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MABLO GENTILE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romagna(Romagna DOC.)Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Balsamic Vinegar

MACABEO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Catalunya(Penedes DO.)Indigenous),  Rioja
    • France-Languedoc
  • NEW WORLD-  ?
  • VITICULTURE- #20th. Most Planted Grape Variety In the World.(2016)
    • AKA=Alcanon, Forcalla, Macabeu, Viura
    • *CLIMATE= Excels In Mediterranean, Continental
    • +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Vine/ Fungal/ Fanleaf Disease
    • *BUDDER/ Late,  *RIPENER/ Late,  *YIEDS/ High,  *SKIN/ Thin
  • VINICULTURE- Still,  Sparkling,  +BLENDED/ Cava,  Rioja Blanc
    • Sight: Clear/ Gold
    • Aroma: Honeydew Melon, Petrel
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/ +BODY, Almond
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Baked Shellfish, Grilled Shrimp
      • CHEESE PAIRING

*Macabeu (France/ Languedoc) AKA=Macabeo, Alcanon, Forcalla, Viura

MACERATINO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Marche(Indigenous(Maceratesi DOC.)

MADELEINE ANGEVINE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Loire Valley(Indigenous)   England
  • NEW WORLD- America-Washington(Puget Sound AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Madeleine Royale & Precoce Malingre,  *PARENT-to-Noblessa
    • *CLIMATE= Excels In Cool

MADELEINE ROYALE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Loire Valley(Indigenous)  England   Germany
  • VITICULTURE- X=Pinot & Schiava,  *PARENT-to-Muller Thurgau

MADRASA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Azrbaijan(Indigenous)

*Maestri (Italy/ Emilio Romagna) AKA=Lambrusco Maestri

MAGARACHSKY (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Russia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Bastardo & Saperavi

MAGDELEINE NOIRE Des CHARENTES (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Merlot

MAGENTA (R)

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

MAGLIOCCO CANINO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Calabria(Indigenous(Cosenza DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Montonico Nero
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Dark/ Ruby
    • Aroma: Leather
    • Palate:      /       , Plum
    • Structure: Medi Tannins

MAGLIOCCO DOLCE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Calabria(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:                    Aroma:
    • Palate:                 Structure:

MAGYARFANKOS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Muscat Bouscher & Blaufrankisch

*Mahranauli (Republic of Moldova) AKA=Aligote(Fance), Giboulot Blanc(Rully/ Murcurey), Melon de Jura(Jura)

MAIOLICA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Abruzzo(Indigenous)

MAIOLINA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lombardia(Indigenous(Franciacorta DOC./ Brescia DOC.)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Deep/ Ruby
    • Aroma: Floral
    • Palate:         /          ,  Red Berry
    • Structure: Medi Tannins

MAJARCA ALBA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Romania
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Slankamenka

MALAGOUSIA*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Herb, Orange Blossom, Celery, Mineral, Pepper
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ +BODY, Peach
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING…   |   CHEESE PAIRING

MALANDRA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal(Douro DO.)Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

*Malaysia Fina (Portugal/ Duoro) AKA=Boal, Gual, Malvasia Fina

MALBEC*(B) Ancient/ Historical Grape

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Cahors AOC.)Indigenous), Bordeaux(Pauillac AOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- Argentina-Mendoza   Chile(Rapel Valley)   Australia
    • America-California(Alexander Valley AVA.)   Everywhere
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Prunelard & Magdeleine Noire des Charentes
    • AKA=Pressac(St, Emilion), Cot(South-West France), Prolongeau
    • *CLONE/ 4, 9, 595, 596, 598, 598.1, 595.1
    • *CLIMATE= Excels In Continental +Alt. 6,000ft.,  +SUSEPTABLE/ Frost, Mildew, Rot
    • ~Etymology~ Malbec…Meaning Bad Beek…Refering to the Black Stain It Leaves.
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Bordeaux, Napa,  +AGED/ Often
    • Sight: Full/ Magenta…Staining/ Tears
    • Aroma: Plum, Anise, Oak, Violet, Geranium, +Pyrazines
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Black Berry
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, +ABV., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Ribs, Spicy, BBQ
      • CHEESE PAIRING Goat, Gouda, Cheddar
  • COMPARING STYLES- Cahors vs. Mendoza
    • *Generally– Savory, More Tart, Firmer Tannins, Less Fruit

MALBO GENTILE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romagna(Indigenous(Colli di Scandiano di Canossa DOC./ Reggiano DOC.)

MALIGIA (G)

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

*Malmsey (Portugal/ Madeira) AKA=Malvasia Candida

MALOCRN (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia(Indigenous)

MALVAR

  • OLD WORLD- SpainMadrid

MALVASIA BIANCO*(W) Ancient/ Historical Grape

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Chianti DOC.)   Greece(Rhodes PDO.)
    • Portugal-Madeira   Spain-Rioja   CroatiaIstria
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Napa AVA./ Redwood Valley AVA./ Santa Ynez AVA./  San Joaquin Valley)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Malmsey(Madeira), Malvazija Istarska(Croatia)
    • **Considered Not to Be One Grape But a Group/ Family of Grapes Know as Malvasia.
    • FESTIVALS~ ~Malvasia Day Festival~ (June/ Aeolian Islands, Sicily)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Madeira
      • *STYLES/ Fresh(Vinification In Stainless Steal),  Full Bodied(Lees Aging In Oak)
    • Sight: Clear/ Hay
    • Aroma: Honey, Petrol
    • Palate: Dry to Sweet/ +BODY, Apple
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Grilled Fish, Shellfish, Light Meat/ Pork Loin

MALVASIA Di BASILICATA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Basilicata(Indigenous)

MALVASIA Di BOSA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sardegna(Indigenous)

MALVASIA Di CANDIA* (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Aegean Sea(Crete)Indigenous)   Italy-Lazio(Frascati DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Casavecchia
  • VINICULTURE
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Peach, Pear
    • Palate:       /           ,   Apricot, Apple
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

MALVASIA Di COLARES (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Colares(Indigenous)

*Malvasia Fina (Portugal/ Duoro) AKA=Boal, Gual, Malaysia Fina

MALVASIA Di GROTTAFERRATA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lazio(Indigenous)

MALVASIA ISTRIANA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Friuli(Collio DOC./ Isonzo DOC.)

