Sparkling Shiraz

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Sparkling Shiraz is an Australian wine style.[1] Before the enforcement of appellations d'origine contrôlée, the style was called Sparkling Burgundy.[2]

The wine begins as a Shiraz on its first fermentation. Its secondary fermentation takes place in its bottle, or méthode champenoise.[3]

The Sparkling Shiraz style has been described as "uniquely Australian".[4]


  1. ^ Kinssies, Richard (6 November 2007). "Wine Pick Of The Week: 2004 Paringa Sparkling Shiraz, South Australia". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Hearst Corporation. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  2. ^ James Halliday (20 July 2013). "Seppelt is forever sparkling". The Australian. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Port, Jeni (15 November 1988). "Resurgence for an old style". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Faulkner, Jane (4 August 2007). "Sparklers light up". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 19 November 2013.