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Synonym for the grape variety Barbera; look there.

The red grape variety comes from Italy, The name may derive from "Berberis", an alcoholic beverage from barberry berries with similar sour taste. Synonyms are Barbera Amaro, Barbera a Peduncolo Rosso, Barbera a Peduncolo Verde, Barbera a Raspo Rosso, Barbera a Raspo Verde, Barbera Amaro, Barbera Black, Barbera Crna, Barbera d 'Asti, Barbera di Piemonte, Barbera Dolce, Barbera Fina, Barbera Forte Barbera Grossa Barbera Mercantile Barbera Nera Barbera Nera Caule Rosso Barbera Nera Caule Verde Barbera Noir Barbera Noire Barbera Nostrana Barbera Rotonda Barbera Barberone Blue Barbera Gaietto, Nigruz, Lombardesca, Sciaa and Ughetta. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Barbera del Sannio. Barbera Sarda (possibly related), Barberùn. mammolo. Neretto Duro (Barbera Rotonda), Perricone or Vespolina (Ughetta).

Barbera - grape and leaf

There are a few legends about the origin of the certainly very old variety. Supposedly it was already in the 7th century by the Lombards in the Piedmont introduced. In a document of the municipality Casale Monferrato in 1255 a variety "bonis vitibus barbexinis" is mentioned. This is not, as often suspected, the Barbera, but probably...

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