MALVASIA LANZAROTE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Canary Islands
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Malvasia Volcanica

MALVASIA Del LAZIO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lazio(Colli Albani DOC./ Marano DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Muscat di Alexandria & Shiava, AKA=Bombino, Bonvino, Mononico, Pagadebit

MALVASIA Delle LIPARI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sicily(Lipari DOC.)

MALVASIA NERO*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Casorzo DOC./ Castelnuovo Don Bosco DOC.)Puglia
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Malvasia Schierano(Castelnuovo)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Full/ Purple
    • Aroma: Blackberry
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Black Cherry
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

MALVASIA Di PLANURGIA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sardegna(Indigenous)

MALVASIA PRETA*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal(Douro DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Cayetana Blanc,  X=Cayetana & Alfrocheiro

*Malvasia Rei (Spain/ ? ) AKA=Palomino

*Malvasia Riojano (Spain/ Castelnuovo) AKA=Malvasia Sitges, Subirat Parent, Rojal

*Malvasia Schierano (Italy/ Piemonte/ Castelnuovo) AKA=Malvasia Nero

MALVASIA SITGES (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Catalunya
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Malvasia Riojano, Rojal(Valencia, Castille la Mancha), Subirat Parent
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ BLENDED/ Cava

MALVASIA TREVIGIANA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Cove Bianco

*Malvazija Istarska (Croatia) AKA=Malvasia

*Malvoisie (Switzerland/ Valais) AKA=Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio

MALVERINA (P)

  • OLD WORLD- Czech Republic-Morava(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-X=Rakisch & Merlan

*Malvoisie du Roussillon (France/ Roussillon) AKA=Torbato, Taurbat

MAMMOLO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Chianti DOC.)Indigenous)/ Vino Nobile Montepulciano DOC.)
    • FranceCorsica(Ajaccio AOC.)
  • NEW WORLDAustralia-Victoria(Heathcote GI.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Pollera Nero Colombana Nero, AKA=Sciaccarellu, Scicarello
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Herb, Pepper
    • Palate:        /             , Cherry
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins

MANDON (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain(Indigenous(Biezo DO.)

MANCIN Des PALUS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Bordeaux
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Tarney Coulant, Gros-Coulon, Petit-Fou

MANDELARIA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Aegean Sea(Rhodes PGI.)Indigenous)/ Crete PGI./ Paros PGI.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Amorghiano
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Kotsifali
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Raspberry, Leather, Liquorice
    • Palate:          /           , Plum, Fig
    • Structure: High Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

MANDILARIA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Aegean Sea(Indigenous(Nikolau, Michos)

MANDO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Valencia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULUTRE- AKA=Garro

MANDREGUE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Montegut-Plantaurel)Indigenous)

MANITO (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTURE-*American-X=America & Brillant, (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • +RESISTANT/ Heat, Cold,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *SKIN/ Thin

*Manoque ( ? ) AKA=Manosquin, Teoulier, Theoulier

MANOSQUIN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Provence(Palette AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Teoulier, Theoulier, Manosque

MANSENG NOIR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Dubosc, Tannat, *CLONES/ 897
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Opaque
    • Aroma: Plum
    • Palate:           /          , Blackberry
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins

MANSON (W)

  • NEW WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-X=RW. Munson & Gold Coin, (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thin

*Mansois ( ? ) AKA=Fer Servadou

MANTEUDO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- PortugalAlentejo(Indigenous)

MANTILARI (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Aegean Sea(Crete)Indigenous)

MANTO NEGRO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Balearic Islands(Majorca DO.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Sabate & Callet Cas Concos,  *BUDDER/ Early,  *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thick
    • AKA=Cabelis, Montenegro
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Often
    • Sight:
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, +ABV., Medi Acid

*Mantonegro (Spain/ ? ) AKA=Monto Negro, Cabelis

MANTONICO BIANCO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Calabria(Consenza DOC.)Indigenous)/ Savuto DOC.)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Melon, Pineapple
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

*Montonico Nero (Italy/ ?) AKA=Magliocco Canino

MANTUO De PILAS (W)

  • NEW WORLD- Spain
  • VITICULTURE- X=Heben & Dedo de Dama

MANZONI BIANCO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneto(Custoza DOC./ Conegliano DOCG.),  Alto Adige(Dolomite IGP.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Riesling & Pinot Bianco(Crossed at Conegiano/ 1930’s), *PARENT-to-Gaglioppo
    • AKA=Incrocio Manzoni 6.0.13
  • VINICULTURE- *STYLE/ Sur Lee
    • Sight: Hazy/ Yellow
    • Aroma: Apple, Peach, Honey
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ +BODY, Apple, Peach
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins ABV., Medi Acid

MANZONI ROSA (P)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneto(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Raboso & Muscat Hamburg
    • ~Etymology~ Crossed by Luigi Manzoni In 1920’s.

MANZONI ROSA 1-50 (P)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneto(Conegliano DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Trebbiano & Gewurztraminer
    • ~Etymology~ Crossed by Luigi Manzoni In 1920’s.

MANZONI ROSSO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneto(Conegliano DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Glera & Cabernet Sauvignon
    • ~Etymology~ Crossed by Luigi Manzoni In 1920’s.

