Expanding your grape varieties knowledge base  never got easier, I think. It’s up for debate…

Ever wonder how to learn many of those obscure grape varieties? As you prepare to become a master of wine, you could become inspired by Richard Hemming. He took his talent for music to new heights with this one.

You’re challenged.

Try keeping up with Richard. It’s so great! Between music and humor, is there a better way to learn anything?

I promise it’s worth it, for anyone who loves wine and a good laugh, this one’s for you.

And, if you’d like to follow this guide for his first stanza, you can’t even keep up in hearing. No rhyme, no reason, no alphabetizing… It’s just scattered and hilarious, including some of the grape varieties:

  • Ancellota
  • Albariño
  • Auxerrois
  • Assyrintiko
  • Chardonnay
  • Chasselas
  • Chambourcin
  • Fromenteau
  • Merlot
  • Pinot Meunier
  • Hárslevelü
  • Nielluccio
  • Tannat
  • Mandelaria
  • Vernaccia
  • Teroldego
  • Malvasia
  • Viognier
  • Romorantin
  • Verdicchio
  • Torrontes
  • Mencia
  • Pinotage
  • Limnio
  • Perle
  • Pedro Ximénez
  • Colombard

… catches a quick breath

  • Acalon
  • Aramon
  • Aspiran
  • Manmolo

… now his fingers and vocal chords catch a quick one…

And off he goes again.