Italian Indigenous Grapes Starting With the Letter “B”

Today’s post is about Italian indigenous grapes that start with the letter “B”. I wrote many of them over 10 years ago and it’s been fun to read through what I wrote. While much remains the same, some things have changed, and some people I mention are no longer with us. 10 years is a long and a short time. I enjoyed repurposing these posts and I hope there is some pleasure in reading them for others as well.

Italian Indigenous grape varieties that start with the letter B.

Barbera, Piedmont’s second most important grape, is the subject of this post, click here.

In this post I mention a number of grapes including Bervedino Bianco from Emilia Romagna, Bianco d’Alessano from Puglia, and Bianchetta Trevigiana from the Veneto. Check out the post here.

Biancone, a minor grape from Central Italy – Le Marche/Tuscany – is the headliner in this post even if it is a minor grape, read more here.

In this post I write about Bombino Bianco from Puglia and Bombino Nero from Basilicata, two regions I love to visit, read more about the grapes here.

Bonamico is a grape from Tuscany that grows around the town of Pisa, read more here.

Bonarda from Piedmont is the subject of this post and how it is often wrongly identified, read more here..

This post is about a grape called Bonda from the Valle d’Aosta, click here.

Boschera Bianco is a grape from the Veneto I mention in this post.

Bosco Bianco, a grape from Liguria, used in their white wines is the subject on this post.

In this post, I write about two grapes that hail from Sardinia, Bovale Sardo and Bovale Grande, please read here..

Here is a post about a red grape from Tuscany called Bracciola Nera, click here.

Brachetto Nero is the grape behind the Brachetto d’Acqui wines I love to drink, It hails from Piedmont and I wrote about it here.

Bussanello Bianco is the next grape that I wrote about when I began this series. I mentioned in that post that white blends from Italy have a hard time in our market. This post is from 11 years ago and I am happy to say that in the intervening years, Italian whites and white blends generally are doing better. Read here.

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