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I Demystify the Entire World of Grapes From Abaajiche to Zweigelt.

ABAAJICHE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

ABACA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain
  • VITICULTURE- X=Palomino & Treixadura

ABADESA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain

ABADI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Algeria

ABALI KOCA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Turkey

ABBO (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Morocco
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VINICULTURE– Global Hectares= 2,375 ha.                                          

ABBUOTO (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lazio(Aprilia DOC./ Castelli Romani DOC./ (Genazzano DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Piedrosso & Casavecchia,  AKA=Aboto, Cecubo
    • *RIPENER/ Mid,  *SKIN/ Late
  • VINICULTURE- Global Hectares= 37 ha.

ABONDANT (W)

  • OLD WORLD- ?            
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTUREX=Koevidinka & Madelene Royale

ABOURIOU (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Cote du Marmandais AOC.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENTto-Ederena,  *RIPENER/ Early
  • VINICULTURE- Global Hectares= 364 ha.
    • Sight: Full                                       
    • Aroma: Spice
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, Abv., Low Acid

ABROSTINE (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE  AKA=Abrostolo

ABRUSCO (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Indigenous)(Capalbio DOC./ Orca DOC./ Sienese IGP./ Toscana IGP.)
  •  VITICULTURE- Global Hectares= 423 ha. Planted
  •  VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Often
    • Sight: Dark/
    • Aroma: Spice
    • Palate:
    • Finish: Medi+Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

ABRUSTINE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Indigenous)(Toscana IGP.Castelnuovo Berardenga)

ACADIE BLANC (W)

  • NEW WORLD- Canada(Quebec, Nova Scotia)
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRIDX=Seyve-Villard & Seibel
    • +RESISTANT/ Cold,  *RIPENER/ Early

*Achkik (?) AKA=Amlakhu(Geogia)

ACITANA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sicilia(Messina DOC.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE-  AKA=Citana Nera
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Often

ACOLON (Bl)

  • OLD WORLD- GermanyWurttemberg(Indigenous)   England   Switzerland
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Blaufrankisch & Dornfelder,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *YIELDS/ High

ADAKARASI (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Turkey(Avsa Island/ Marmara)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thick
  • VINICULTURE- Global Hectares= 69 ha.

ADALMIINA (G)

  • NEW WORLD- Canada(Quebec)
  • VITICULTURE- *VIGOR/ High,  *RIPENER/ Early

ADDORACA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Calabria((Indigenous)(Saracena IGP.)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Passito di Saracena

AFUS ALI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Lebanon(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- Global Hectares= 8 ha.

AFFENTHALER (B)

  • OLD WORLD- GermanyBaden(Indigenous)/ Wurttemberg
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Gouais Blanc

AG ALDARA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Azerbaijan(Indigenous)   Armenia
  •  VINICULTURE- *STYLES/ Dry to Fortified

AG KALAMBIR (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Azerbaijan(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Grape Juice

AG MALAYI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Azerbaijan(Indigenous)-Nakhchivan

AGADAI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- ?

AGDAM GYZYL UZUMU (P)

  • OLD WORLD- Azerbaijan(Indigenous)

AGHEDENE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Friuli(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-  *RIPENER/ Late

AGIOMAVRITIKO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Zakynthos Island)(Indigenous), Larisa(Thessalia)

AGIORGTIKO*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Peloponnese(Nemea PDO.)Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD ?
  • VITICULTURE- #1 Planted/ Greece,  AKA=Agiorgitieo, St. George, Mavro Meneas, 
    • +SUSCEPTIBLE/  Fungal Infections,  *RIPERNER/ Late,  *YIELD/ High,  *SKIN/ Thick
    • ~Etymology~ St. George’s…Referring to ?
  • VINICULTURE–  +AGED/ to-5yr.-10yr., *STYLE/ Varietal, Rose
    • Sight: Deep/ Ruby                                  
    • Aroma: Plum, Spice(Clove)
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Cherry
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, Abv, Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Lamb Meat Balls, Thyme Salmon            
      • CHEESE PAIRING

AGLIANICO*(B)

