- a grape grown especially in the Beaujolais region of France and in N California.
- the dry red wine made from this grape.
Origin of Gamay
< French gamay, gamet, after Gamay, a village in St.-Aubin commune (Côte-d'Or), France
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Examples from the Web for gamay
Wines labeled Bugey-Cérdon are made from the Gamay grape, often blended with a bit of Poulsard.The Drink All You Want Holiday Wine
December 21, 2013
Gamay ra ang nahabilin sa swildu kay nakautang-utang ku, I have little left from my salary because I incurred so many small debts.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
John U. Wolff
When the Gamay is not red enough, we put it into some Otellot; that's as black as your hat, and colours the rest up beautifully.Burgundy: The Splendid Duchy