Definition of Vernaccia in English:

Vernaccia

noun

  • 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. 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.’

Origin

Italian.

Pronunciation:

Vernaccia

/vəˈnatʃə/