MARA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Switzerland(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gamey Noir & Reichensteiner

*Marani (Italy/ Emilio Romagna) AKA=Lambrusco Marani

MARASTINA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Primorska(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Palate:
    • Structure: High Acid

MARATHEFTIKO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Cyprus(Indigenous)

MARAWI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Israel(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Hamdani

MARCHIONE (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Puglia(Indigenous)   Croatia(Valle d’Itria)(Ostuni)

*Marcigliana (Italy) AKA=Marsigliana Nera

MARECHAL FOCH*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- Canada-Ontario , British Columbia(Okanagan Valley VA.)
    • America-Oregon(Yamhill Carlton AVA.), Ohio,  Minnesota,  Washington
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-X=Millardet Grasset & Gold-Riesling
    • *PROGENY-of-Vitis Riparia,  +RESISTANT/ Cold, Fungal Disease,  *RIPENER/ Early
    • ~Etymology~ Named After the French Marshal Ferdinand Foch Who Helped End WWI.
      • Cross Developed by Eugene Kuhlmann In Alsace In Late 1900’s.
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Opaque/ Crimson
    • Aroma: Earthy, Musty
    • Palate:       / +BODY
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

MARESCO (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Puglia(Indigenous(Bari DOC./ Valle d’Itria)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Maruggio
    • ~Etymology~ Maruggio…Referring to the Name of the Village the Grape Was First Traced to.

MARGUERITE*(B)

  • NEW WORLD- America-Texas(Upper Mississippi River Valley)
  • VITICULTURE- *AmericanX=Secundo & Herbemont, (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • *RIPENER/ Late
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Full/ Ruby
    • Aroma: Cherry, Musty
    • Palate:         /           , Blackberry, Spice
    • Structure: Medi Acid

*Maria Ordano (Andona) AKA=Merenzao

*Maria Gomes (Portugal/ Tejo) AKA=Fernao Pires

MARMAJUELO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Canary Islands(Islas Canarias DO.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Bermejuela
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Structure: High Acid

*Marufo ( ? ) AKA=Mourisco

MARSANNE*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Rhone(Indigenous(Hermitage AOC.)   ItalyEmilia-Romagna(Colli Piacentini DOC.)
    • Switzerland-Valais
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Paso Robles AVA.), Washington(Yakama AVA.)
    •  Australia   New Zealand
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Rousanne,  *CLONES/ 574, 574.1,  AKA=Hermitage
    • *VIGOR/ High, *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thin,  +TERPENES/ Phenolics
    • ~Etymology~ Named After Northern Rhone Village of Marsanne.
    • Twice as Easy to Grown as Rousanne/ Twice the Crop.(Considered a Lessor Grape)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Hermitage, Chat-du Pape
    • Sight:    / Golden
    • Aroma: Honey, Jasmine
    • Palate:         /       , +BODY, Almond, Herbs
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., Low Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Pumpkin Soup   |   CHEESE PAIRING Hard

*Marsanne Noir (France/ Rhone)  AKA=Syrah, Antourenein Noir, Basamina, Candive, Entoumerein, Higin Noir, Schiras, Sirac, Syrac, Serine, Shiraz(Australia)

MARSELAN*(BL)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Languedoc(Indigenous), Bordeaux, Provence(Ardeche)   Turkey
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(North Coast AVA./ Paso Robles AVA.)
    • Uruguay   Brasil-Serra Gaucha  Argentina   China   India
  • VITICULTURE- X=Cabernet Sauvignon & Garnacha,  *CLONES/ 980, 980.1
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Full/ Garnet
    • Aroma: Plum, Fig
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

MARSIGLIANO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Calabria(Indigenous(Ciro DOC.)

MARSIGLIANO NERO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Calabria(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Marcigliana

MARQUETTE (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America-New York(Finger Lakes AVA.), Vermont    CanadaQuebec
  • VITICULTURE- *GRANDSON-to-Pinot Noir,  *HYBRID-X=MN 1094 & Ravat 262
    • +RESISTANT/ Cold
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Sparkling
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Black Cherry, Pepper, Licorice
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Blue Berry, Strawberry
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins

*Maruggio (Puglia) AKA=Maresco

MARVON (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Cyprus

MARZABINO (B)

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

MARZEMINO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneto(Indigenous(Refrontolo DOCG./ Trentino DOC.)Indigenous), Friuli
  • NEW WORLD- Australia
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Pinot,  X=Lagrein & ?,  *PARENT-to-Sennen
  • VINICULTURE- *STYLE/ Passito/ Refrontolo, +BLENDED/ Often

MARZEMINO BIANCO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneto(Indigenous(Valdobbiadene/ Treviso/ Padova)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Pinot,  X=Garganega & Marzemino
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Prosecco

*Massaretta ( ? ) AKA=Barsaglina

*Mataro (Australia, USA.) AKA=Mourvedre, Monastrell

MATAOSSU (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Liguria(Indigenous(Colline Savonesi IGP.)

MATHILDA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTURE- X=Violet Chasselas & Brillant(?), (Crossed by TV. Munson)

MATIAS ( ? )

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Lisboa(Colares DO.)

MATRAI MUSKOTALY (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary-Kunsag(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Muscat Ottonel & Arany Sarfeher

MATRASSA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia   Azerbaijan

*Maturana Blanca (Rioja) AKA=Albillo Mayor

MATURANA TINTA*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Rioja
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Trousseau, Merenzao
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Dark
    • Aroma: Blackberry
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ +BODY
    • Structure:

MAUZAC BLANC (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Languedoc(Limoux AOC.)Indigenous), South-West(Gaillac AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- *STYLES/ *SPARKLING/ Blanquette de Limoux, Gaillac Methode Ancestrale
    • AKA=Blanquette
  • VINICULTURE- +DISTILLED/ Armagnac
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Acacia Blossom
    • Palate:           /         , Apple
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., High Acid

MAUZAC NOIR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Indigenous)

MAVRO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Cyprus(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *YIELDS/ High
  • VINICULTURE- *STYLES/ *FORTIFIED/ Commandaria,  +USED/ Leaves For Domas

