Synonym Update

“Burgunder” Wine Grapes, part II

"Burgunder" Wine Grapes, part II In an earlier blog post, "Unfolding the 'Burgunder' Wine Grapes (part I)", the use of "Burgunder" as name or parts of name for wine grapes in the German speaking countries was covered. Now is the time to take a look at how it used in other countries. The research [...]

A Grape Called “Bordeaux”?

A Grape Called "Bordeaux"? Bordeaux has an iconic place in the World of Wine. But have you ever met a grape that was called "Bordeaux" or had "Bordeaux" as part of its name? A search in our database yielded no less than eight: Blanc de Bordeaux as a synonym for Palomino Fino Bordeaux as [...]

Unfolding the “Burgunder” Wine Grapes

Unfolding the "Burgunder" Wine Grapes In German speaking countries – Germany, Austria, and eastern part of Switzerland – you find a lot of wines called something with “Burgunder”. Working with the 200+ Wine Grapes app content, this name appeared numerous times. A scan of the database gave no less than 98 (!) hits, involving [...]