The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

22.936 Keywords • 48.193 Synonyms • 5.304 Translations • 28.243 Pronunciations

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Italian term for a special bottle shape in Italian Piedmont that according to the city Alba (Province of Cuneo) is named. It resembles one Burgundy bottle, but has a longer neck and wider shoulders. The color is mostly brown. The Albeisa bottle was introduced as a local trademark at the beginning of the 18th century. In 1973 an Albeisa producer association was founded for the purpose of revival. The Albeisa bottle is used in Piedmont for various DOC / DOCG wines, at Barolo and Barbaresco this is mandatory in the regulations. See also under bottles and wine vessels,

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary


Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.