  • OLD WORLD ItalyCampania(Taursari DOCG.(Indigenous), Basilicata(Vulture DOC.), Molise, Puglia
    • Greece-Peloponnese 
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Tracy Hills AVA./ Paso Robles AVA.,), Washington(Walla Walla AVA.)  Australia   Mexico-Guadalupe Valley 
  • VITICULTURE- X= ? & ?,  BIO-TYPES-(Taburno, Taurasi, Vulture),
    • *RELATED-to-Syrah, Teroldego,  AKA=Aglianico Pannarano, Aglianichello, Tronto
    • *CLIMATE= Execls In Continental,   *SOILS= Excels InVolcanic
    • *RIPENER/ Late, *SKIN/ Thick
  • VINICULTURE- +AGED/ to-5 yr.-10 yr.,  +BLENDED/ Often
    • Sight: Deep/ Opaque
    • Aroma: Black Currant, Coffee, Violet Leather, Mushroom, Smoke, Black Olive
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Black Cherry, Prune, Black Plum
    • Structure: High Tannins, +Abv., High Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Pork Stew, Sausages, Gamy Meats          
      • CHEESE PAIRING Pecorino, Taleggio

AGLIANICONE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Basilicata(Indigenous)(Castel San Lorenzo DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- *YIELDS/ High

*Aglionzina (Italy) AKA=Pignoletto, Pignolo

AGNI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Czech Republic(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Andre & Irsat Oliver, Global Hectares= 6 ha.
  • VINICULTURE- +BODY

*Agria (America) AKA=Turan(Hungary)

AGRONOMICA (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Azores Islands(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Castelao & Muscat Hamburg,  Global Hectares= 327 ha.

AGUA SANTA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Bairrad, Lisboa
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Palate: Medi Tannins, Medi Body, Low Acid

AGUEYER (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Morocco

AHMEUR BOU AHMEUR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Algeria(Hauts Plateaux)

AHUMAT (G)

  • OLD WORLD- FranceSouth-West(Jurancon AOC.(Indigenous)/ Madiran AOC.)

AIDINI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Santorini PDO./ Rhodes PDI./ Paros PDI./ Naxos PDI.)
  • VITICULTURE- *RESISTANT/ Drought,  *YIELD/ High
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Vinsanto
    • Sight:                                                              
    • Aroma: Floral
    • Palate:         /           , Tropical                                            
    • Finish: Low Tannins , ABV., Medi Acid

AIREN (W) “Ancient/ Historical Grape”

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Castilla La Mancha(La Mancha DO./ Andalusia)   France                                      
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE- #2 Planted/ World,  AKA=Layren, Forcallat Blanca
  • VINICULTURE- +DISTILLED/ Brandy
    • Sight: Clear/                                                                        
    • Aroma: Lemon, Tropical
    • Palate: Dry/ -Body
    • Structure:  Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

AKHALTSI KHURI TETRI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia

AKHTANAK (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Armenia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Saperavi & Sorok Lyet Okryabrya

ALADASTURI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- GeorgiaImerieti(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- Global Hectares= 59 ha.
  • VINICULTURE *STYLES/ Rose

ALARIJE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Extremadura(Ribera del Guardiana DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- Global Hectares= 1,725 ha.,  AKA=Subirat, Alarijen

ALB LALOVENI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE- Global Hectares= 2 ha.

ALBALONGA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany-Franken(Indigenous), Rheinhessen  
    • England-Oxfordshire
  • VITICULTURE- X=Riesling & Sylvaner,  Global Hectares= 13 ha.
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Structure: Medi+Acid

ALBANA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia Romagna(Indigenous)(Albana Romagna DOC.), Marche
  • VITICULTURE- *YIELDS/ High,  ~Etymology~ Alba is Latin For White, Referring to Its Color
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Peach, Roasted Almonds
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/ +BODY
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., +Acid

ALBANA NERO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-(Emilia Romagna)(Indigenous)

ALBANIA

  • NEW WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTURE- *NATIVE-American,  *VIGOR/ High
    • X=Ten Dollar PrizeNorton & Herbemont (Crossed by TV. Munson)

ALBANELLA (Y)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Marche(Indigenous)(Colli Pesaresi Bianco DOC.)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Finish:
      • FOOD PAIRING Grilled Mackerel, Fried Zucchini Flowers
      • CHEESE PAIRING

ALBANELLO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sicily(Syracuse(Indigenous)/ Noto, Avola IGT./ Terre Siciliane IGT.)
  • VITICULTURE-

ALBARANZEULI BIANCO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sardinia(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- Global Hectares= 75 ha.

