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Dictionary of French grape variety names

Dictionary of French grape variety names

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  • Publisher: CNRS
  • French language
  • Publication date: 08/2014
  • Dimensions: 10 x 17 cm
  • Number of pages: 420
  • Weight: 254g
  • Format: soft cover
  • ISBN: 9782271078940


Cabernet, muscadet, riesling, sauvignon, tokay, gamay, aligoté... These wine names are also, and first of all, names of grape varieties, white and red. This dictionary will help you discover all the varieties, from the most prestigious to the most humble, to the great pleasure of wine lovers and language lovers. Each term is the subject of a detailed notice, attentive to the history and etymology, illustrated with quotations taken from the best sources.
A learned and smiling nomenclature to go through the glass in hand.

The author:

Pierre Rézeau , linguist, lexicographer, honorary research director at CN RS has, among other things, co-edited a Dictionary of Onomatopoeia (PUF, 2005).

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