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Alionza

Alionza is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Emilia-Romagna region of north central Italy, where it has a long history of being used since the 14th century as both a table grape and blending grape for wine production. While ...

                                               

Altesse

Altesse or Roussette is a white French wine grape variety found primarily in the Savoy wine region of France. It yields small harvests and ripens late but is resistant to grey rot. Wines made from Altesse have exotic aromas, often together with c ...

                                               

Amigne

Amigne is a white Swiss wine grape planted primarily in the Valais region, with most of the plantations in Vetroz. Total Swiss plantations of the variety in 2009 stood at 43 hectares. The grape can make rich, full bodied wines. Dry Amigne wines a ...

                                               

Arbane

Arbane is a white French wine grape variety that has been historically grown in the Aube region of Champagne, but has now all but disappeared from the vineyards with less than 1 hectare left in France in 2006. Despite its rarity, it is still perm ...

                                               

Arbois (grape)

Arbois or Arbois Blanc is a white French wine grape variety planted primarily in the Loire regions. Despite being a minor grape, in the late 20th century it was the third most widely planted grape variety in the Loir-et-Cher departement which inc ...

                                               

Arilla

Arilla is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown on the island of Ischia in the Tyrrhenian Sea near the Gulf of Naples. However, despite being exclusively found on the island, ampelographers believe that the grape may have actually orig ...

                                               

Arnsburger

Arnsburger is a white variety of grape used for wine. It was created 1939 by Heinrich Birk at the Geisenheim Grape Breeding Institute by crossing two clones of Riesling, clone 88 and clone 64. Arnsburger did not receive varietal protection until ...

                                               

Arrufiac

Arrufiac is a white French wine grape variety that is primarily planted in the Gascony region of South West France. It is a secondary grape in the wines from the Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh Appellation dorigine controlee. While the grape has had a long ...

                                               

Arvesiniadu

Arvesiniadu or Arvisionadu is a rare native white Italian wine grape variety that is grown on the island of Sardinia where it is usually used in blends for but can also be made into a sweet or dry varietal style wine under the Indicazione geograf ...

                                               

Asprinio bianco

Asprinio bianco is a white Italian wine grape variety grown primarily in southwest Italy around the Naples region of Campania. It is currently not believed to be related to the similarly named French wine grape of the Languedoc region, Aspiran. I ...

                                               

Aubin vert

Aubin vert is a white French wine grape variety that is grown in the Lorraine region where it is an authorized variety for the Appellation dOrigine Controlee wines of the Moselle. While often confused for the Cotes de Toul grape Aubin blanc, DNA ...

                                               

Aurore (grape)

Aurore is a white complex hybrid grape variety produced by Albert Seibel and used for wine production mostly in the United States and Canada. Over a long lifetime Seibel produced many complex hybrid crosses of Vitis vinifera to American grapes. I ...

                                               

Auxerrois blanc

Auxerrois blanc or Auxerrois Blanc de Laquenexy is a white wine grape that is important in Alsace, and is also grown in Germany and Luxembourg. It is a full sibling of Chardonnay that is often blended with the similar Pinot blanc.

                                               

Azal branco

Azal branco is a white Portuguese wine grape planted primarily in the Minho region but with greater expansion to Amarante, Basto, Baião and Vale do Sousa sub-regions. It noted for the high acidity of its wines, and is used for white Vinho Verde. ...

                                               

Bacchus (grape)

The Bacchus is a white wine grape created by viticulturalist Peter Morio at the Geilweilerhof Institute for Grape Breeding in the Palatinate in 1933. He crossed a Silvaner x Riesling cross with Muller-Thurgau. Bacchus received varietal protection ...

                                               

Balzac blanc

Balzac blanc is a white French wine grape variety that is grown in the Charente and Charente-Maritime regions of Southwest France where it was once used for Cognac production but now is nearly extinct. The grape was one thought to be a color muta ...

