Category: Grape Varieties

Syrah grapes in the vineyard of Domaine Jolivet, Saint Joseph

Learn the taste of syrah

A tasting of syrah from four countries France and Australia are the two major countries producing syrah (or shiraz). But the grape is grown in many countries around the world. Does the character change depending

Criots-Batard Montrachet Grand Cru vineyards behind a gate in Burgundy

Chardonnay, a beloved globetrotter

Is there any white wine grape that is more loved all over the world than chardonnay? It may have a natural explanation. It is a grape that fits everyone. It is easy to grow, easy

Grape bunch attacked by grey rot

Divico, new fungus-resistant grape

A new grape has been born in Switzerland, developed by the research institute Agroscope Changins. The Swiss are good at developing environmentally friendly grapes and this new grape, called Divico, has good resistance to both

Pinotage vines in Constantia, South Africa

French pinotage?

Last year, in 2012, seven new grape varieties were approved for wine production in France. Five of these were foreign varieties that are considered of interest either for the production of French wines or for

Syrah grapes in the vineyard of Domaine Jolivet, Saint Joseph

Learn the taste of syrah

A tasting of syrah from four countries France and Australia are the two major countries producing syrah (or shiraz). But the grape is grown in

Grape bunch attacked by grey rot

Divico, new fungus-resistant grape

A new grape has been born in Switzerland, developed by the research institute Agroscope Changins. The Swiss are good at developing environmentally friendly grapes and

Pinotage vines in Constantia, South Africa

French pinotage?

Last year, in 2012, seven new grape varieties were approved for wine production in France. Five of these were foreign varieties that are considered of

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