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  Encyclopedia: List of grape varieties
This is a list of varieties of cultivated grapes, whether used for wine, or eating as a Table grape, fresh or dried (raisin, currant, sultana).
Agawam (or Rogers 15) is a hybrid grape variety.
Baco 22A or Baco blanc is an French-American hybrid grape variety.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-grape-varieties   (363 words)

 List of reference tables
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/list_of_reference_tables   (809 words)

 Grape - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A grape is the fruit of a vine in the family Vitaceae.
Grapes constitute approximately 50% of all fruit grown in the world.
Currently, a large fraction of the grape crop goes to producing grape juice to be used as a sweetener for fruits canned 'with no added sugar' and '100% natural'.
open-encyclopedia.com /Grape   (213 words)

 List of grape varieties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While some of the grapes in this section are hybrids, they are hybridized within a single species (for example, Niagara).
Chasselas / Gutedel -- oldest known grape variety
Hybrid grape varieties or "hybrids" is, in fact, the popular term for a subset of what are properly known as hybrids, specifically crossings between one species of the genus vitis and another.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_grape_varieties   (251 words)

 Growing Grapes for Home Use
Elvira is a white variety of Vitis labrusca and Vitis riparia parentage.
Grapes change color long before they are fully mature, so it’s possible to pick the clusters before they have reached their peak in flavor, size, and sweetness, if berry color alone is used as a guide.
Grapes are extremely sensitive to the fumes of 2,4-D, which is widely used to control dandelions in the lawn.
www.extension.umn.edu /distribution/horticulture/DG1103.html   (2587 words)

 Minnesota Grape Growers Association :: Cold Hardy Grape Varieties
Introduced in 1995, Frontenac is the first in a series of new wine grape varieties developed by the University of Minnesota for Upper Midwest conditions.
Kuhlmann, the hybridizer, reported using an American riparia-rupestris hybrid variety as one of the parents but, confusingly, others argue that he instead somewhat misleadingly used the Oberlin 595 S.P, a Gamay based french-american hybrid developed by his father-in-law, in the cross with Goldriesling that created the offspring cultivar.
When grapes are harvested at optimal maturity, wines have attractive aromas of grass, hay, and melon.
www.mngrapes.org /varieties.html   (2293 words)

 GRAPE VARIETIES (used in making wine>
This grape is the best-known white wine grape grown in France, a grape widely grown in the Champagne region.
It is the favored grape of the Anjou region of France and, although naturally a hard, acidic grape slow to mature, is made into fine sweet wines that age well for a least ten years in the bottle.
Grape is generally used to make dry, crisp, rather intense white wines in the Alsace, parts of Burgundy and in Austria.
www.bryny.com /grapes.htm   (5924 words)

 Grape varieties Australia: Wine Diva
The style of a wine is determined from the grape variety that it was made from.
The reason for the numerous varieties is that grape vines have a tendency to mutate and cross breed with ease.
Well-known varieties from around the world are listed, along with their origins, synonyms and the wine styles they are made into.
www.winediva.com.au /grapes/grapes.asp   (248 words)

 grape varieties
The following list of grape varieties suitable for commercial production in Minnesota includes those that are winter hardy when left on the trellis as least as far north as the Horticultural Research Center in Chanhassen.
Many of the varieties on this list are the result of breeding work at the University of Minnesota, of Elmer Swenson’s private breeding program in Wisconsin, or of the collaboration between Elmer Swenson and the University of Minnesota during the years 1969 to 1978.
One of the main commercially grown grape varieties in Minnesota, St. Croix is gaining acceptance in New England.
fruit.coafes.umn.edu /grape/varieties.htm   (1208 words)

 Durif - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Durif (or Duriff) is a minor variety of red wine grape grown in France, California and Australia.
A recent (9/1997) DNA analysis shows this variety is likely a cross between Peloursin and Syrah.
It is definitely one of the grapes known as the Petite Sirah variety extensively planted in California, although other analysis has shown that in vineyards with the most reliable planting records it may only be one of three distinct varieties known collectively as "Petite Sirah".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Durif   (153 words)

