December 2, 2023

Vernaccia [vern-nah-chah] is a white wine grape variety primarily cultivated in Italy, notably in Tuscany’s San Gimignano region, where it is used to produce the renowned Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine. The name “Vernaccia” is originated from the Latin word “vernaculus,” meaning native or indigenous, highlighting the grape’s local significance, making it one of Italy’s oldest and most esteemed grape varieties, known for its crisp acidity and delicate floral aromas.

Vernaccia wine guide


Vernaccia wine boasts a crisp, refreshing taste with notes of citrus, green apple, and a subtle almond-like bitterness, culminating in a delightful, dry finish.

Vernaccia wine guide

Food Pairing

Vernaccia wine pairs well with seafood, such as grilled fish and shellfish, as well as with light pasta dishes, salads, and poultry, as its lively acidity complements the flavors while not overpowering the meal.

Vernaccia wine guide