Agiorgitiko   (ah-yor-YEE-ti-ko) - A Greek grape grown mainly in the Peloponnese, this grape is used to produce fruit-filled reds.
  Aglianico   (Ahl-YAH-nee-koh) - An Italian grape primarily grown in the regions of Basilicata and Campania, but may also be found in Australia, Canada and the United States. This is typically a thick-skinned variety with high natural acidity that is well suited to southern Italy's Mediterranean climate. The grape needs long, sunny summer days to ripen their flavors and strong tannin.
  Barbara   (Bar-BEAR-ah) - An Italian grape from the Piedmont area, known for it depth of color, low tannins and low acidity.
  Brachetto   (Bra-CHET-toh) - An Italian grape that produces a light bodied wine, aromatic wine, that is typically low in alcohol. Used to produce Brachetto d'Acqui from Piedmont which is almost always produced fizzy (frizzante) or sparkling (spumante).
  Blaufrankisch   (Blow-FRAHN-keesh) - A German grape that is grown throughout central Europe as well as Washington State and the Finger Lakes region of New York.  This grape produces wine that is rich in tannin with a spicy character. Also known as Lemberger in Germany.
  Cabernet Franc   (Cab-er-nay-FRAWNC) - Grown throughout the world, this grape is used to produce the varietal wine, but is also largely used in blends with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to produce Bordeaux style wines.
  Cabernet Sauvignon   (Cah-bare-nay so-veen-yawn) - One of the most widely known grapes is grown throughout the world. Used in Bordeaux blends with Cabernet Franc and Merlot, but also an outstanding varietal. Originally developed by crossing Cabernet Franc with Sauvignon Blanc.
  Canaiolo   (Cana-I-olo) - A Tuscan grape that originally was the main grape used in Chianti, but now is used in blending with Sangiovese based wines.
  Carignan   (Kah-ree-NYAHN) - A Spanish/French grape planted around the world. Though originally used for much of California's jug wine, today it produces varietal wines that are high in tannins and acid.
  Carmenere   (Car-men-YARE) - A member of the Cabernet family, this grape was originally widely planted in France but is now highly successful in Chile and finding its way into Italy, New Zealand and the US (California and Washington).
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