PRONUNCIATION: Italian Grape Varieties A – D

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PLEASE NOTE: The phonetic spelling is written for an American English speaker. The emphasized syllable in each word has been underlined. I purposely did not use traditional phonetic spellings because most people do not know these.

Aglianico
(al · yee · an · ee · k-oh)
red

Barbera
(bar · bare · a)
red

Biancolella
(bee · yaan-co · lei-la)
white

Bonarda
(boe · naar-da)
red

Bovale
(bo · vaal-lay)
red

Cannonau
(cannon · ow)
red

Carricante
(car-ree · kaan · tay)
white

Catarratto
(caat-ar · raat · toe)
white

Centesimino
(chen · tase · eemee · no)
red

Ciliegolo
(chilie · edge · olo)
red

Colorino
(col · lore · eeno)
red

Cortese
(core · tase · ay)
white

Corvina
(core · veen · a)
red

Croatina
(croe · a · teen · na)
red

Dolcetto
(dole · chet · toe)
red

Durello
(door · el-loe)
white