Tinto or Tinta?

Posted on by Kris

Tinta Wine LabelTinto [Teen-toe] on the front of a wine bottle is a Spanish term just meaning red wine. However just to confuse you, Tinta [Teen-ta] means Tempranillo, the main red grape of Spain.

Here are some examples, all of which just mean Tempranillo, but are used within various regions throughout Espana: Tinta del País, Tinta de Toro and Tinta Fino.

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