MAVRO KALAVRITINO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Pelopnnese(Achaia)Indigenous)

MAVRO MESSENIKOLA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Thessalia(Indigenous)

MAVRODAPHNE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Peloponnese(Patras)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Mavrodaphni, Mavrodafni, Tsigello

MAVROTRAGANO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Aegean Islands(Santorini)Indigenous)

*Mavroudi (Greece) AKA=Mavrud

MAVOURI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Indigenous(Ismaros)

MAVRUD*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Ismaros)Indigenous)   Bulgaria-Plovdiv
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Mavroudi,  *RIPENER/ Late,  *YIELDS/ Low,  *SKIN/ Thick
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Blackberry, Violet, Spice, Vanilla
    • Palate:       /+BODY, Cherry, Mulberry
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Lamb Skewers
      • CHEESE PAIRING

MAYOLET (M)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Valle d’Aosta   Switzeralnd-Valais
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE- X=Prie & ?,  *PARENT-to-Rouge Du Pays
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ With Petite Rouge(Often)
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Spice, Cherry
    • Palate:       /       ,  Blueberry
    • Structure:

MAYORQUIN (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Provence(Indigenous(Bellet AOC.)

MAZESE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Toscana IGT.)

*Mazuelo (Spain/ Rioja) AKA=Carinena(Spain), Bovale Sardo(Sardinia), Carignano(Italy), Carignan(France), Samso(Catalunya)

MEDNA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Dalmatinska(Indigenous)

MEGHRABUJR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Armenia(Indigenous)

MELARA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romagna(Indigenous(Romagna DOC./ Colli Piacentini DOC.)
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Vin Santo

MELIKUDA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

MELNIK (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Bulgaria-Struma Valley(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- Small Berry, Blue Skin

MELODY (G)

  • NEW WORLD- America-New York(Finger Lakes AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-X=Seyval Blanc & Pint Blanc

MELON De BOURGOGNE*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Burgundy(Indigenous), Loire Valley(Muscadet Sevre AOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California, Oregon(Willamette AVA.), Washington(Columbia Valley AVA./ Puget Sound AVA.)   Australia-Victoria(Mornington Peninsula GI.)   CanadaOntario
  • VITICULTUREX=Gouais Blanc & Pinot,  *CLONES/ 229,  AKA=Muscadet
    • +RESISTANT/ Frost,  *RIPENER/ Early
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ +BLENDED/ Cremant de Bourgogne,  +DISTILLED/ Brandy
      • *DRINK/  Young,  +AGED/ Sur Lie(Sometimes)
    • Sight: Pale/ Yellow
    • Aroma: Lemon, Pear, Stone
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ -Body
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., High Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Mussels, Breton Oysters
      • CHEESE PAIRING

*Melon de Jura (Jura/ France) AKA=Aligote(Fance), Giboulot Blanc(Rully/ Murcurey), Mahranauli(Republic of Moldova)

MELRA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Duriense(Douro DOC.)Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

MENCIA*(Bl)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal(Dao DO.)Indigenous)   SpainCastile & Leon(Bierzo DO.), Galicia(Ribeira Sacra DO.)
  • NEW WORLD- South Africa
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Caytana, X=Alfrocheiro & Patorra
    • AKA=Jaen Tino, Jean do Dao, Louriero Tinto
    • *BUDDER/ Early,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *YIELDS/ Low,  *SKIN/ Thick
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port
    • Sight: Murky/ Chartreuse
    • Aroma: Cherry, Cranberry, Socks
    • Palate:        /          , Raspberry
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, –ABV., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Roasted Pork
      • CHEESE PAIRING

MENINDEE (W)

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

MENNAS (G)

  •  OLD WORLD- Switzerland(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gewurztraminer & Gouais Blanc

MENOIR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary(Indigenous)

*Menu Pineau (France/ Touraine) AKA=Arbois

*Merenzao (Spain/ Valdeorras) AKA=Trousseau, Maturana Tinta

MERICADEL (B)

  • OLD WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTUREX=America & Delaware, (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • *SKIN/ Thin

MERILLE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Bergerac AOC./ Frontonnais/ Fronsac AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE AKA=Bouchales(Bordeaux), Grapput

MERLINA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lombardia(Indigenous(Valtellina DOC.)

MERLOT*(B) Ancient/ Historical Grape

  • OLD WORLD- France-Bordeaux(St. Emilion AOC.)Indigenous)/ Pomerol AOC.)
    • Italy-Tuscany(Bolgheri DOC.)   Everywhere
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Carneros AVA./ Red Hill AVA.)
    • Chile-Central Valley(Colchagua Valley)   Argentina-Mendoza(Lujan de Cuyo),   Brazil-Rio Grande Sul
  • VITICULTURE- #2nd. Most Planted Grape Variety In the World.(2016)
    • X=Cabernet Franc & Magdeline Noire de Charentes
    • *CLONES/ 15,  181.1, 181, 182, 314, 343, 343.1, 346, 346.1,  347, 348,
    • *PARENT-to-Evmolpia, Nigra, Rebo, Sennen,  AKA=Bigney, Crabutet, Higney, Vidal
    • *SOILS= Excels InSedimentaryClay,  *CLIMATE= Excels In Cool
    • *YIELD/ High, *SKIN/ Thin
    • *RIPENER/ Early(15 Days Before Cabernet Sauvignon),  ~Etymology~ Little Black Bird
  • VINICULTURE+USED/ Lillet,  +AGED/ New Oak,  +BLENDED/ Bordeaux, Everywhere
      • +SUSEPTABLE/ Oxygen,  +Thiols
      • +TERPENES/ +Pyrazine(Distinct Vegetable Flavors(Green/ Herbaceous)if Not Ripened Out)
    • Sight: Dark/ Purple
    • Aroma: Cedar, Vanilla, Red Plum, Cola, Tar, Pepper, Violet
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ +BODY, Black-Cherry, Raspberry, Spice
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, +ABV., Medi-Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Chocolate, Lamb, Duck
      • CHEESE PAIRING Swiss, Cheddar, Blue, Alpine, Smoked