ALBARANZEULI NERO (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sardinia(Indigenous)(Nuoro, Oristano)
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thin

ALBARIN BLANCO (G)

  • OLD WORLD- SpainGalicia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Early,  *SKIN/ Thick

ALBARINO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Minho(Moncao e Melgaco)(Indigenous)
    • Spain-Galicia(Rias Baixas DO.)   France-Bordeaux
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Carneros AVA./ Edna Valley AVA./ Clairmont), Oregon(Umpqua Valley AVA.)  South Africa   South America-Uruguay(Moldonado)  New Zealand
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Albarinho(Portugal), Albarin Blanco, Cainho Branco, Galego, Paderna
    • *SOILS= Excels In,Granite,  *CLIMATE= Maritime”,  +RESISTANT/ Humidity, Mildew
    • *RIPENER/ Mid,  *YIELDS/ Low,  *SKIN/ Thick
    • Albariño Day is August 1
  • VINICULTURE- MALOLACTIC CONVERSION: Normally Prevented
      • *STYLES- 1)Young & Fresh/ Stainless Steel/ Usually Without Oak
        •  2) +AGED/ Barrel / Some Lees Contact,
      • +BLENDED/ Vinho Verde(Loureiro, Trajadura),  High In Monoterpenes
    • Sight: Clear/ Golden
    • Aroma: Lemon, White Peach, Honey-Suckle, Sea Shells, Tropical
    • Palate: Dry/ BODY, Oily, Nectarine, Ginger, Minerality/ Salinity, Mango
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, –ABV., High Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING… Ceviche, Shrimp, Paella, Oysters, Bacon
      • CHEESE PAIRING Tetilla DO.(Cow), Arzua-Ulloa DO.(Cow)

ALBAROLA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Liguria(Indigenous)(Cinque Terre DOC./ Golfo di Tigullio DOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Bianchetta Genovese
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Sciacchetra
    • Sight: Light/
    • Aroma:
    • Palate: Dry/
    • Structure:

ALBAROLO NERO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Indigenous)

ALBAROSSA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- ItalyPiemonte(Indigenous)(Monferrato DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Chatus & Barbara,  *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thick

ALBERELLO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Galicia(Indigenous)(Ribera del Ulla DO.)

ALBILLO De ALBACETE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Castilla-La Mancha(Albacete DO.)
  • NEW WORLD- AmericaCalifornia(San Joaquin Valley)
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Early,  *SKIN/ Thin
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Aromatic
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Low Acid

*Albillo Krimskii (Georgia) AKA=Rachuli Tetra(Georgia)

ALBILLO MAJOR (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Castilla y Leon(Ribero del Duero DO.)  Galicia
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Tempranillo,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *SKIN/ Thin
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:              Aroma:
    • Palate:           Structure:

*Albillo Negro (Spain) AKA=Tempranillo, +48 More

ALBILLO REAL (W)

  • OLD WORLD- SpainCastilla y Leon, Canary Island
  • VITICULTURE- X=Prie & ?

AL BURLA (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Ukraine

ALCANON (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Aragon(Somontano DO.), Catalunya(Priorat DO.)   Germany
  • VITICULTURE- X=Blauer Limberger & Dornfelder,  AKA=Trobat Blanc
    • *BUDDER/ Late,  *RIPENER/ Early

*Aldepenas (Spain) AKA=Tempranillo, +48 More

ALEATICO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lazio(Gradoli DOC.), Puglia,  Tuscany(Elba Passito DOCG.)
    • France-Corsica(Cap Corse AOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- AmericaCalifornia(Carneros AVA.)   Australia   Kazakhstan
  • VITICULTURE- *RELATED-to-Moscato Bianco
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma:
    • Patate:
    • Structure: Medi Tannins., Abv., Medi Acid

ALEDO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- ?

ALETTA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- ?

ALEXANDER (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America-Pennsylvania
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-American,  X=Vitis Labursca & ?

