Glossary of Wine Terms
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|Gruener Veltliner||A white grape popular in Austria that makes lean, fruity, racy wines.|
|Grenache||A hearty, productive red grape popular in southern France as well as in Spain, where it is called Garnacha.|
|Green||A term used to describe underripe, vegetal flavors in a wine.|
French for 'great growth;' the very best vineyards.
|Gran Reserva||A Spanish term used for wines that are aged in wood and bottles for at least five years prior to release.|
|Graft||A vineyard technique in which the bud-producing part of a grapevine is attached to an existing root.|
|Gewuerztraminer||A sweet and spicy white grape popular in eastern France, Germany, Austria, northern Italy, and California.|
|Gamay||A red grape exceedingly popular in the Beaujolais region of France.|