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Best 60 Wine Inspired Dog Names For Your Cute Puppies

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Dogs are known for being loyal companions, and what could be more fitting than to name a dog after a drink that is also renowned for its loyalty?

There are plenty of wine-inspired dog names to choose from, so whether you’re looking for something unique or just want to pay homage to your favorite varietal, we’ve got you covered.

Here are some of our favorites wine dog names. Cheers!

Male Wine Dog Names

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Names Notes
Merlot Soft, herbal wine; often offered to first-time, red-wine drinkers
Brunello
A rare, costly Tuscan red wine
Chenin
For Chenin Blanc
Sangiovese
After the noble grape of Tuscany
Nebbiolo
An Italian wine, born in the northern mountains
Albarino
Citrus and floral wine from Spain
Albarino
For the Spanish white grape that makes crisp white wines
Vermentino
Bitter Italian wine
Riesling
Light, fresh wine, often smelling of newly picked apples
Semillon
A citrus-driven and herbal wine
Barolo
An Italian red wine that’s highly regarded
Gruner
After the Austrian, veggie-forward Gruner Veltliner
Torrontes
Much like Moscato but more bitter and dry
Sauvignon
For Sauvignon Blanc
Tempranillo
A Spanish red wine
Viognier
A perfume-forward and floral wine
Blanc
For Sauvignon Blanc
Syrah
Bears a flavor of wild fruit and black pepper
Moscato
Also known as Muscat Blanc
Zinfandel
A fruit-forward and spicy red wine
Rhone
After the Rhone Blend
Champ
Short for champagne
Bordeaux
For Bordeaux Blend
Verdejo
For the Spanish wine
Pinot For Pinot Noir
Cabby
After Cabernet Sauvignon
Gris For Pinot Gris
Gamay
For the French wine
Franc
After Cabernet Franc
Malbec
A popular fruit-forward wine in America

Female Wine Dog Names

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Names Notes
Sherry
A wine from southern Spain
Chardonnay
A rich, citrusy wine with buttery tones
Muscadet
For the French wine
Petit
After the American wine Petit Sirah
Nebbi
Like Debbi, short for the great grape of Northern Italy
Malbee
From Argentina; boasts coffee and chocolate flavors
Shiraz
Another name for Syrah
Frascati
For the Italian, fruity white wine
Roussane
A white wine grape of the northern Rhone Valley
Constantia
Sweet wine from South Africa
Meritage
Another name for Bordeaux Blend
Noir For Pinot Noir
Retsina
For the Greek white wine
Rosé
For the increasingly popular pink wine
Garnacha
Another name for Grenache
Sparkling
For those lovely, bubbling, sparkling wine
Madeira
A wine named for the island where its grapes grow
Cava
Spanish sparkling wine
Auslese
A German white wine
Grigio For Pinot Grigio
Carignan
A savory, herbal wine
Rioja
The most famous Spanish wine on the U.S. wine market
Burgundy
For the best wine money can buy
Soave
A bitter wine, made with the Garganega grape
Blush
An American term for Rosé
Ali
After Aligoté, the white wine grape grown in Burgundy
Monastrell
Also known as Mourvedre
Carmenere
Wine from Chile; similar to Merlot
Pinotage
South African wine with smokey notes
Claret
British terms for red Bordeaux wine

We hope you’ve enjoyed our list of wine inspired dog names. And don’t forget to check out our alcohol dog names for more naming inspiration (or just plain old laughs). Until next time, cheers!

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