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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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  • 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

  • Arneis (Ar-nayss')

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    White | Italy

    What is the  Arneis wine grape and what food do you pair it with?  Pairing options: Garlic Risotto, Yellow and

  • Assyrtiko (Ahs'-sir-teeko)

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    White | Greece

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

  • 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,

  • Beaujolais (Bo'-zho-lay)

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    Red | France

    What is the Beaujolais wine grape and what food do you pair it with?    Pairing options: Stewed Beef, Bacon, Charcute

  • Blaufränkisch (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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chelois (Shel'- Wah)

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    Red | France

    Pairing options : Lean Beef, Braised Chicken, Roasted Duck, Eggplant, Lamb, Mushroom Risotto, Grilled Salmon, Pesto, Jambalay

  • Chenin Blanc (Shay'-nan Blawn)

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    White | France

    Pairing options : Sauteed Chicken, Grilled Fish, Polenta, Wild Mushroom Risotto, Seered Salmon, Butternut Squash, Tu

  • Cortese (Cor-tay'-zay)

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    White | Italy

    Pairing options : Cheeses such as Pecorino, Stuffed Escargot in Burre on Grilled Flatbread, Caviar, Apricots, Spicy Indian

  • Cinsaut / Cinsault (San'-so)

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    Red | France

    Pairing options : Bacon, Barbecued Beef, Hamburgers, Chili, Empanadas, Fajitas, Tandoori Lamb, Braised Lamb, Mushrooms

  • Counoise (Coon-wahz)

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    Red | France

    Pairing options : Braised Rabbit, Aged Hard Cheeses such as Gouda, Parmesan, Pecorino, Barbecued Chicken, Chili, Peking Duc

  • Gewürztraminer (Geh-verts'-tra-min-er)

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    White | France

    Pairing options : Asian Spicy Food, Clams, Clove, Curries, Duck, Foie Gras, Ham, Indian Food, Lobster, Roasted Pork, Pasta, Sausage, Salmon, Thai

  • Folle Blanche (Fall Blawnsh)

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    White | France

    Pairing options : Chicken Salad, Chives, Baked Halibut, Mushrooms, Rabbit, Scallops, Shrimp & Prawns, Thai Cuisine, Roasted

  • Grenache (Gren-nash')

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    Red | France

    Pairing options : Beef, Braised Lamb, Grilled Pork, Eggplant, Foie Gras, Hamburger, Pasta, Shellfish,smoked meats, turkey,