MERLOT BLANC (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Bordeaux   |   NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTUREX=Merlot & Folle Blanche

MERICADEL ( ? )

  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-X=America & Delaware

MERSEGUERA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Mercia(Jumilla DO.), Valencia(Utiel-Requena DO./Alicante DO.)
  •  VITICULTURE- ~Etymology~ Meaning…Mother of Water…Referring to ?
    • *RIPENER/ Early

MERWAH (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Lebanon-Bekaa Valley(Indigenous)

MERZLING (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany(Indigenous)

MESKHURI KHARIST VALA (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- ~Etymology~ Bulls Eye Red…Referring to ?

MESKHURI MTSVANE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

MESKHURI SHAVI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

MESLIER-SAINT FRANCOIS (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Loire Valley(Loir et Cher)Indigenous), South-West(Cognac AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gouais Blanc & Chenin Blanc,  AKA=Blanche Ramee
  • VINICULTURE- +DISTILLED/ Armagnac, Cognac

MEZES FEHER (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary(Indigenous)

MEZY (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Jura(Indigenous)

MICHELE PALIERI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Romania(Breed)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Red Malaga & Alphonse Lavalle, AKA=Palieri

MIDNIGHT BEAUTY (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE- +USED/ Eating

*Miguel de Aros ( ?  ) AKA=Moristel, Juan Ibanez, Concejon

MILANO (G)

  • OLD WORLD-  ?
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Central Valley)
  • VITICULTURE- *BERRIES/ Seedless
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Eating

MILGRANET (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Lavilledieu)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Gouais Blanc,  AKA=Perigord

MILIA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovakia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Muller-Thurgau & Gewurtztraminer

MILLS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE- X=Creveling & Muscat Hamburg
    • *PROGENY-to-Sheridan/ Steuben/ Noiret/ Wayne

MILLOT-FOCH (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Switzerland(Indigenous)   France-Jura
  • VITICULTURE- X=Leon Millot & Marechal Foch

MINELLA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sicily(Indigenous(Etna DOC.)

MINNESOTA 78 (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America-Minnesota
  • VITICULTURE- Crossed by Elmer Swenson

MINNIE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTUREX=Edna & Longfellow(?), (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • *SKIN/ Thin

MINUTOLO (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Puglia(Indigenous(Valle d’Itria DOC.)

MISCHURNITZ (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Russia
  • NEW WORLD- Canada-British Columbia    America-New York(Finger Lakes AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-X=Vitis Vinifera & Vitis Amurenisi

MISKET CHERVEN (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Bulgaria(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Light                     Aroma: Aromatic
    • Palate:     /       ,               Structure:

MISKET VARNENSKI (W)

  • OLD WORLD-Bulgaria(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Riesling & Dimiat

*Misson (California) AKA=Listan Negro(Portugal), Criolla(Argentina), Pais(Chile)

  • ~Etymology~ Referring to the Missions Who Cultivated the Grapes Across California.

*Missouri (America) AKA=Vitis Palmata

MLAKINKA (G)

  • OLD WORLD-  CroatiaKastela(Indigenous(Trogir/ Split)

*Modra Frankinja (Slovania) AKA=Lemburger, Blaufrankisch

*Molar (Portugal/ Lisboa/ Colares) AKA=Listan Negro

MOLETTE BLANCHE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Savoie(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Mondeuse

MOLINARA*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneto(Valpolicella DOC.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE-  +RESISTANT/ Fungal Disease,  *VIGOR/ High,  *RIPENER/ Late
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Valpolicella
    • Sight:
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., High Acid

MOLL (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Balearic Islands(Pla i Llevant DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Prensal Blanc

*Mollar (Peru) AKA=Negramoll

MOLLARD (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Provence(Indigenous)(Hautes-Alpes)

MONASTRELL*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain(Jumilla DO./ Murcia DO.)Indigenous)   Cyprus   Tunisia
    • France-Provence(Bandol AOC.),  Rhone(Ventoux AOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Paso Robles AVA., Contra Costa), Washington(Columbia Valley AVA.), Arizona(Verde Valley AVA.), Texas(Fredericksburg AVA.)
    • Australia-South Australia(Barossa GI.)
  • VITICULTURE- #16nd. Most Planted Grape Variety In the World.(2016)
    • AKA=Mourvedre(France), Balzac Noir(Charente), Mataro(America/ Australia), Negia(Greece), Plant de Saint-Gilles(Costieres de Nines AOC.), Rossola Nera(Corsica)
    • *CLONES/ 4, 233, 247, 369, 369.1, 450, 1069, 1069.1
    • *BUDDER/ Late,  *RIPENER/ Late,  *YIELDS/ Low,  *BERRIES/ Small,  *SKIN/ Thick,  *CLUSTERS/ Tight
    • *CLIMATE= Continental”, +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Cold, Mildew
    • ~Etymology~ 1) Name Because it Was Planted and Grown at Early Monasteries.  or
      • 2) Named After Spanish Town of Murviedro Near Valencia.
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Chateauneuf-du Pape(One of 8 Red/ 13 Grapes), Rose
      • +BLENDED/ Part of GSM. Blend(Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre)
      • +BLENDED/ USED/ Cava Rose
    • Sight: Murky/ Garnett
    • Aroma: Blueberry, Cinnamon, Cloves, Earth, Violet, Licorice, Barnyard, Grilled Animal
      • +TERPENES/ Rotundone
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Blackberry, Spice
    • Structure: High Tannins, +ABV., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Short Ribs, Barbeque, Sausage
      • CHEESE PAIRINGManchego

