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

A
Accessible
Acid, acidity
Aftertaste
Albariño
Alcohol
Aleatico
Alicante Bouschet
Aligoté
Almond
Alsace
Alto Adige
Amarone
Amontillado
Anise
Appellation Contrôlée
Apple
Apple-skin
Apricot
Astringent
Attack
Auslese
Austere

B
Backbone
Balanced
Banana
Bandol
Banyuls
Barbaresco
Barbera
Bardolino
Barnyard
Barolo
Barsac
Beaujolais
Beaujolais-like
Beaumes-de-Venise
Beaune
Beerenauslese
Bereich
Big
Bitter
Black cherry
Black coffee
Black fruit
Black pepper
Blackberry
Blackcurrant
Blueberry
Body
Bordeaux
Botrytis
Botrytis
Bouquet, bottle bouquet
Bourgogne
Boxwood
Bramble fruit
Brass
Brett, brettanomyces
Bright
Brilliant
Brooding
Brown sugar
Brunello di Montalcino
Brut
Burnt match
Butter, buttery

C
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Cahors
Candied, candied fruit
Cantaloupe
Caramel
Carbonic maceration
Carignan
Cassis
Cat spray
Caudalie
Cava
Cedar
Chablis
Chambourcin
Champagne
Chancellor
Charbono
Chardonnay
Chasselas
Chateau
Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Cheesy
Chelois
Chenin Blanc
Cherry-berry
Chestnut
Chewy, chunky
Chianti
Chile pepper
Chocolate, dark-chocolate
Cigar box
Cinsaut
Citric
Claret
Classico
Clean
Cloaked
Clos
Closed
Cloves
Cloying
Coconut
Collioure
Complex
Concord
Consistent
Corbières
Corked, corky
Cornas
Cosecha
Côte Rôtie
Coteaux du Languedoc
Côtes-du-Rhône
Côtes-du-Ventoux
Cotton candy
Country-style, country wine
Creamy
Crianza
Crisp
Cru Classé
Cuvée

D
Dark
Dates
Delicate
Denominación de Origen
Denominazione di Origine Controllata
Diesel
Dill
Dirty socks
Dolcetto
Domaine
Dominant
Dry
Dumb

E
Earthy
Edelfäule
Einzellage
Eiswein
Elusive
Erzeugerabfüllung
Eucalyptus
Evolution

F
Faugères
Fendant
Figs
Finish
Fino
Flat, fat, flabby
Floral, Flowery
Forest floor
Forward
Foxy
Fragile
Fragrant
French Colombard
Fresh
Frizzante
Fruit bomb
Fruit, fruity
Full, full-bodied
Fumé Blanc
Funky
Furmint

G
Gamay
Gamey
Garnacha
Garnet
Garrigues
Gattinara
Geriatric
Gewürztraminer
Gold
Grand Cru, Grand Cru Classé
Grapefruit
Grapey
Grassy
Graves
Green
Green olive
Green peas
Green peppers
Grenache
Grip
Grosslage
Gruner Veltliner
Gulpable

H
Halbtrocken
Haut-Médoc
Hay
Hazelnut
Hazy
Heady
Herbal, herbaceous
Hermitage
Hollow, empty
Honey
Hot
Hulking

I
In-Your-Face
Inky

J
Jammy
Juicy
Jurançon

K
Kabinett

L
Languedoc
Lavender
Lead pencil
Leafy
Lean
Leather
Lemon, lemony, lemon-squirt, lemon-lime
Length
Light, light-bodied, lightweight
Linden
Lingering, long
Litchee
Loire
Luscious

M
Mâcon
Madeira
Maderized
Madiran
Malbec
Malolactic
Malvasia
Manzanilla
Marechal Foch
Margaux
Marsanne
Mataro
Mavrodaphne
Meaty
Medicinal
Medium, medium-bodied
Médoc
Melon, muskmelon, musky melon
Merde
Merlot
Middle, mid-palate
Mineral
Minervois
Mint
Mise en bouteille
Mixed-berry
Mosel, Moselle
Mourvèdre
Mouth-filling
Muscadet
Muscat
Mushrooms
Musty
Muted
Müller-Thurgau

N
Nebbiolo
Nose
Nouveau
Nutmeg
Nutty, nutlike

O
Oak, oaky
Olive, ripe olive, black olive
Oloroso
Opaque
Optima
Orange, orange-peel, tangerine
Oregano
Organic
Orvieto
Outrageous
Over the hill
Oxidized

P
Pale
Palpable
Passito
Pauillac
Peach
Pear
Pecans
Penedès
Peppery
Perequita
Perfumed
Persists, persistent
Pétillant
Petit Verdot
Petite Sirah
Petrol
Phylloxera
Piemonte
Piercing
Pine
Pineapple
Pinot Blanc
Pinot Grigio
Pinot Gris
Pinot Meunier
Pinot Noir
Pinotage
Pinpoint
Plum, plummy
Plump
Pomerol
Pouilly-Fuissé
Pouilly-Fumé
Prickly
Priorato
Provence
Prunes
Pungent

Q
QPR
Quaffer, quaffing wine
Qualitätswein mit Prädikat

R
Racy
Raisins
Rancio
Raspberry
Recioto
Red fruit
Reserva
Residual sugar
Rheingau
Rhône
Ribera del Duero
Riesling
Rioja
Ripasso
Ripe
Riserva
Rising bread dough
Robe
Robust
Rosé
Rosso di Montalcino
Rough
Roussanne
Rubber band
Ruby

S
Saint-Chinian
Saint-Emilion
Saint-Estephe
Sancerre
Sandalwood
Sangiovese
Sauternes
Sauvignon Blanc
Savennières
Scheurebe
Sémillon
Seyval Blanc
Shiraz
Short
Smoky
Smooth
Soft
Sommelier
Sour
Spaghetti wine
Spanna
Spearmint
Spicy
Spumante
Spätlese
Stalky, stemmy
Steely
Stone fruit
Stony
Straw
Strawberry
Structure
Subtle
Sylvaner
Syrah

T
Tannic, tannins
Tar, tarry
Tarragon
Tart
Technicolor
Tempranillo
Terroir
Terroir
Thin
Threshold
Tinto
Toast, toasty
Tobacco, tobacco-leaf
Tocai Friulano
Tokay
Torrontés
Trebbiano
Tree bark
Trentino-Alto Adige
Trocken
Trockenbeerenauslese
Tropical fruit
Truffles
Tuscany

U
Ullage
Undifferentiated

V
Valpolicella
Valtellina
Vanilla
Varietal
Varietal
Vegetal
Velvet, velvety
Vendange
Vendimia
Veneto
Veraison
Verdicchio
Vernaccia di San Gimignano
Vidal Blanc
Vignoles
Villard Blanc
Vin de Pays
Vin Gris
Vinegary, volatile acidity
Vinho Verde
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
Vinous
Vintage
Viognier
Violets
Vitis Vinifera
Vouvray

W
Walnuts
Warm, warming
Watery
Weedy
Wein
White Riesling
White Zinfandel
Wildflowers
Witch hazel
Woody

Y
Yeasty
Youthful

Z
Zinfandel
Zingy