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YAMABUDO (R)

  • NEW WORLD- Japan

YAPINCAK (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Turkey-Marmara(Indigenous)

YATOMI (B)

  • NEW WORLD Japan

YEDIVEREN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Turkey(Indigenous)

YIANNOUDI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Cyprus(Indigenous)


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ZACINAK (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Serbia(Indigenous)   Macedonia

ZAGREI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Ukraine
  • VITICULTURE- X=Ovidiopolsky & Muscat Rozovy

ZAKYNTHINO (G)

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

ZALAGYONGYE (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary(Indigenous)   Russia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Pearl of Csaba & ?,  *USED/ Eating Grape(Often)

ZALEMA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Andalucia(Condada de Huelva DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Ignoblis, Perruna
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:         / Straw
    • Aroma: Apple, Herb
    • Palate:       /           , Apple
    • Structure: Low Tannin, ABV., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING… Andalusia Shrimp Fritters
      • CHEESE PAIRING

ZAMARRICA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Galicia(Coruna)

ZAMETOVKA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia(Dolenjska, Maribor)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *OLD VINES/ +400 Years

*Zane (Italy) AKA=Zenello

ZARYA SEVERA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Russia(Crossed at Potapenko Viticulture Research Institute @Rostov Oblast)
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRIBX=Vitis Amurensis & Malingre Precoce
    • ~Etymology~ Northern Lights, Referring to ?

ZEFIR*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary-Badacsony(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Leanyka & Harslevelu
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Clear/
    • Aroma: Peach, Almond
    • Palate:         /          , Spice, Smoke
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING…Smoked Fresh Water Eel
      • CHEESE PAIRING

ZELEN*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia(Vipava Valley)Indigenous), Primorski
  • VITICULTURE- *YIELDS/ Low
    • ~Etymology~ Zelen Meaning Green In Slovenia Referring to Its Green Appearance Before Fermentation.
  • VINICULTURE- *STYLES/ Oak & Stainless Steel Versions,  +AGED/ Often
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Melen, Herb
    • Palate:  Dry/ Body
    • Structure: Low Tannin, ABV., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING…Grilled Fish

ZENELLO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Zane

ZENGO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary-Eger(Indigenous)

ZENIT (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary-Balatonfured-Csopak(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Ezerjo & Bouvier

*Zeta ( ? ) AKA=Oremus

ZEUSZ (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary-Badacsony(Indigenous)

ZGHIHARA De HUSI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Romania(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *BUDDER/ Early,  *RIPENER/ Late
    • +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Mildew, Botrytis,  +RESISTANT/ Drought, Cold

*Zhelavka Biella ( ? ) AKA=Zilavka, Mostarska

ZHEMCHUZHINA OSKHI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Russia

*Zibibbo (Italy/ Sicily) AKA=Moscato, Muscat Alexandria, Opsimo Edessis

  • VITICULTURE- ~EtymologyZibibbo…Refers to Arabic Term For Mucat or Raisin.

ZIERFANDLER (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Austria-Thermenregion(Indigenous)   Hungary-Pannon(Pecs)   Slovenia
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Savagnin,  X=Roter Veltliner & Traminer?
    • AKA=Cirfandi, Spatrot
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Gumpoldskirchen, Gemischter Satz
    • Sight:              /
    • Aroma: Peach, Honey
    • Palate:            /
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

ZILAVKA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Bosnia & Heregovina(Mostar)Indigenous)   Republic of  Macedonia
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Mostarska, Zhelavka Biella,  *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thin
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ DISTILLED/ Brandy
    • Sight:          /
    • Aroma:  Nutty
    • Palate:         /
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

ZILGA ( ? )

OLD WORLD- Latvia

ZINFANDEL*(B) Ancient/ Historical Grape

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia(Indigenous)   Italy-Puglia(Manduria DOCG./ Salice Salentino DOC.).  Montenegro
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Paso Robles AVA./ Dry Creek AVA./ Lodi AVA./ Sierra Foothills AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Babic, Plavac Mali, Plavina, Vranac,  *CLONE/ Mazzoni
    • *OLD VINE/ +40yr.,  *RIPENER/ Early
    • CHALLENGES/ Uneven Ripener(Within Clusters and Across Vines)
    • AKA=Crljenak Kastelanski(Croatia), Black St. Peters(California-Pre 1890’s), Kratosija, Pribidrag(Croatia/ Ancient), Primitivo(Italy), Tribidrag(Croatia)
  • VINICULTURE- +AGED/ American Oak,  *TERPINE/ Rotundone
    • +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Stuck Fermentation, VA., Millerandage(Hen & Chick)
    • Sight: Murky/ Cherry
    • Aroma: Black Berry, Cherry, Tar, Pepper, Chocolate
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/ +BODY, Raspberry
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, +ABV., Medi+Acid, (Long)
      • FOOD PAIRING… Hamburger, BBQ, Dark Chocolate
      • CHEESE PAIRING… Blue, Cheddar
  • CULTURE- FESTIVALS~ ~Zinfandel Experience Zin. EX.~ (February/ San Fransisco)