MONBADON (G)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Charente)Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- America-Calfornia(Central Vally)

MONDET (B)

  • OLD WORLDPortugal-Duriense(Douro DOC.)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

MONDEUSE BLANCHE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Savoie(Arbin(Indigenous)   Switzerland-Vaud
  • NEW WORLD- America-Oregon(Southern Oregon), California(Mt. Veeder AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Mondeuse Noir & ?
    • *PROGENY-of-?,  *PARENT-to-Syrah, Viognier
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Deep/ Purple
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

MONDEUSE NOIRE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Savoie(Arbin AOC.)Indigenous)   Switzerland-Vaud
    • Italy-Sicily(Etna DOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- Australia-Victorisa(Rutherglan GI.), America-California(Oakville AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Mondeuse Blanche
  • VINICULTURE- +TERPENES/ Rotundone
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Pepper
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

MONEMVASSIA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Indigenous)(Paros PGI., Syros Island)
  • VITICULTURE- *CLUSTERS/ Small,  *RIPENER/ Early

MONEU (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Catalunya(Indigenous)(Costes del Segre DO.)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

MONICA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sicily(Cagliari DOC.)Indigenous)   Spain

MONSTRUOSA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Galicia(Indigenous)

MONTALVANA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Valencia(Indigenous(Alicante DO.)

MONTANACCIA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Corsica(Indigenous)

*Montanera (Italy) AKA=Cardin, Neirano

*Montaricco (Italy/ Emilio Romagna) AKA=Lambrusco Montaricco

MONTEPULCIANO*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Abruzzo(Colline Teramano DOCG.)Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Napa Valley AVA., San Pasqual AVA.), Oregon(Rogue Valley AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Primaticcio,  *CLIMATE= Excels In Mediterranean
    • *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thick,  *BUNCHES/ Cone Shaped, With Wings
  • VINICULTURE +AGED/ Often
    • Sight: Deep/ Crimson
    • Aroma: Black-Berry, Spice, Barnyard, Dried Herbs/ Oregano
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Black-Cherry
    • Structure: High Tannins, +ABV., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Steak, Rib
      • CHEESE PAIRING

MONTILS (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Cognac AOC.)Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- +DISTILLED/ Cognac

MONTONEGA (P)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Catalunya(Penedes DO.)

*Mononico ( ? ) AKA=Bombino

MONTONICO BIANCO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Calabria(Indigenous(Consenza DOC.)

MONTU (W)

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

MONTUA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- SpainAndalucia(Malaga DO./ Ribera del Guadiana DO.)Indigenous)

*Monvedro (Portugal) AKA=Carcajolo Nero

MOON DROPS (R)

  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Central Valley)
  • VITICULTURE- +USED/ Eating, *BERRIES/ Long Tubular
    • *BREED/ International Fruit Genetics/ The Grapery  @Bakersfield

MORADELLA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lombardia(Oltrepo Pavese DOC.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *BIO-TYPES– Piccola, Grossa

MORAVIA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Castilla-La Mancha(La Mancha DO.)

*Morellino (Italy/ Tuscany/ Scansano) AKA=Sangiovese, Nielluccio

MORENOA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Basque Country   France-South-West(Madiran AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Cabernet Franc & ?

MORETO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Alentejo, Duriense
  • VITICULTURE- *YIELD/ High
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

*Morillon (Austria/ Styria) AKA=Chardonnay

MORIO-MUSKAT (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany-Pfalz(Indigenous), Rheinhessen
  • VITICULTURE- X=Silvaner & Weissburgunder

MORISTEL (B)

  • OLD WORLD- SpainAragnon(Somontano DO.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Arcos, Juan Ibanez, Concejon, Miguel de Arcos
  • VINICULTURE- +SUCEPTABLE/ Oxidized
    • Sight:
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:         /          ,  Logan Berry
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

MORNEN NOIR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Savoie(Chavanay)Indigenous)   Hungary

MOROKONELLA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Cyprus(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- ~Etymology~ Meaning Little Cinnamon…Referring to Aroma.

MORONE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Indigenous)

*Mortagua (Portugal) AKA=Touriga Nacional, Bical Tinto, Tourigao

  • ~Etymology~ Mortagua is a City In Portugal, Referring to Where the Grape Was First Grown.

MORRASTEL BOUSCHET (T)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Indigenous(Languedoc)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Graciano & Petite Bouschet

MOSCATEL (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Andalusia(Sherry)
  • VITICULTURE- *BLENDED/ Sherry

MOSTARINO (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romangna(Piacanza)
  • VITICULTURE- ~Etymology~ Mosto Meaning Must…Referring to the High Amount of Must the Grape Produces.

MOSTOSA (G)

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

*Moscadello (Italy/ Montalcino) AKA=Moscato

*Moscato Bianco (Italy/ Piemonte) AKA=Muscat Rose A Petits Grains, Moschoudi, Moscadello, Frontignac, Sarga Muskotaly, Temjanika

  • ~Etymology~ Derived From Italian Word MoscaMeaning Fly, Referring to the Sweetness of the Juice That Attracts Flys.

*Moscato Roxo (Portugal/ Setubal) AKA=Muscat Rose A Petits Grains

  • ~Etymology~ Roxo Meaning Purple In Portuguese…Referring to Its Berries.

*Moscato Amburgo (Italy/ ? ) AKA=Muscat Hamburg, Muscat Trollinger, Black Muscat

*Moscatel de Austria (Austria/ Chile) AKA=Torrontes

*Moschoudi (Greece/ Samos) AKA=Muscat Rose A Petits Grains

MOSCHOFILERO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Peloponnese(Indigenous), Mantinia
  • NEW WORLD- America-Califorina(Tehana County)
  • VITICULTURE- *CLONES/ 4,  *RIPENER/ Early
  • VINICULTURE- +AGED/ Drink Young,  +TERPENE
    • Sight: Clear/ Yellow
    • Aroma: Jasmine, Lemon Blossom
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, –ABV., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Seafood    |   CHEESE PAIRING Feta

MOSCHOMAVRO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Indigenous)Siatista PGI.