ALEXANDROULI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Rach/Indigenous)

ALFROCHEIRO PRETO*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal(Alentejo DO., Dao DO., Terras do Sado DO.)
    • Spain(Arribes), Canary Islands(Tenerife DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Caytana,  *PARENT-to-Camarate, Juan Garcia,Mencia
    • AKA=Baboso Negro, Brunal
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Often
    • Sight: Full/ Garnet
    • Aroma: Pomagrate, Spice, Anise
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Blackberry
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid

ALIBERNET (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovakia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Alicante Bouschet & Cabernet Sauvignon,  AKA=Odessky Cherny

*Alicante (Portugal) AKA=Garnacha(Spain), Grenache(France)

ALICANTE BOUSCHET*(T)

  • OLD WORLD- FranceLanguedoc   Portugal(Alentejo DO.)
    • Italy-Sicily   Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • NEW WORLD- AmericaCalifornia(Dry Creek AVA./ Paso Robles AVA.)
    • Australia(Barossa Valley GI.)  Chile   Brazil-Serra Gaucha
  • VITICULTURE- X=Petit Bouschet & Grenache(CROSSED/ 1866), *PROGENY-of-Teinturier du Cher
    • AKA=Garnacha Tintorera(Spain), Kambusa(Bosnia & Herzegovina)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ US. Port
    • Sight: Full/ Purple
    • Aroma: Plum, Leather, Pepper
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, BlackBerry
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

*Alicante Branco (Portugal) AKA=Damaschino(Italy/ Sicily)

ALICANTE GANZIN (T)

  • OLD WORLD- France
  • VITICULTURE- X=Alicante Bouschet & Aramon, *PROGENY-of-Rubired

ALIGOTE*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Burgundy(Chablis AOC.(Indigenous)/ Bouzeron AOC.)
    • Bulgaria   Romania   Ukraine   Geneve
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Santa Maria AVA.(Au Bon-Climat),  Washington(Columbia Valley AVA.)   Canada   Australia-South Australia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Pinot & Gouais Blanc,  AKA=Plant de Trois
    • *CLONES/ Doris/ Vert/ 651,  *BUDDER/ Early,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *SKIN/ Thin,  *YIELDS/ High
    • +SUSEPTABLE / Mutation
  • VINICULTURE- Barrel Fermented,  +AGED/ Barrel/ Young & Fresh
      • +USED/ +BLENDED/ Cremant de Bourgogne
    • Sight: Clear/ Straw
    • Aroma: Peach, Butterscotch, Honey, Acacia Flower
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ BODY, Apricot, Peach, Lemon
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Chicken, Oysters, Shellfish
      • CHEESE PAIRING Goat, Young

ALIONZA (W) 

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romagna(Indigenous)(Bosca Erioli DOC.)

ALLEGRO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- GermanyHessische-Bergtrasse(Indigenous)
  • VITICUTURE- X=Chancellor & Rondo
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Spice
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi+Tanins

ALLISON (R)

  • NEW WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE- *BERRIES/ Seedless
  • VINICULTURE-  +USED/ Eating Grape

ALPHONSE LAVALLEE (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Indonesia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Muscat Hamburg & Kharistvala Kolkhuri
    • *PARENT-to-Michele Palieri
    • ~Etymology~ Named After Alphonse Lavallee Who Crossed Grape

ALTESSE (L) 

  • OLD WORLD- France-Bugey(Indigenous), Savoie(Frangy/ Marestel/ Monterminod)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Roussette, *RIPENER/ Late,  *YIELDS/ Low
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Often
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Herb, Hazelnut
    • Palate:      /     , Citrus, Honey
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

*Altintas ( ? ) AKA=Vasilaki

*Alva (Portugal/ Alentejo) AKA=Dona Branca, Siria

ALVARELHAO (W)

  • OLD WORLD PortugalDouro Valley

ALVARELHAO*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Minho, Douro Valley
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Alta Mesa AVA./ San Joaquin Valley)
    • Australia-Victoria(Yarra Valley GI.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Alvarello, Broncellao, Brancellao, Locaia, Varancelha
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port, Vinho Verde(Red)

*Alvarinho (Portugal) AKA=Albarino(Spain/ Galicia)

ALVEREGA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sardinia(Indigenous)

*Amaral ( ?  ) AKA=Azal Tinto

AMBULO BLANC (W)

