Translation of phylloxera in Spanish:

phylloxera

filoxera, n.

Pronunciation /fəˈlɑks(ə)rə//fɪˈlɒksərə//ˌfiˌlɑkˈsirə//ˌfɪlɒkˈsɪərə/

noun

  • 1

    filoxera feminine
    • More important was the wine boom in Spain and Italy in the 1880s which took advantage of the phylloxera epidemic in France.
    • They had replanted their land with vines after the phylloxera disaster, until a glut of cheap wine flooded the market, and they could no longer sell their only product.
    • Recession in the 1880s was compounded by phylloxera, which swept aside not only vines but many poorer farmers.
    • While growing succeeded there for decades, a plague of the plant louse phylloxera, followed by Prohibition and then the Depression, set the region back for years.
    • In addition, Chile is excitingly free from phylloxera, the bane of the wine universe, allowing it to produce versatile, forthright wines that are a pure and direct expression of single grape varieties.