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Hi, I was wondering how to say "beautiful bouquet" in Italian,referring to wine. From my research, I'm pretty sure bouquet is the same in Italian, when referring to wine, as opposed to "mazzo" But I was wondering what word to use for beautiful. I've heard "Bel" "bello" and "bellisimo" but don't know which is most appropriate. Thank you so much in advance! I'm on a time limit,so even though I have no right to ask this, I was hoping to get an answer ASAP. Anyway, have a great day!

Hi Rae,

Thanks for your message. Yes, you are absolutely right - although 'mazzo' is bouquet in Italian, this is only in the sense of flowers. When talking about wine, you actually use the same word as English - bouquet. As bouquet is masculine, you can use 'bel' or 'bello' with it. Therefore, the correct translaton would be 'bel bouquet' or 'bouquet bello'

Hope this helps,
Kind regards,

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Although not my mother tongue, I have spoken Italian fluently for more than 12 years so I am very confident to answer any questions about the Italian language. I am also competent in Roman Dialect if there are any questions relating to this.


MA Applied Linguistics First Class Honours in Modern Language Studies (Linguistics, Italian, Spanish) Received the top grade in the whole of UK for GCSE Italian, receiving a letter of congratulations from the Italian Consulate Completed my two-year A Level in 1 year with a grade A country. Carried out many translation jobs for a wide range of clients and topics including self-help, literature and exam papers. For personal reference, I have also translated Federico Moccia's Tre Metri Sopra Il Cielo and 2 of Francesco Totti's book.

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