irrigation in January and February, the vines are
dry grown, cover-cropped and organically fertilized. Now in his late forties, Charles Cimicky is one
of the most quality-driven, meticulous winemakers in South Australia. Piping Shrike Shiraz is named for the Australian magpie whose territorial diligence ensures the protection of the Barossa
Shiraz grapes from thieving blackbirds.
Learn About Barossa Valley
The Barossa zone consists of two sections - the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Wines from the Eden Valley can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley.
Situated just a bit east of the large city of Adelaide, Barossa is Australia's wine headquarters. Mega producers are based here, boutique wineries call it home and a majority of the habitants claim their income on the wine...
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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz
(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...
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