*Moslavac (Croatia) AKA=Furmint, Mosler

*Mosler ( ? ) AKA=Furmint, Moslavac

*Mostarska ( ? ) AKA=Zilavka, Zhelavka Biella

*Mostosa ( ?  ) AKA=Avarengo

MOUHTARO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Central Greece(Indigenous)

*Mountain Grape (America) AKA=Vitis Monticola

*Mouraton (Spain/ Galicia/ Ribeira Sacra DO.) AKA=Juan Garcia

MOURISCO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Duriense(Douro Valley DO.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Marufo
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

MOURISCO TINTA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Duriense(Douro Valley DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

*Mourvedre (Spain/ Catalunya) AKA=Monastrell, Maturo

MOUYSSAGUES (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Marcillac AOC.)Indigenous)/ Aveyron)

MOVGORODA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Latvia

MRS. MUNSON (B)

  • OLD WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTUREX=Meosho & Herbemont, (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • +RESISTANT/ Disease,  *SKIN/ Thin

MSKHALI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Armenia-Ararat(Indigenous)

MTSVANE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia-Kakheti(Indigenous)
  • VITICULUTRE- Mtsvane…Meaning White, Referring to the Color of the Grape.

MTEVANDIDI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

MTSVIVANI KAKHURI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

MTSVIVANI RACHULI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

MUENCH (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America-Texas
  • VITICULTURE *HYBRID-X=Neosho & Herbemont, (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • +RESISTANT/ Disease,  *RIPENER/ Late

MUJURETULI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

MULLER THURGAU*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany(Indigenous),  Switzerland-Thurgau,  Austria
    • Germany-Mosel
  • NEW WORLD- America-Oregon(Willamette Valley AVA.)   Australia(Mudgee GI.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Madeleine Royale & Riesling (Breed/ 1882)
    • *PARENT-to-Osiris, Ortega, Palava, Milia,  *RIPENER/ Early, *YIELD/ High
    • AKA=Bouvier(Slovenia), Rivaner(Austria), Rizlingszilvani, Finding(Mosel)
    • *CLIMATE= Excels In Cool
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Gemischter Satz
    • Sight: Clear/ Hay
    • Aroma: Citrus, Almond
    • Palate: Dry/ -Body
    • Structure: Low Tannins, –ABV., Low Acid
  • FOOD PAIRING…          |   CHEESE PAIRING

*Mullerrebe (Germany) AKA=Pinot Meunier, Schwarzriesling

*Mune Mahatsa ( ? ) AKA=Folle Blanche

MUNSON (B)

  • NEW WORLD-  ?
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-X=RW. Munson & Gold Coin

MURESCOLA ( ? )

  • OLD WORLD- France-Corsica(Indigenous)

MURESCONU ( B )

  • OLD WORLD- France-Corsica(Indigenous)

MURISCU ( ? )

  • OLD WORLD- France-Corsica(Indigenous)

MUSCAT (W)

  • VITICULTURE- X=Chasselas & Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains
    • ~Etymology~ Muscat Referring to Its Musky Smell.
    • **Considered Not to Be One Grape But a Group/ Family of Grapes Known as Muscat.
      • There Are 100 Types of Muscat
      • All Muscat’s Are Same Varietal Which Have Gone Mutations or Are Clones.

MUSCAT ALEXANDRIA*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Indigenous)  Italy-Sicily(Pantelleria DOC.)
    • Spain-Catalunya(Cadiz DO.)   France
  • NEW WORLD- Chile-Bio Bio Valley
  • VITICULTURE- X=Muscat Blanc A Petits Grains & Axina des Tres Bias
    • *PARENT-to-Bombino BiancoCatarrattoCereza, Grillo, Malvasia Lazio, Muscat Hamberg, Torrontes Sanjuanino, Torrontes Mendocino, Torrontes Riojano
    • AKA=Zibibbo(Sicily), Gordo Blanco, Hanepoot, Lexia, Muscat Frontignan, Moscatel
    • *CLIMATE/ Excels In Mediterranean+SUSCEPTIBLE/ Mildew, Rot,  *RIPENER/ Late
  • VINICULTURE-  +TERPENES
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Orange, Floral
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/ +BODY
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

MUSCAT BAILEY (W)

  • NEW WORLD- Japan

MUSCAT BLANC A PETITS GRAINS*(W) Ancient/ Historical Grape

  • OLD WORLD- France-Alsace   Italy-Piemonte(Asti DOC.)
    • FranceRhone Valley(Beaumes de Venise AOC.), Roussillon(Maury AOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Clarksburg AVA.)   Australia-Victoria(Rutherglen GI.)   South Africa
  • VITICULTURE- *CLONES/ 453, 453.1,  *RIPENER/ Late
    • *PARENT-to-Aleatico, Mammolo, Muscat Alexandria, Muscat Giallo, Muscat Rosa del Trentino, Muscat Rouge de Madere, Muscat di Scanzo
    • AKA=Brown Muscat(Australia), Moscadello, Moscato Bianco(Italy), Moschoudi, Muscat Frontignac, Muskateller(Austria), Sarga Muskotaly, Temjanika
  • VINICULTURE- *STYLE-Sparkling,  +FORTIFIED/ Patras,  +BLENDED/ Almost Never
      • +MONOTERPENES,  +TERRAZINE 
    • Sight: Clear/ Pale
    • Aroma: Apricots, Crushed Shells, Floral/ Geranium
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/+BODY
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid
      • FOOOD PAIRING… Melon & Prosciutto, Apple Pie    |   CHEESE PAIRING

MUSCAT CANNEI*(W)