                                               

Baratuciat

Baratuciat is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Piedmont wine region of northwest Italy. For most of its history, Baratuciat was used mainly as a table grape with some limited use for wine production with sweet late-harvest ...

                                               

Barbera bianca

Barbera bianca is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Piedmont wine region of northwest Italy. Despite being named Barbera bianca, the grape is not a color mutation of the red Piedmontese wine grape Barbera that is the third m ...

                                               

Bariadorgia

Bariadorgia is a white Italian/French wine grape variety that likely originated on the island of Sardinia but today is only found in limited planting on Corsica. Despite similarities in synonyms, Bariadorgia/Carcajolo blanc is not a color mutatio ...

                                               

Baroque (grape)

Baroque is a white French wine grape planted primarily in South West France around the Tursan region. It can make full bodied wines with nutty flavors. Ampelographers suspect that the grape maybe a crossing of Folle Blanche and Sauvignon blanc.

                                               

Besgano bianco

Besgano bianco is a white Italian wine grape variety that was historically used in the production of the dessert wine Vin Santo, blended with Malvasia Bianca Lunga and Verdea, but today is rarely planted and is more often used for table grape pro ...

                                               

Bia blanc

Bia blanc is a white French wine grape variety that is no longer commercially cultivated for wine production with only a few plantings existing worldwide in viticultural archives and experimental vineyards. The exact origins of Bia blanc are not ...

                                               

Biancame

Biancame is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Marche and Emilia-Romagna regions of Italy. Here it is an important component in the Denominazione di origine controllata wines of Bianchello del Metauro and Colli di Rimini.

                                               

Bianchetta Trevigiana

Bianchetta Trevigiana is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Trentino-Alto Adige/Sudtirol and Veneto wine regions of northeast Italy. Here the grape is rarely used a varietal but, instead, is a permitted blending grape adding ...

                                               

Bianco dAlessano

Bianco dAlessano is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Apulia region of southern Italy, where it is often blended with Verdeca. In the early 21st century, the grape was planted in the South Australian wine region of Riverland ...

                                               

Biancolella

Biancolella is a white Italian wine grape variety grown primarily in the Campania region of southern Italy. It is a permitted grape in a few Campanian Denominazione di origine controllatas but is used mostly as a blending variety.

                                               

Biancone di Portoferraio

Biancone di Portoferraio is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown almost exclusively on the island of Elba off the coast of Tuscany. Some ampelographers have speculated that the grape may have originated on the French island of Corsica ...

                                               

Bical (grape)

Bical is a white Portuguese wine grape planted primarily in the Bairrada region. It can produce high acid wines and is often used in sparkling wine production.

                                               

Bigolona

Bigolona is a white Italian wine grape variety from the Valpolicella region of northeast Italy where it has been growing since at least the early 19th century. The wine has traditionally been used in the production of late harvest and botrytized ...

                                               

Blatterle

Blatterle is a white Italian wine grape variety from the Alto-Adige of northeast Italy. The grape, which was historically grown around the commune of Bolzano in South Tyrol and the Eisacktal valley, gets its name from the term in the local Tyrole ...

                                               

Bombino bianco

Bombino bianco is a white Italian wine grape variety planted primarily along Italys Adriatic coast line, most notably in Apulia. The vine is prone to high yields and often produces neutral flavor wines. The grape is known under many synonyms thro ...

                                               

Bosco (grape)

Bosco is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown predominantly in the Liguria region of northwest Italy. It is a permitted variety in the Denominazione di origine controllata wine of Cinque Terre where it is often the primary component o ...

                                               

Bronner (grape)

Bronner is a white grape variety used for wine. It was bred in 1975 by Norbert Becker at the viticultural institute in Freiburg, Germany. The variety was initially known under its breeding code FR 250-75, and was later named in honour of Johann P ...

