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Line breaks: Müller-Thurgau
Pronunciation: /ˌmʊləˈtʊəɡaʊ, ˌmylɐˈtuːɐɡaʊ/

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Definition of Müller-Thurgau in English:


[mass noun]
1A variety of white grape used for making wine, developed as a cross between the Sylvaner and the Riesling vines.
1.1A wine made from the Müller-Thurgau grape.


named after Hermann Müller (1850–1927), Swiss viniculturist + Thurgau, the name of the Swiss canton where he was born.

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