  • OLD WORLD-  ?
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Sonoma), Washington(Columbia Valley AVA./ Puget Sound AVA./ Sierra Foothills AVA.)
  • VINICULTURE- +AROMATIC TERPENES
    • Sight: Cloudy /Straw
    • Aroma: Mandarin, Blood Orange, Papaya, Spice
    • Palate: Sweet/ +BODY, Honey-Suckle
    • Structure: Low Tannins, –ABV., Medi+Acid

*Muscatel Amarillo (Chile) AKA=Torrontes

MUSKATELLER GELBER*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Austria
  • VITICULTURE-  AKA=Yellow Muscat, Muskateller Roter
    • *PARENT-to-Muscaris,  +SUSCEPTABLE/ Rot, Mildew
    • *RIPENER/ Late,  *YIELDS/ Low
    • ~Etymolgy~ Gelber Meaning Yellow In Austria, Referring to It’s Slight Color.
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Citrus, Spicy
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

MUSCAT D’EISENSTADT (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Loire Valley(Saumur AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Huxelrebe, Muscat Ottonel
    • AKA=Courtiller Musque, Muscat Precoce de-Saumur

*Muscat Frontignac (France) AKA=Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains, Muscat Alexandria, Moscato Bianco

*Muscat de Frontignan (South Africa) AKA=Muscat Alexandria, Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains, Moscato Biano

MUSCAT HAMBURG*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- England,  Germany
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Russian River AVA.)Virginia
    • Canada-British Columbia(Vancouver Island VA.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Muscat Blanc A Petits Grains
    • X=Muscat Alexandria & Schiava Grossa, *PARNET-to-Angelo Pirovano
    • AKA=Muscat Trollinger, Black Muscat, Moscato Amburgo
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Opaque
    • Aroma: Blackberry
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/ +BODY
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

MUSCAT ORANGE*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneto(Colli Euganei DOC.)Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Shenandoah Valley AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Foir d’Arancio
  • VINICULUTRE- +TERPENES
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Pineapple, Orange
    • Palate: Semi-Sweet/ +BODY, Apricot
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Biscotti, Sweet Pastries

MUSCAT OTTONEL*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Alsace(Indigenous)   Austria   Romania
  • NEW WORLD- America-Washington(Puget Sound AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Chasselas & Muscat Eisenstad
    • *PARENT-to-Matrai Muskotaly
  • VINICULUTRE- +TERPENES
    • FOOD PAIRING Foie Gras

*Muscat Precoce de-Saumur (France/ Loire) AKA=Muscat d’Eisenstadt

MUSCAT ROSE A PETITS GRAINS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France   Spain   Portugal
  • VITICULTURE- *MUTATION/ Muscat Blanc

MUSCAT ROUGE A PETITS GRAIN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France   Spain   Portugal
  • NEW WORLD- Australia-Victoria(Rutherglen GI.)
  • VITICULTURE- *MUTATION/ Muscat Rose
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Rutherglen Muscat

MUSCAT ROUGE De MADERE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Cileigiolo?

MUSCAT SHINE (W)

  • NEW WORLD Japan

MUSCAT SPINA*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Aegean Islands(Crete Island)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE-
  • VINICULTURE- +TERPENES
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Orange Blossom, Lime, Jasmine
    • Palate:         /         , Lemon
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

MUSCAT TINTO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Argentina-Northern(Native)

*Muscat Trollinger ( ) AKA=Muscat HamburgBlack Muscat, Moscato Amburgo

*Muscat Yellow ( ? ) AKA=Muskateller Gelber, Muskateller Roter

*Muscadet (France/ Loire/ Pays Nantais) AKA=Melon de Bourgogne

MUSCADELLE*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Bordeaux(Sauternes AOC.)Indigenous), Alsace
  • NEW WORLD-  ?
  • NEW WORLD- Australia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gouais Blanc & ?,   AKA=Tokay(Australia), Muscat, Rutherglen Topaque
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Bordeaux Blanc/ Setubal
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Honey, Apricot, Must
    • Palate: Semi-Sweet/ +BODY
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Low Acid

MUSCADINE (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America-Georgia,  North Carolina,  Mississippi
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Vitis Rotundifolia, AKA=Scuppernong, Carlos, Higgins, Ison
    • *YEILDS/ High,  High In Polyphenols, Resveratrol
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Banana, Bruised Apple
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/ +BODY, Lime Peel
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

MUSCARDIN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Rhone(Chateauneuf-du Pape AOC.)Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- America-Central Coast ‘South’(Paso Robles AVA.)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Chateauneuf-du Pape(One of 8 Red/ 13 Grapes)
    • Sight: Light/ Reddish
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Structure: High Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

MUSCARIS (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Austria-Styria(Crossed)  France-Southern Rhone(Cotes Catalanes IPG.)
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-X=Solaris & Yellow Muscatel,  +RESISTANT/ Disease

*Muskateller Roter ( ? ) AKA=Muskateller Gelber, Yellow Muscat

MUSKAT MORAVSKY (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Czech Republic(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Muscat Ottonel & Prachtraube

*Muskatni Silvanec (Sovenia) AKA=Sauvignon Blanc, Muskat Sylaner

*Muskat Sylaner (Austria) AKA=Sauvignon Blanc, Muskatni Silvanec

MUSKAT ZUTI*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Dalmatia(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Clear/ Gold
    • Aroma: Tropical, Honey, Apricot
    • Palate: Slight-Sweet/ +BODY
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, +ABV., Low Acid

MUSTANG (B)

  • NEW WORLD- AmericaTexas(Texas Hill Country AVA.),  Mississippi
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Vitis Mustangensis

MUSTOASA De MADERAT (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Romania(Minis Maderat)Indigenous)

MYSTIQUE (B)

  • NEW WORLD- Australia-New South Wales(Murray Valley GI.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Confidential &  ?, +RESISTANT/ Heat
    • Aroma- Blackberry



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