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You want to learn about wine from the wine grapes you love to the wine grapes you have never heard about. These are the wine varietals found around the world in vineyards big and small. If you love Barolo where does the grape come from? You enjoy Shiraz, what goes well with it?

 At Buywine.com we aim to help you connect with the grapes that you love and the wine that you have yet to discover. Wine is about social interaction and knowledge as well as fun and discovery.

Ready your taste buds for a journey into stimulating flavors and palate-pleasing wine and food pairings. Get ready to sample varietals in your mind's eye and take the wine adventure of your dreams. 

The "Varietals/Wines" section is a place where knowledgeable wine people can sharpen their skills, or the novice can "dive-in" and begin educating themselves on the many different varietals around the world. Our explanation and pronunciation make it easy to comprehend, and you will find informative facts and tips in this section.

The" Varietals/Wines" section describes what type of Wine it is, where it's from, and what food it best pairs with. You will definitely increase your knowledge of varietals, and find it easy to learn while having fun.

These pages are an excellent source of knowledge for anyone starting their wine education or for the well-rounded astute wine aficionado that would like to sharpen their wealth of knowledge.

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  • Aglianico (Ahl-yan'-ee-co)

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    Red | Italy

    What is the Aglianico wine grape and what food do you pair it with?  Pairing options: options: such as Pheasant, Wild

  • Alicante Bouschet (Al-uh-con'tay Boo-shay')

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    Red | France

    What is the Alicante Bouschet wine grape and what food do you pair it with? Pairing options: Ratatouille, Dry Jack cheese, Gouda, Jarlsberg, Braised Chicke

  • Aleatico (Ahl-yah'-tee-co)

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    Red | Italy

    What is the Aleatico wine grape and what food do you pair it with?  Pairing options: Smoked Bacon Wrapped Sausage, Beef

  • Barbaresco (Bar-ba-ress'-co)

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    Red | Italy

    What is the Barbaresco wine grape and what food do you pair it with?  Pairing options: Stewed Beef, Fontina cheese, Duck Confit,

  • Brachetto (Bra-ket'-to)

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    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Antipasto, Tart Green Apples, Goat Cheese, Muenster Cheese, Fried Chicken, Poached White Fish, Garlic, Fettucine, p

  • Blaufr√§nkisch (Blau-frenk'-ish)

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    Red | Germany

    What is the Blaufränkisch wine grape and what food do you pair it with?    Pairing options: 

  • Cabernet Franc (Cab'-air-nay Fronc)

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    Red | France

    What is the Cabernet Franc wine grape and what food do you pair it with?  Pairing options: Lean cuts of Beef, Cabbage, Charcu

  • Cabernet Pfeffer (Cab'-er-nay Fef-fur')

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    Red | United States of America

    Pairing options : Steak Tartare, Red Sauce Pastas, Meatloaf, Swordfish w/ Harissa

  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Cab'-er-nay Sow'-vin-yaw(n) )

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    Red | France

    What is the Cabernet Sauvignon wine grape and what food do you pair it with?  Pairing options: Aged Blue Cheeses like Cam

  • Canaiolo (Kah'-nay-Yo'-loh)

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    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Grilled Beef, Braised Lamb, Osso Buco, Risotto with shaved Parmesan, Mushrooms, Wild Turkey, Venison

  • Catarratto (Ca-ta-rat'-toe)

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    White | Italy

    Pairing options : Spicy Asian Cuisine such as Thai or Vietnamese, Lightly Pan Seared Chicken Thigh or Breast, Guacamol

  • Carignane (Cah'-reen-nyahn)

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    Red | France

    Pairing options : Charcuterie, Eggplant Parmesan, Chicken Kabobs, Meatloaf, Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Stuffed Bell Pepper, Grilled H

  • Carmenere (Car-meuh-nair')

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    Red | France

    Pairing options : Aged Blue Cheeses like Beemster, Gouda, Jack, Comte, Slow Rotiserrie Chicken, Filet Mignon, Wild Goose, Partridge,

  • Chablis (Shab-lee')

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    White | France

    Pairing options : Goat Cheese, Clams, Roasted Chicken, Avocado, Light Butter Sauces,Dover Sole (White Fish) Halibut, Mussels, Oysters, Seafood Risotto,

  • Champagne (Sham-payn)

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    White | France

    Pairing options : Apricots, Spicy Asian Cuisine, Bacon, Deviled Eggs, Fried Calamari, Caviar (with a Blanc de Blanc non-oak aged), Cod, Gruyere, Brie

  • Cava (Kah'-va)

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    White | Spain

    Pairing options : Dim Sum, Light flakey desserts, quiche, figs, Fried fish, gingered ham, sashimi, Salmon, Tapas, Broth based soups

  • Charbono (Shar'-bo-no)

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    Red | France

    Pairing options : Dry Jack Cheese, Pecorino cheese, Rotiserrie Chicken, Braised Duck, Grilled Fish, Honeyed Ham, Pork chop

  • Chardonnay (Shar'don-nay)

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    White | France

    Pairing options : Almonds, Bacon, Butter sauce, Lobster, Crab, Catfish, Baked Chicken, Grilled Fish, Polenta, Truffle Risotto, Roasted Salmon, Butte

  • Chasselas (Shass'-la)

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    White | Switzerland

    Pairing options : Dried Apricots, Asian Cuisine, Grilled Chicken, Corn, Hazelnuts, Dried Peaches, Braised Pork with Pineappl

  • Chianti (Key-ahn'-tee)

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    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Baked Pasta with tomato sauce such as Lasagna, Braised beef, Mozarella cheese, provolone, pecorino, Parmesan, Roasted Chicken, Grille