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Grape varieties

Aglianico

Aglianico

Born of ashes.

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Albariño

Albariño

Sea-fresh to sea-fish

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Aleatico

Aleatico

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Alfrocheiro Preto

Alfrocheiro Preto

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Alicante Bouschet

Alicante Bouschet

Concise in colour and flavour

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Amigne

Amigne

The wine with the bees

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Arneis

Arneis

The effort is worth it

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Baco

Baco

The delicate grape that defeated the philloxera

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Barbera

Barbera

The all-around culinary companion

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Blaufränkisch

Blaufränkisch

Fanned by warm winds

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Bonarda

Bonarda

Confusion from Italy to Argentina

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Bourboulenc

Bourboulenc

A hint of smoke

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Brachetto

Brachetto

Already loved by the romans 

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Brunello

Brunello

Epitome of Tuscany

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Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc

Forefather of the Bordeaux varieties

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

The backbone of Bordeaux

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Canaiolo nero

Canaiolo nero

Ingredient of the Chianti recipe

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Cannonau

Cannonau

Grenache seldom comes alone

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Carignan

Carignan

Fervid oddball

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Carmenere

Carmenere

Incognito emigrant

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Carminoir

Carminoir

The lovely breed from the Zürichsee

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Chardonnay

Chardonnay

King or beggar?

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Chasselas

Chasselas

Swiss pride

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Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc

Small area, great variety

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Cinsault

Cinsault

Sun in a glass

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Clairette blanche

Clairette blanche

A hint of smoke

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Colombard

Colombard

Cognac ingredient and summer wine grapes

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Colorino

Colorino

Brings color to the game

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Completer

Completer

A monk wine worthy of worshiping

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Cornalin

Cornalin

A mouthful of wine

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Corvina

Corvina

Everything stays in the family

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Corvinone

Corvinone

Born for the supporting role

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Counoise

Counoise

Crisp, rare and elegant

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Códega do Larinho

Códega do Larinho

Protected by the UNESCO

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Diolinoir

Diolinoir

Unanticipated qualities

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Dolcetto

Dolcetto

The upstart from Piedmont

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Dornfelder

Dornfelder

The reliable German Growth

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Encruzado

Encruzado

Smooth even in the poorest soil

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Ermitage

Ermitage

Lieber zu zweit als allein

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Folle blanche

Folle blanche

Is undergoing a fascinating renaissance

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GF 48-12

GF 48-12

The strange name gives extra effort

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Gamaret

Gamaret

Still mysterious, even though tested through and through

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Gamay

Gamay

The ideal summer red

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Garganega

Garganega

Freshness from Veneto

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Gargollassa

Gargollassa

Nearly extinct, today seductively full of temper

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Garnacha

Garnacha

Grenache seldom comes alone

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Gelber Muskateller

Gelber Muskateller

A sweet family

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Gewürztraminer

Gewürztraminer

Floral wines for exotic cuisine

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Glera

Glera

Under a new name

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Godello

Godello

Mentioned by roman scholars

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Gouveio

Gouveio

The stranger stong in alcohol

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Graciano

Graciano

A small, mundane black one

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Grauburgunder

Grauburgunder

The aromas of the forest

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Grenache

Grenache

Grenache seldom comes alone

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Grenache Blanc

Grenache Blanc

Strength for the white Châteauneuf

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Grenache gris

Grenache gris

No grey mouse

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Gropello

Gropello

Culinary delight

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Grüner Veltliner

Grüner Veltliner

From Austria to the world

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Heida

Heida

Helvetic shooting star

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Humagne blanc

Humagne blanc

The maternity wine

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Humagne rouge

Humagne rouge

Wild wine

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Jaen

Jaen

Mysterious origin, today widespread

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Lagrein

Lagrein

With South Tyrolean cheese and dumplings

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Macabeo

Macabeo

For fruity cava and white Rioja

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Malbec

Malbec

New Home, New Fortune

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Malvasia

Malvasia

A hint of smoke

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Mammolo

Mammolo

Flowers for the nose

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Mantonegro

Mantonegro

The prince of Mallorca

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Manzoni Bianco

Manzoni Bianco

The cultured diva

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Marsanne

Marsanne

Better in twos than alone

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Marselan

Marselan

Complex and intensive harmony

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Marzemino

Marzemino

Mozart’s Inspiration

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Mazuelo

Mazuelo

Fervid oddball

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Mencia

Mencia

Mysterious origin, today widespread

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Merlot

Merlot

Everybody’s darling

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Molinara

Molinara

Content in the supporting role

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Monastrell

Monastrell

Hot-blooded Spaniard

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Montepulciano

Montepulciano

Separate namesakes

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Morillon

Morillon

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Moscato bianco

Moscato bianco

A sweet family

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Mourvèdre

Mourvèdre

Hot-blooded Spaniard

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Muscadelle

Muscadelle

Of unknown origin, still internationally widespread

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Muscat

Muscat

A sweet family

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Müller-Thurgau

Müller-Thurgau

Germany and Switzerland combine

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Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo

