Business / Human Resources (HR) / Grapevine: An informal communication channel used to transmit information or rumors from one person to another.

Other Words for Grapevine

Grapevine Noun Synonyms: rumour-mill, jungle telegraph, grapevine telegraph, rumour, gossip


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Rubiana: New grapevine released in 2003. Formerly briefly known as 'Abundance' and currently (7/2004) has name challenge again. Has synonym name GR 7 (ie. 'Geneva Red #7'). Derived from a Buffalo x Baco Noir c MORE

Petite Sirah

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Petite Sirah: Historically has been something of a 'mystery' vine. When first imported into California this variety somehow acquired the subject name possibly as a result of a labeling error confusing it with Petit MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Nuragus: Indigenous grapevine variety grown in S.W. Sardinia. Has several synonym names including Abbondosa and Axina. Used mainly as a dry varietal wine suitable for seafood dish accompaniment. MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Scheurebe: Has synonym name Alzey S. 88. In Austria it is known as Samling 88. Grape variety developed in 1916 at the Alzey Research Institute, Germany, now (2002) determined by DNA analysis to be a cross betwee MORE

Schiava Gentile

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Schiava Gentile: Reported as a variant of the Schiava Grossa variety this grapevine has several synonym names including Frankenthal. Widely grown in Europe and the Americas. Used for making a red wine in N. Italy. No MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Traminer: Recently (2002) determined to be a possible cross developed from wild grape varieties. Is closely related to the V.silvestris Gmelin grapevine. Still grown in France, where it is better known as Savag MORE