                                               

Brustiano bianco

Brustiano bianco is a white French wine grape variety from the island of Corsica. The grape was thought to be extinct until DNA testing of vines on nearby Sardinia led to the discovery that the Licronaxu bianco and its color mutation grapevine Li ...

                                               

Bukettraube

Bukettraube, also called Bouquet Blanc, Bouquettraube, Sylvaner Musque or Bukettrebe, is a variety of white grape of German origin. Sebastian Englerth is supposed to have created it in Randersacker in the 19th century, although an Alsatian origin ...

                                               

Burger (grape)

Burger is a white wine grape of French origin, today planted primarily in the Central Valley. Its French name is Monbadon. In the early history of Californian wine, Burger was a majority variety but its influence has steadily decreased and now it ...

                                               

Caiño blanco

Caiño blanco is a white Spanish and Portuguese wine grape variety that is grown in northwest Spain and northern Portugal in a stretch of area between Vinho Verde and the Denominacion de Origen of Rias Baixas. The grape is often confused for Albar ...

                                               

Camaralet

Camaralet is a white French wine grape variety that is grown primarily in Southwest France. While historically known for its strong aromatics and flavor profile, the grape has been declining in importance and planting and is now nearly extinct.

                                               

Caprettone

Caprettone is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Campania region of southern Italy where it is a minor blending component in the Denominazione di Origine Controllata wine of Lacryma Christi bianco. Caprettone is also grown in ...

                                               

Cascarolo bianco

Cascarolo bianco is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown primarily in the Piedmont wine region of northwest Italy. The grape has a long history in the region and was noted in 1606 by Giovanni Battista Croce, vineyard owner and officia ...

                                               

Catarratto

Catarratto is a white Italian wine grape planted primarily in Sicily where it is the most widely planted grape. Overproduction of Catarratto was a substantial contributor to the perceived European wine lake problem in the mid 2000s. Catarratto ca ...

                                               

Chasan

Chasan is a white French wine grape variety grown primarily in the Languedoc wine region. According to the Vitis International Variety Catalogue, the variety is a crossing of Listan and Pinot. However, some sources describe the grape as a crossin ...

                                               

Chenin blanc

Chenin blanc is a White wine grape variety from the Loire Valley of France. Its high acidity means it can be used to make everything from sparkling wines to well-balanced dessert wines, although it can produce very bland, neutral wines if the vin ...

                                               

Clairette blanche

Clairette blanche is a white wine grape variety most widely grown in the wine regions of Provence, Rhone and Languedoc in France. At the end of the 1990s, there were 3.000 hectares of Clairette blanche grown in France, although volumes are decrea ...

                                               

Claverie

Claverie is a white French wine grape variety that was once widely planted in the Landes region by Dutch traders who prized the varieties ability to produce wines with high alcohol levels. Today the variety exist in small isolated plantings in So ...

                                               

Cococciola

Cococciola is a white Italian wine grape variety that is one of the few Italian grape varieties to have its number of plantings increase in the late 20th century while measures to combat Europes wine lake and the general decline of viticulture sa ...

                                               

Coda di Pecora

Coda di Pecora is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Campania region of southern Italy, particularly in the province of Caserta. The name Coda di Pecora means "goats tail" in the local dialect and for many years was thought t ...

                                               

Coda di Volpe

Coda di Volpe is a white Italian wine grape variety that has been historically grown in the Campania region around the town of Naples. It is often confused with another white Italian wine grape, Emilia, that share many of the same synonyms as Cod ...

                                               

Colombard

Colombard is a white French wine grape variety that is the offspring of Chenin blanc and Gouais blanc. This makes the grape the sibling of the Armagnac Meslier-Saint-François and the nearly extinct Cognac grape Balzac blanc. In France it was trad ...

                                               

Completer

For other meanings see complete or wiktionary:completer. Completer or Malanstraube is a white Swiss wine grape variety grown primarily in eastern Switzerland around Graubunden. The Completer vine was once domesticated but has now become mostly fe ...

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