 Tesco.com - The Wineguide - Grapes Varieties
Italy's most common red grape, making fairly light-bodied reds to be drunk young, with sweet-sour plum-skin flavour, high acidity and a bit of tannin, or, with some new oak ageing, wines with a bit more body.
This is one of the Bordeaux bunch of red grapes, along with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot.
There are two sides to this grape, which originated in Spain, spread across the south of France and migrated to the USA and a little to Chile and South Africa.
www.tesco.com /winestore/grapes/redgrapes1.htm   (639 words)

 Wine glossary - find the word - worldwide wine info - wine regions, grape varieties, wine labels, the cellar - the art ...
Brix is the optimum degree of grape ripeness at harvest for the majority of table wines.
The earliest known reference to a "fox" grape occurs in the first part of the 17th century, specifically applied to cultivated North American grapes, and seems to refer to the unexpected results obtained from planted seeds, a notoriously unpredictable method of reproduction.
The grape species believed to be an impure, cross-pollinated version of the wild grape native to North America.
www.internetwineguide.com /structure/abwine/word.htm   (5839 words)

 Tesco.com - The Wineguide - Grapes Varieties
One of the most headily perfumed grape varieties (Gewürz means 'spice' in German), this is often likened to rose-petals, lychee fruit or cachou sweets.
A grape of the south of France and north-east Spain.
A very aromatic grape similar to Muscat grown in Slovakia and Hungary, a crossing of two obscure grapes originally developed as an aromatic table grape.
www.tesco.com /winestore/grapes/whitegrapes1.htm   (647 words)

 Read about List of grape varieties at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research List of grape varieties and learn about List ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Read about List of grape varieties at WorldVillage Encyclopedia.
This is a list of varieties of cultivated
While some of the grapes in this section are hybrids, they are hybridized within a single species (for example,
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/List_of_grape_varieties   (184 words)

 Grape Varieties for Connecticut
This list is intended to provide general information on table or dessert and wine grapes which are at least medium hardy in the Connecticut climate.
Grapes are becoming increasingly popular for backyard plantings and for personal consumption.
This fact sheet lists the table or dessert and wine grapes that can be successfully grown in Connecticut and provides brief descriptions of their attributes.
www.caes.state.ct.us /FactSheetFiles/PlantPathology/fspp032f.htm   (158 words)

 Varietal Profiles | Professional Friends of Wine
The interdependent factors that affect wine flavor are the variety or varieties of grape used, the location where the grapes are grown (appellation), the treatment of those vineyards and skills of the vineyardist and the equipment and techniques used by the winemaker, as well as his skills in applying them.
Arguably, the type(s) of grape used is the dominant factor in wine flavor.
The Vitis International Variety Catalogue is one of three grapevine databases of the German Federal Centre for Breeding Research on Cultivated Plants.
www.winepros.org /wine101/grape_profiles/varietals.htm   (573 words)

 List of grape varieties: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
While some of the grapes in this section are hybrids, they are hybridized within a single species (for example, Niagara (Waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; in the United States it is the American Falls)).
Vitis vinifera (Common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes) grapes (wine)
Muscat (A port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_grape_varieties.htm   (1071 words)

 Corbières Web: Wine: Grape varieties: Languedoc, France
A visit to the Corbières is an eye-opener; although the names of the major red varieties used in the AOC wine may be just recognisable, the bewildering number of grape varieties used in white wine have wildly exotic and unfamiliar names.
This is the longest established and by far the most common red wine grape in Languedoc, having replaced the equally high-yielding and even poorer quality Aramon during the 1960s.
This grape brings body and spicy flavours to white wine and is most dominant in the wines of the small appellation of La Clape, near Narbonne.
www.archetype-it.com /corbieres/english/wicepage.htm   (748 words)

 Learn more about the grape varieties of California from Wine.com and Pepperjam.com!
California's mix of vine varieties is one of the world's most fluid, thanks to its high proportion of professional grape farmers selling their produce to wineries in free-market conditions; thanks to innate American flexibility; and thanks to the technique of field grafting.
Grapes and wines that go by this name in California may either be true Pinot Blanc or Melon de Bourgogne, the Muscadet grape.
The classic Tuscan variety has received vigorous attention in California since the end of the 1980s, partly as a result of the ABC phenomenon and partly because of the success of Italianate restaurants throughout the USA.
www.pepperjam.com /grapes.htm   (2911 words)