Proud Piedmontese

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Negroamaro

Negroamaro

Velvety southern Italian

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Nero d'Avola

Nero d'Avola

The taste of Sicily

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Palomino

Palomino

The knight of the grapes

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Parellada

Parellada

Giving cava its elegance

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Pedro Ximénez

Pedro Ximénez

Liquid raisins

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Petit Meslier

Petit Meslier

Adored by Lukullus and gourmets all over the world

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Petit Verdot

Petit Verdot

Bordeaux’s secret weapon

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Petite Arvine

Petite Arvine

A grain of salt

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Piedirosso

Piedirosso

nomen est omen

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Pinot Beurot

Pinot Beurot

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Pinot Grigio

Pinot Grigio

The aromas of the forest

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Pinot blanc

Pinot blanc

Lively sparkling, substantial white

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Pinot gris

Pinot gris

The aromas of the forest

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Pinot meunier

Pinot meunier

Freshness boost for champagnes

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Pinot noir

Pinot noir

Blueprint of the terroir

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Portugieser

Portugieser

Historical, though shady

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Prensal blanc

Prensal blanc

Mallorcan fruit basket

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Primitivo

Primitivo

The perfect pizza wine

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Prugnolo gentile

Prugnolo gentile

Epitome of Tuscany

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Rabigato

Rabigato

The widepread wild white

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Rebo

Rebo

The perfect crossing

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Regent

Regent

Red diamond

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Riesling

Riesling

The cold-weather king

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Roesler

Roesler

Problably the fleshiest breed

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Rondinella

Rondinella

Robust grapes

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Rondo

Rondo

Not afraid of Jack Frost

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Roussanne

Roussanne

The vivacious redhead

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Räuschling

Räuschling

History to drink

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Saint Laurent

Saint Laurent

The grape with the halo

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Sangiovese

Sangiovese

Epitome of Tuscany

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Sangiovese Grosso

Sangiovese Grosso

Epitome of Tuscany

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Sankt Laurent

Sankt Laurent

The grape with the halo

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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

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Seyval blanc

Seyval blanc

An early ripening little fruit

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Shiraz

Shiraz

A hint of pepper

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Souzão

Souzão

Already bewitches the eye

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Spätburgunder

Spätburgunder

Blueprint of the terroir

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Sylvaner

Sylvaner

Asparagus partner and sweet wine star

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Syrah

Syrah

A hint of pepper

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Sémillon

Sémillon

The fungi be thanked

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Tannat

Tannat

Dark as ink, good for the heart

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Tempranillo

Tempranillo

Iberian Native

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Tinta Amarel

Tinta Amarel

Difficult to grow, easy to drink

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Tinta Barroca

Tinta Barroca

Opulent Portuguese

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Tinta Cão

Tinta Cão

The wine that inspired Portuguese literature

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Tinta Roriz

Tinta Roriz

Iberian Native

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Tinta de Toro

Tinta de Toro

Iberian Native

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Torrontés

Torrontés

Argentinian Altitude Euphoria

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Touriga Franca

Touriga Franca

Ingredient for red wine and port.

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Touriga Nacional

Touriga Nacional

National emblem

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Trebbiano

Trebbiano

Largest wine provider in the world

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Treixadura

Treixadura

Late ripe, therefore stong

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Ugni blanc

Ugni blanc

Largest wine provider in the world

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Verdejo

Verdejo

Spain’s top white

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Viognier

Viognier

Saved from extinction

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Viosinho

Viosinho

Loved from Alentejo to the Azores

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Viura

Viura

For fruity cava and white Rioja

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Weisser Burgunder

Weisser Burgunder

Lively sparkling, substantial white

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Welschriesling

Welschriesling

Stays noble in the cold

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Xarel-Lo

Xarel-Lo

Charmingly coarse and unspoilt

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Zweigelt

Zweigelt

Flatterer with a backbone

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