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Shiraz and blends

Australian Wine Discovered Education Program

Australia’s fine Shiraz wines are an expression of place: a distillation of our distinct terroir, climate and community. Find our more about this legendary variety.

Educator guide

Detailed topic information, as well as tips on how to best facilitate your event and tasting.

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Program contents

  • History
  • Viticulture
  • Winemaking
  • Notable regions 
  • Blending (GSM, Shiraz Viognier, Shiraz Cabernet)
  • Sparkling Shiraz
  • Characteristics and flavour profiles
  • Food pairing
  • Statistics

Presentation slides

A highly-visual presentation to convey key points and bring your tasting to life,
as well as a printable handout of presentation slides with space for notes.

Videos

Video material is available for this program. 

All videos are available for download from the Wine Australia Digital Asset Library. Register as a user to gain access

How is red wine made? - Feature video

Provides topical insights from Australian winemakers, experts and others.

Length: 02.47 min

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Barossa Shiraz - Feature video

Provides topical insights from Australian winemakers, experts and others. Available with and without Mandarin subtitles.

Length: 02.49 min

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Shiraz - Loop video

Designed to be played in the background as you welcome people or during a break.

Length: 01.56 min

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Complementary resources

Attendance certificates and editable tasting lists, sheets and mats to use for tastings.

Certificate of Attendance (EN)
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Tasting Sheet (EN)
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Tasting Mat A3 (EN) - Editable
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Tasting List (EN) - Editable
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