Grenache

[ gruh-nahsh ]
/ grəˈnɑʃ /

noun

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.

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
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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

French
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