Wine Grape Varieties

White and red grapes are the major grape varieties. Varietal wines are wines that are made from single grape breed. But many wines combine numerous grape varieties.

Wine quality is affected by the factors such as soil, climate, viticulture and wine making techniques. When the grape variety is well suited to the soil and climatic structure the quality of wine is maximized. Wine types with distinct flavor are produced by many native grape varieties.

To give different taste and color each type of wine uses different grape variety. Attributes such as color, size, skin thickness and acidity differ in all kinds of grapes. These attributes are influenced by the area in which the grapes are cultivated. To manufacture a high quality wine, a qualified winemaker knows how to merge and choose the grapes from many varieties.

The Wine grapes categories are:

Red grapes

During the month of august to November the red grapes grow in plenty. These grapes are rich in vitamin c and have a sweet pulp. Pinot noir, syrah, nebbiolo and zinfandel are some of famous red grapes ...more about red grapes

White Grapes

Grapes that are green, yellow, pink or brown in color are called white grapes. The world's famous white wine is the chardonnay, because of its gamut flavors and styles
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