Definition of grenache
: a widely cultivated sweet red grape used especially in wine making; also : a varietal wine made from this grape
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Origin and Etymology of grenache
French, from Catalan garnatxa, granatxa, type of grape, from Italian vernaccia, from Vernaccia, Vernazza, village in Liguria, Italy
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