  • NEW WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE +RESISTANT/ Pieces Disease

AMERBONTE (B)

  • NEW WORLD- AmericaTexas
  • VITICULTURE- *American-X=America & Herbemonte (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • *VIGOR/ High, *SKIN/ Thin

AMERICA (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTURE- *American-X=Jaeger & ? ,  *PARENT-to-Atoka
    • (Crossed by TV. Munson),  +RESISTANT/ Cold

AMIGNE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Switzerland-Valais(Vetroz)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Avana, Petit Meslier
    • ~Etymology~ Latin/ Amoenus…Pleasant…Referring to Capacity to Produce Sweet Wine
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Tangerine, Orange Zest
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Low Tannins, -Body, Medi+Acid

AMLAKHU (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia-Abkhazia
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Achkik

*Amor-Nao-Me-Deixes (  ?  ) AKA=Aramon Noir

*Amorgiano (Greece) AKA=Mandelaria

*Anascetta ( ? ) AKA=Nascetta

ANCELLOTTA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romagna(Indigenous)(Salamino Santa Croce DOC./ Faenza DOC.) Veneto, Piemonte
  • NEW WORLD- Argentina-Mendoza   Brazil-Serra Gaucha   Australia(Bendigo GI.)
  • VITICULTURE-  +RESISTANT/ Drought,  +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Frost, Oidium,   *SKIN/ Thick
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Balsamic Vinegar

ANDRE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Czech Republic(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Lemberger & St. Laurent,  +RESISTANT/ Botrytis, Frost,  *SKIN/ Thick
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Blackberry
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi+Acid

ANGELA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romangna(Indigenous)

*Ansonica (Italy/ Tuscany) AKA=Insonica, Inzolia

ANTAO VAZ (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal(Alentejo DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Cayetana
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Palate: Tropical
    • Structure: Medi+Acid

ANTEY MAGARACHSKY (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Ukraine(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRIDX=Rubinovy Magarcha & Perle Noire

ANTOINETTE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- America(Native)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Vitis Labrusca

*Antourenein Noir ( ? ) AKA=SyrahBasamina, Candive, Entoumerein, Hignin, Noir, Marsanne Noir, Schiras, Sirac, Syrac, Serine, Shiraz(Australia)

ARABEULI SHAVI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

ARABEULI SHAVI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

ARABEULI TSITELI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

*Aragonez (Southern Portugal) AKA=Tempranillo, +48 Others

ARAKLINOS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Peloponnese(Indigenous)(Mantzavinato PGI./ Kefalonia)
  • VITICULTURE- *YIELD/ High
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Structure: Medi Acid

ARAMON BLANC (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Herault)
  • VITICULTURE- *MUTATION-of-Aramon Noir

ARAMON NOIR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Languedoc(Indigenous)   Spain
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Petite Bouschet,  *PARENT-to-Grand Noir, Gramon
    • *RIPENER/ Early,  *YIELD/ High,  *SKIN/ Thin

ARAMONT (B)

  • OLD WORLD- ?

ARANEL (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Auvergne)(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Gouais Blanc,  X=Grenache Gris & St. Pierre Dore

ARANY SARFEHER (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE-
    • Structure: High Acid

ARBANNE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Champagne(Aube)(Indigenous), Alsace
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Petite Arbanne,  *VIGOR/ High,  *YIELDS/ Low
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Champagne(One of the 7 Authorized Grape of Champagne)

ARBOIS*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Loire Valley(Cheverny AOC./ Valencay AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gouais Blanc & ?,  AKA=Petit/ Menu Pineau
    • ~Etymology~ Name of Town in Jura/ Louis Pasteur.

ARENI NOIR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Turkey   Armenia-Vayots Dzor(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thick
    • ~Etymology~ Named After the Village In Armenia Where it Stills Grows Wild Today.

ARETI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Ionian Sea(Indigenous)(Zakynthos Island)

ARGAMAN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Israel
  • VITICULTURE- X=Carignan & Sousao
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Structure: Medi Tannins., ABV., Medi Acid

*Arganda ( ? ) AKA=Tempranillo, +48 More

ARGANT (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Jura   Spain   Germany   Austria
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Cesar,   AKA=Gansfusser

ARILLA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Ischia Island DOC.)

