Tag: vitis vinifera

Bandol is a charming seaside town and also a famous red wine appellation in Provence

Provence will allow new and old grape varieties

The producers of Provence are ready to try new grape varieties that are more resistant to drought and disease. By 2022, several new ones will probably be allowed in limited quantities. One of them is

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

Cara Sucia 100% cereza from Mendoza

Criolla, Argentina’s unique grapes

Criolla is the collective name of the grapes in South America that were either brought here as seeds or cuttings by the Spaniards in the 17th century or which are the result of spontaneous crossings

An old village in Rioja, Spain

Where is turruntés grown? In Rioja of course!

Yes, turruntés, not torrontes. Rioja is best known for its red wines. But that is no reason to ignore the whites. You can find them in different styles. They can be seriously full-bodied wines with

Glera grapes ready to be harvested in the Prosecco region in Italy

Resistant grape varieties spark debate

The vine is in many ways a robust plant that can withstand difficult conditions and drought. But it has weaknesses. One is that it is prone to fungal diseases. No vineyard can survive without spraying.

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

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