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1[mass noun] A variety of wine grape grown in the San Gimignano area of Italy and in Sardinia.
- ‘The vernaccia is produced exclusively in the territory of San Gimignano--the earth is made up of jellow sand and sandy clay.’
- 1.1A dry white wine made from the Vernaccia grape.
- ‘A similar wine from Italy was called vernage, which may be a version of the Italian vernaccia, under which name a wine is still made.’
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