ARINARNOA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Languedoc(Crossed), Bordeaux
  • NEW WORLD- Uruguay   Brazil-Serra Gaucha
  • VITICULTURE- X=Tannat & Cabernet Sauvignon,  *CLONES/ 723

ARINTO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Azores(Pico Island DO.)Indigenous), Lisboa(Bucelas DO.)
    • Spain-Galicia(Rias Baxias DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Savagin  X=Verdelho & ?,  *CLONES/ Many
    • AKA=Arinto dos Azores, Terrantez da Terceira(Until 2012)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Vinho Verde, Setubal
    • Sight: Clear/ Golden
    • Aroma: Lemon, Mineral
    • Palate:     /      , Grapefruit
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., High Acid

*Arizona (America) AKA=Vitis Arizanica

ARMALAGA (B)

  • NEW WORLD- AmericaTexas, Oklahoma
  • VITICULTURE- *American-X=Armlong & Malaga (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • +RESISTANT/ Cold

ARMLONG (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE- *American-X=

ARNA-GRNA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Azerbarjan(Indigenous)

ARNEIS*(G)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Roero DOCG.(Indigenous)/ Terre d’Alfieri DOC., Sardegne, Liguria
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Dry Creek AVA., Santa Ynez AVA.)  Oregon(Willamette AVA.)
    • Australia(Gisborne GI./ King Valley GI./ Riverland GI.)
  • VITICULTURE-
  • VINICULTURE +AGED/ Drink Young,  +BLENDED/ Nebbiolo
    • Sight: Clear/ Golden
    • Aroma: Melon, Almond, Spice
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Pear, Apple
    • Structure: Low Tannins, Abv., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Salads, Shellfish, Tuna
      • CHEESE PAIRING

ARNSBURGER (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany(Indigenous)   Portugal-Madeira Islands
  • VITICULTURE- +RESISTANT/ Disease,  +USED/ Sparkling
    • X=Riesling Clone 88 & Riesling Clone 64 or X=Muller-Thurgau & Chasselas

AROMATNY (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Ukraine(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID

AROMELLA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- America-New York(Finger Lakes AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Traminette & Ravat 34

*Arratelau (Gallura) AKA=Vermentino, Rolle, Favorita, Pigato

ARRILOBA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Raffiat de Moncade & Sauvignon Blanc

ARROUYA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Jurancon AOC.)Indigenous)

ARRUIFIAC (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-South-West(Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *SKIN/ Thick

ARTABAN ( ? )

  • OLD WORLD- France-Languedoc
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Rotundifolia  &  ?,  +RESISTANT/ Fungal Disease

*Aruaxa (Spain/ Galivia/ Monterrei DO.) AKA=Tempranillo, +48 Others

ARVESINIADU (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sardinia(Indigenous)(Alghero DOC./ Isola dei Nuraghi IGP.)
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Late

*Arvine ( ? ) AKA=Petite Arvine

ASHUGHAJI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE-
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Structure: High Acid

ASPRINIO BIANCO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Campania(Asprinio d’Aversa DOC.) Basilicata, Puglia
  • VITICULTURE- ~Etymology~ “Aspro”…Meaning Tart, Referring to Its Acidity
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Spumante
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Spicy, Almond
    • Palate: Citrus
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

*Aspiran Noir (France/ Minervois) AKA=Rivairenc

*Aspro ( ? ) AKA=Xynisteri

*Asprokon (Portugal/ Douro) AKA=Bourboulenc

*Asprofilero ( ? ) AKA=Moschofilero

ASPROUDA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Peloponnese(Indigenous)(Maninia)

ASPROROMPOLA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Zakynthos Island)Indigenous)

ASPROVERJAMO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Lafkada Island)Indigenous)

