- a white wine, from dry to sweet, from Umbria, Italy.
Origin of Orvieto
Related Words for orvietoGewurztraminer, Liebfraumilch, Moselle, Orvieto, Rhine, Riesling, chablis, chardonnay
Examples from the Web for orvieto
Historical Examples of orvieto
In addition to these poems I have many letters which she wrote from Orvieto and Viterbo.Italy, the Magic Land
The boy was afterward sent to a villa somewhere near Orvieto.'Gerald Fitzgerald
Charles James Lever
The singer he mentions is Erminia Frezzolini, born at Orvieto in 1818.The Merry-Go-Round
Carl Van Vechten
But the people of Orvieto had been dumping offal here for centuries.
So, though it will shorten my life even more, I must leave Orvieto.
- a market town in central Italy, in Umbria: Etruscan remains. Pop: 20 705 (2001)Latin name: Urbs Vetus (ˈʊəbz ˈviːtəs)
- a light white wine from this region