 

 

ZINFANDEL* 

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia(Indigenous)   
    • Italy-Puglia(Manduria DOCG./ Salice Salentino DOC.),  Montenegro
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Paso Robles AVA./ Dry Creek AVA./ Lodi AVA./ Sierra Foothills AVA.) Washington   AustraliaWestern Australia   Mexico 
  • VITICULTURE- X= ? & ?
    • *PARENT-to-Babic, Crljenak Crni, Dobricic, Grk, Lacombe, Plavac Mali, Plavina, Vranac,  *CLONE/ Mazzoni
    • AKA=Tribidrag(Croatia), Crljenak Kastelanski(Croatia), Black St. Peters(California-Pre 1890’s), Kratosija(Montenegro), Pribidrag(Croatia/ Ancient), Primitivo(Italy)

 

 

 

    • *OLD VINE/ +40yr.,  *RIPENER/ Early
    • CHALLENGES/ Millerandage(Hen & Chick)/Uneven Ripener(Within Clusters and Across Vines)
    • ZINQUEST– A Collaboration of Mike Grgich(Croatian-American Wine Maker), Carole Meredith(University of California Davis), Edi Maletic & Ivan Pejic(University of Zagreb) Used DNA. Profiling to Establish the the True Identity of Zinfandel and the Historical Home In Croatia In 2001.
    • *Zinfandel Has a History of 100 Plus Year Mixed Black Old Vine In California.

 

 

 

  • VINICULTURE- +AGED/ American Oak, *COLOR/ Black,  
    • *TERPINE/ Rotundone
    • +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Stuck Fermentation, Volatile Acidity, 
    • Sight: Murky/ Cherry
    • Aroma: Black Berry, Cherry, Tar, Pepper, Chocolate
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/ +BODY, Raspberry
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, +ABV., Medi+Acid, (Long)
      • FOOD PAIRING… Hamburger, BBQ, Dark Chocolate
      • CHEESE PAIRING… Blue, Cheddar
  • CULTURE- 
    • FESTIVALS~ ~Zinfandel Experience Zin. EX.~
      • (February/ San Fransisco)

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ZLAHTINA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Primorska Hrvatska(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *YIELD/ High
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Eating
    • Sight:          /
    • Aroma: Stonefruit
    • Palate:        /
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

ZLATARICA BLATSKA BIJELI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Dalmatia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Posip Bijeli

ZLATARICA VRGORSKA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Dalmatia(Indigenous)

*Zold Veltelini (Hungary) AKA=Grüner Veltliner, Grunmuskateller, Veltlinske Zelene(Slovakia), Veltlinec, Weissgipfler

ZUGAVA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:         /
    • Aroma: Stone
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Candied
    • Structure:

ZUPJANKA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Serbia(Indigenous)   Macedonia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Prokupec & Pinot Noir
    • Sight:            /
    • Aroma: Apple
    • Palate:         /
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

ZURIELES (W)

  • OLD WORLD- SpainExtremadura(Indigenous)(Ribera del Guadiana DO.)

*Zweigeltrebe (Germany, Czech Republic) AKA=Zweigelt(Austria)

ZWEIGELT*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Austria-Burgenland(Indigenous/Crossed)   Hungary-Balaton
    • Czech RepublicMoravia   Germany-Pfalz
  • NEW WORLD- America-Washington(Puget Sound AVA.), Oregon(Elkton AVA.)
    • Canada-British Columbia(Vancouver Island VA./ Okanagan Valley VA.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=St. Laurent & Blaufrankisch,  AKA=Zweigeltrebe(Czech Republic)
    • *BUDDER/ Early,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *YIELD/ High,  *BERRIES/ Medium,  *BUNCHES/ Compact
    • ~Etymology~Named After Fritz Zweigelt Who First Crossed Grape In 1925.  ~Pronounced~Svye-Gelt
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Often,  +OAK/ Sometimes
    • Sight: Murky/ Light Red
    • Aroma: Cherry, Pepper, Spice
    • Palate: Dry/ Body, Cherry, Raspberry, Violet
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, Medi ABV., Medi+Acid

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