To fully enjoy your Italian wine-drinking experience, practice with the following pronunciation guide — the syllable in all CAPS is the one to accent. Soon, you'll be speaking Italian like a true wine lover.

  • Amarone: ah mah RO nae

  • Brunello di Montalcino: brew NEL lo dee mahn tahl CHEE no

  • Chianti Classico: key AHN tee CLAHS see co

  • Dolcetto: dohl CHET toh

  • Morellino di Scansano: moh-ray-LEE-no • dee • scahn-ZAH-no

  • Prosecco: pro-SAY-ko

  • Montepulciano: mon tae pull chee AH noh

  • Moscato d'Asti: mo SCAH toh DAHS tee

  • Pinot Grigio: pee noh GREE joe

  • Rosso Cònero: ROHS so COH neh ro

  • Vernaccia di San Gimignanovair-NAH-chah • dee • san • jim-min-YAH-no

  • Soave: so AH vae

  • Taurasi: touw RAH see

  • Vermentino: vair-men-TEE-noh

  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano: VEE no NO bee lae dee mahn tae pool chee AH no

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