Grape Varieties



The Grenache Trio: Grenache Blanc, Grenache Noir and Grenache Gris The Grenache Trio: Grenache Blanc, Grenache Noir and Grenache Gris The Grenache Trio: Grenache Blanc, Grenache Noir and Grenache Gris The Grenache Trio: Grenache Blanc, Grenache Noir and Grenache Gris


Predominantly blending grapes, White Grenache, Black Grenache and Grey Grenache grapes produce quality single varietals as well that pair...

Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety


Of all the varietal wines produced in Argentina, Torrontés is remarkable in that it is a truly native Argentine grape variety. The grape is...

How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine


It may then come as a surprise to many to learn that Malbec is actually a French grape variety, brought over in the 1800s after The Great...

Introduction to the Red and White Noble Grapes Introduction to the Red and White Noble Grapes Introduction to the Red and White Noble Grapes Introduction to the Red and White Noble Grapes


Noble Grapes used to be considered the backbone of wine making industry, the essential varietals for producing the best quality wines....

The Anatomy of the Grapevine Explained The Anatomy of the Grapevine Explained The Anatomy of the Grapevine Explained The Anatomy of the Grapevine Explained


The anatomy of a grape is complex, made up of essential inner and out parts like the Phloem, which is responsible for transporting...

The History of Vitis Vinifera The History of Vitis Vinifera The History of Vitis Vinifera The History of Vitis Vinifera


Vitis Vinifera is one of the most widely cultivated fruit crops in the world today, and it is grown on every continent except for...

Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise


While Pinot Noir grapes are grown in Mendoza, Argentina’s best-known wine region, it is in Patagonia that the variety truly thrives....

Wonderful Washington Wine Wonderful Washington Wine Wonderful Washington Wine Wonderful Washington Wine


Washington grows a diverse range of varietals and produces unique wines due to its topography, geographical features and climate. There are...

Predicted Wine Trends of the Year Predicted Wine Trends of the Year Predicted Wine Trends of the Year Predicted Wine Trends of the Year


According to Coravin, they believe people will be more interested in the background and story of the wine they drink, who made it and what...

Understanding Wine Varietals Understanding Wine Varietals Understanding Wine Varietals Understanding Wine Varietals


Wine varietals are simply the type or types of grapes used to make wine, these are usually categorized by color and genetic familial traits...

Grenache Magic: Subtle and Seductive Grenache Magic: Subtle and Seductive Grenache Magic: Subtle and Seductive Grenache Magic: Subtle and Seductive


Wine producers and growers agree that when it comes to a warm-climate grape variety, one that is resistant, easy to grow and versatile,...

How Do All Those Aromas and Flavors Get Into Wine? How Do All Those Aromas and Flavors Get Into Wine? How Do All Those Aromas and Flavors Get Into Wine? How Do All Those Aromas and Flavors Get Into Wine?


Different wines can carry variations of similar aromas; fermentation processes, geographical vineyard properties and aging methods can...