PRONUNCIATION: Italian Grape Varieties F – N

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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.

Falanghina
(fallon · ghee · na)
white

Famoso
(faam · oh · soh)
white

Fiano
(fee · an-no)
white

Frappato
(fra · paa-toe)
red

Garganega
(gar · ga-nay · ga)
white

Grecanico
(grek · a-nee · koe)
white

Grechetto
(gre-ket · toe)
white

Greco di Tufo
(grek · oh // dee // too · foe)
white

Grillo
(greel · l-oh)
white

Inzolia
(in · sole-lee · a)
white

Lagrein
(la · grine)
red

Lambrusco
(lam · broos · koh)
sparkling red

Malvasia
(mal · va · zee · a)
a family of 10 white & 7 red varieties

Molinara
(mole · ee · nar-ra)
red

Montepulciano
(mon · tay · pool · chee · an · oh)
red

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
(mon · tay · pool · chee · an · oh // da · broots · zo)
red

Nebbiolo
(ne · bee · oh · l-oh)
red

Negro Amaro
(neigh · gro // am · aa · ro)
red

Nerello Cappuccio
(nair · el · lo // cap · poo · choe)
red/white

Nerello Mascalese
(nair · el · lo // mas · ca · lay · zay)
red

Nero d’Avola
(nair · o // da · vo · la)
red