vinifera grape

Definitions of vinifera grape
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n common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes

Synonyms:
Vitis vinifera, common grape vine, vinifera
Types:
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Chardonnay, chardonnay grape
white wine grape
Pinot, Pinot grape
any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for Burgundies and champagnes
Sauvignon grape
small blue-black grape of Medoc region of France highly prized in winemaking
Cabernet Sauvignon grape
superior red wine grapes grown especially in the Bordeaux region of France and northern California
Sauvignon blanc
white wine grape grown in California
Merlot
black wine grape originally from the region of Bordeaux
Muscadet
white grape grown especially in the valley the Loire in France
Riesling
white grape grown in Europe and California
Zinfandel
small black grape grown chiefly in California; transplanted from Europe
Chenin blanc
white grape grown especially in California and the lower Loire valley of France
malvasia
used to make malmsey wine
muscat, muskat
any of several cultivated grapevines that produce sweet white grapes
Verdicchio
a variety of white wine grape grown in Italy
Pinot noir
red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France
Pinot blanc
white wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Chablis, France
Type of:
grape, grape vine, grapevine
any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries

n grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe

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emperor
red table grape of California
muscat, muscat grape, muscatel
sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine
ribier
dark reddish-purple table grape of California
sultana
pale yellow seedless grape used for raisins and wine
Tokay
variety of wine grape originally grown in Hungary; the prototype of vinifera grapes
Thompson Seedless
seedless green table grape of California
flame tokay
purplish-red table grape
Type of:
grape
any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters

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