9 Styles of Wine

A quick way to learn about the various types of wine is by style. Master these nine major categories and you’ll have an easier time learning the many thousands of wines by region and varieties.

Full Red Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah
Malbec
Petit Sirah
Tempranillo

Merlot
Zinfandel
Grenache
Cotes du Rhone
Sangiovese

Pinot Noir
Gamay
Cinsault
Brachetto
Freisa

Pinot Noir Rose
Cotes du Rhone Rose
Garanacha Rose

Oaked Chardonnay
Viognier
Semillon

Pinot Gris
Pinot Grigio
Sauvignon Blanc
Verdicchio

Chenin Blanc
Moscato
Gerwurtztraminer
Riesling

Port
Sherry
Madeira

Cava
Champagne
Prosecco
Sparkling Wine