*Assario Branco (Portugal) AKA=Palamino, Malvasia Fina

ASSYRTIKO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Ionian Sea(Santorini(Indigenous), Drama, Halkidiki)   Italy-Alto Adige
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Sierra Foothills/ Tahoe)
    • Australia(Clare Valley GI.)    South Africa
  • VITICULTURE- +RESISTANT/ Drought, Disease, Heat,  *VIGOR/ High
  • VINICULTURE- +AGED/ Often,  +OAK/ Sometimes,  +USED/ Vinsanto,  +BLENDED/ Retsina
    • Sight: Clear/ Yellow
    • Aroma: Apple, Lemon, Peach, Honey-Suckle, Thyme, Honey
    • Palate: Dry to Sweet/ +BODY, Pineapple, Mineral/ Stone
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Grilled Fish, Greek Salad, Oysters
      • CHEESE PAIRING Feta

ASURETULI SHAVI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia-Kartli(Indigenous)

ATHIRI*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Santorini/ Rhodes/ Peloponnese/ Kriti(Crete)
  • VITICULTURE- +RESISTANT/ Drought,  *VIGOR/ High,  *SKIN/ Thin
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Clear
    • Aroma: Lemon
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, -Abv, Medi+Acid

ATOKA (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTURE- *American-X=America & Delaware, (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • +RESISTANT/ Disease, Cold

AUBIN BLANC (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany-Mosel   France-Lorraine(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gouais Blanc & Savagnin

AUBIN VERT (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany-Mosel   France-Lorraine(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gousais Blanc & Pinot

AUBUN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Vivarais)Indigenous), Cabardes
  • NEW WORLD- America-Mendocino

AURELIUS (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Czech Republic(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Neuburger & Riesling

AURORE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Indigenous)   Poland
  • NEW WORLD- America-New York(Finger Lakes AVA.)   Canada
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-French/ American,  X=Seibel 788 & Seibel 29
    • AKA=Seibel 5279,  *PROGENY-of-Vitis Rupestris
  • VITICULTURE- +USED/ Juices & Jelly

AUTUMN CRISP (G)

  • NEW WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE- *BERRIES/ Seedless
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Eating Grape

AUTUMN KING (G)

  • OLD WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE- *BERRIES/ Seedless
  • VINICULTURE-  +USED/ Eating Grape

AUTUMN ROYAL (B)

  • OLD WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Autumn Blanc & C74-1, *BERRIES/ Seedless
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Eating Grape

*Auvernat Noir  (       ) AKA=Pinot Noir(France), Pinot Nero(Italy), Spatburgunder(Germanuy)

AUXERROIS*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Lorraine(Indigenous), Alsace   
    • Germany   Luxembourg   England
  • NEW WORLD- America-Oregon(Willamette Valley AVA.)   South Africa
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gouais Blanc & Pinot
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Clear/ Hay
    • Aroma: Pineapple
    • Palate:     /+BODY, Lemon
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

AVANA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Indigenous)(Valsusa DOC./ Pineronese DOC./ Ramie DOC./ Susa Valley(Torino)
  • VITICULTURE- +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Disease
    • ~Etymology~ “Abante”…Meaning Forward, Referring to?
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Vino de Ghiaccio
    • Sight: Opaque/ Ruby
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, Abv., Medi Acid

AVARELHAO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Douro Valley
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

AVARENGO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Indigenous)(Pineronese DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Grisa Nera,  AKA=Mostosa

AVASIRKHVA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Apkhazeti)Indigenous)

AVESSO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Minho(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Early
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Vinho Verde
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Necter, Passion
    • Palate:      /     , White Peach
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

*Avello (Spain/ Balearic) AKA=Picoul Blanc

AVGOUSTIATIS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Peloponnese(Indigenous)(Zakynthos)

*Axeria (Spain/ Irouleguy) AKA=Cabernet Franc

*Axeria Handia (Spain/ Irouleguy) AKA=Cabernet Sauvignon

AXINA De TRES BIAS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Muscat Alexandria

AYDANI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Central Greece(Indigenous)(Ritsona)

AZAL BRANCO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Minho   Spain-Vinho Verde
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Vinho Verde
    • Sight:  Clear/ Hay
    • Aroma: Citrus, Guava, Papaya, Blossom
    • Palate:       / Body, Apple
    • Structure: Low Tannin,  ABV., Medi+Acid

*Azal Espahol (Spain) AKA=Touriga NacionalBical Tinto, Mortagua, Touriga(Australia), Tourigao

AZAL TINTO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Minho
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Amarol
  • VINICULTURE-  +BLENDED/ Vinho Verde Tinto
    • Sight:
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., High Acid


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