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Chief Taster and owner of West London Wine School, South London Wine School and Streatham Wine House, Jimmy Smith, takes you through the Northern Rhone for WSET Level 3. Here you will learn how to describe the two principle grape varieties Syrah and Viognier, plus the climate, weather, topography, geography and how they all shape the key wine styles. Complete with a Google Earth video (3 mins) to get a feel of the area.

At the end of the video there is a working example of a written question so you can understand what to expect if a Northern Rhone question is to arise, and how to correctly answer it.

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