 Fine Wines of Italy: Principal Grape Varieties of Italy & their Wines
This is an extensive, though not totally exhaustive, list of the main grape varieties currently used by winemakers in Italy.
At the same time, greater knowledge and improved husbandry is producing better results from many varieties, some of which had previously been dismissed by wine connoisseurs, like the Passarena and Pecorino grapes in Marche.
Grapes A to C - D to G - I to M - N to R - S to Z
finewinesofitaly.co.uk /grapes/index.htm   (180 words)

 Local Greek grape varieties
White grape variety tannin-rich, cultivated on volcanic soil in low lying formations called "stefani".
White or fl grape variety, with distinct aroma and silver color.
It is blended with white grape Monemvasia in Paros, and with red grape Kotsifali in Crete.
www.thegreekwine.com /variety_index.html   (180 words)

 GermanWine.de - Archiv: grape varieties
As such, the list of varieties that are permitted for Selection wines varies from region to region.
Selection wines are made exclusively from one grape variety — cuvées of two or more varieties are not permitted.
During the past few years, authorities in the German states where vines are cultivated compiled lists of the grape varieties that are regarded as "traditional" in their respective states (and wine regions).
english.germanwine.de /grapevarieties0.98.html   (253 words)

 30 Second Wine Advisor: Wine way off the beaten path - wineloverspage.com
I still feel that way, and my "life list" of grape varieties tasted in the bottle is up to something over 140 now.
The wine is made from Arkansas grapes grown in the Ozarks in 2002 and trucked to Smith-Berry, which is near New Castle northeast of Louisville in Northern Kentucky, for vinification.
Despite the rustic origins of its grapes, the wine is surprisingly stylish, dark garnet in color with high-toned scents of vanilla and spice over dark, plummy fruit.
www.wineloverspage.com /wineadvisor1/tswa041203.phtml   (1093 words)

 Finger Lakes Wine Grape Varieties
There are many grape varieties grown in the Finger Lakes and used in the production of wine.
In general, the European varieties of wine grapes (vitis Vinifera) are considered to be the base of some of the best wines.
The native American varieties (vitis Lambrusca) are hardier and better adapted to the NY climate but in most cases their grapey or foxy flavor makes them better suited to grape juice.
www.winecountrycabins.com /to_do/wine/grape-varieties.htm   (688 words)

 St. Pepin (grape) -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Pepin is a modern hybrid variety of wine grape, mostly grown in North America.
Unlike most modern grapes it is a pistillate female and so needs to be planted next to male vines from a close sibling variety to achieve pollination.
Jessica is a cross of a variety of Vitis labrusca by a variety of Vitis aestivalis
www.grohol.com /psypsych/St._Pepin_%28grape%29   (280 words)

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This represents an enormous change in the way wine is marketed and sold, a change that has come about only in the last few years and which has opened the world of wine to many who might otherwise be deterred by the arcane impenetrabilia of traditional wine nomenclature.
Most of us, if pressed, could name a handful of the grape varieties used in wine making: Grapes and Wines is an alphabetical encyclopaedia listing hundreds of them in great detail, many, as Clarke points out, never described in print before.
The fact that in France the grape is called Syrah points to some of the difficulties that Clarke and Rand must have faced in steering a clear path through the baffling complexities of vine naming, which is in general casual, local and historically contingent.
www.bookhead.co.uk /0316857262.aspx   (398 words)

 Vines, Grapes & Wines : The Wine Drinker's Guide to Grape Varieties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
More and more wine consumers are grape conscious-they identify and buy wine according to the grape variety used.
Vines, Grapes & Wines examines every grape variety that the enthusiast is likely to encounter both as a plant and as a wine style, with each considered in its geographical context by the award-winning author.
Oz Clarke and Margaret Rand have written a more up-to-date bok covering the same topic, but that is less focussed on the grape itself as the wines made around the world with the particular grape.
www.textkit.com /0_1857329996.html   (572 words)

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