[ gruh-nahsh ]
/ grəˈnɑʃ /
a variety of grape used in winemaking, especially for table wines in the Rhône Valley of France and for a type of rosé in California.
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Origin of Grenache
<French grenache<Catalan garnatxa, granatxa,Medieval Catalan vernatxa<Italian vernaccia, after Vernazza, a commune of the Cinque Terre, a wine-growing region of Liguria
Words nearby Grenache
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Maison Bleue (John Meuret, winemaker) in Snipes Mountain--especially “Uplands Vineyard” Grenache.Taste Off: Super Bowl State Wines From Colorado and Washington|Jordan Salcito|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For, first there was served to each guest, on being seated, a quarter of a pint of grenache.Robert Annys: Poor Priest|Annie Nathan Meyer
British Dictionary definitions for Grenache
/ (ɡrɪˈnɑːʃ) /
noun (sometimes not capital)
a black grape originally grown in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France and now in other wine-producing areas
any of various red wines made from this grape
Word Origin for Grenache
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