Founded in late 1999, Personal Wine is dedicated to helping you deliver the perfect personalized gift. We strive to create an interactive and responsive experience in order to bring your ideas to life.
Orders placed after 2 a.m. will be processed the following business day. Once your order has been processed the guaranteed delivery dates are as follows, depending on your service:
Expect delivery by
(if ordered today)
|Standard||6-11 business days||10/1|
|Priority||4-5 business days||9/21|
|Expedited||2-3 business days||9/19|
Priority & Expedited shipments are covered by our on-time delivery money back guarantee. If the courier's first attempt to deliver your order is after the guaranteed delivery by date, we will gladly refund your shipping costs. Some exclusions apply. Please see our Returns & Guarantee page for more information.
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Taste testing wine once it has arrived at your table is easy, proper pronunciation when ordering can make anyone a little nervous. You may be out to dinner with clients to close a deal, celebrating a milestone with colleagues, or just enjoying conversation with friends, but in any scenario, knowing proper pronunciation is a quick way to impress.
Wines come from all over the world and that can make pronunciation tricky, having you thinking back to your high school Spanish, French, or Italian classes. For example, “do you say Cabernet with a hard ‘t’? Is the ‘d’ in ‘d’Abruzzo’ silent or not?”
Don’t worry you don’t need to take language classes or meet privately with a sommelier (suh-mel-yay). We’ve got you covered with a wine pronunciation guide that you will want to bookmark for years to come.
There are hundreds of wine terms to learn so let’s start with the ten that you will use frequently when ordering.
Red wine region of southern Burgundy
Cabernet Sauvignon (cab-er-nay saw-vee-nyon)
A red wine grape, the most widely recognized
A green grape used to make white wine
A red wine grape of Bordeaux
A dark blue colored wine grape variety, most common in Bordeaux
Pinot Grigio (pee-noh-GREE-joe)
A white wine grape grown in Italy
A white wine grape which originated in Germany
A wine region in Spain where these grapes are grown
A red wine grape from Italy
Sauvignon Blanc (saw-vee-nyon blahnk)
A green wine grape originally from the Bordeaux region of France
Now that we have the most commons covered, here’s a more comprehensive list. You may want to print this out and keep it in your purse as a cheat sheet!