[bahr-bair-uh; Italian bahr-be-rah]


a red wine grape grown primarily in the Piedmont region of Italy and the Central Valley of California.
a dry red wine produced from this grape. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for barbera

Contemporary Examples of barbera

  • Of all the red wines from Italy, Thanksgiving begs for a Barbera from Piedmont.

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    The Best Thanksgiving Wines

    Sophie Menin

    November 19, 2010

Historical Examples of barbera

  • To mitigate, even though slightly, the embarrassment I summoned the waiter and ordered another bottle of the Barbera.

British Dictionary definitions for barbera



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