Entertainment / Literature / Alba: (Provencal 'dawn') A medieval lyric or morning serenade about the coming of dawn. The alba's refrain typically ends with the word 'dawn.' The theme can be religioius, but more frequently the theme focuses on two lovers parting with the coming of day. Cf. The more common term used in English, the closely related aubade.


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Albariño: Has synonym name Alvarinho where grown in Portugal. White-wine producing variety, used to create a serious varietal wine with pleasant citrus fruit aroma, widely grown in regions of N.W. Spain and als MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Albarola: White-wine producing variety grown on the cliff coastline of Liguria, N.W Italy. Has at least 10 synonym names including Calcatella and Temosci. Used to make a dry blend called 'Cinque Terre', (also t MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Albania: Vigorous, productive V. Aestivalis hybrid female pollinate variety created by T.V. Munson reported to be a complex Post Oak/ Norton /Herbemont cross variety. Has a very late season (reported as early MORE