Cabernet Sauvignon is the world's most famous red wine grape. From its origins in Bordeaux, the variety has spread to every corner of the wine world.
Bordeaux Blend Red
A Bordeaux Blend, at its most basic, is any combination of those grape varieties typically used to make the red wines of Bordeaux. The phrase, which seems to have originated with British wine merchants in the 19th Century, relates as much to wines made from the blend as to the grape variety combination itself
The dominant red wine grape of Burgundy, Pinot Noir is now adopted and adored in wine regions all over the world. Whether from Burgundy, California, Otago or Oregon, it retains something unmistakably
Sangiovese is the most planted variety in Italy, the foundation stone for the wines of Chianti, and the only grape used for Brunello di Montalcino
Riesling is – if the majority of top wine critics are to be believed – the world's finest white-wine grape. This claim may seem at odds with the sea of artificially sweetened, low-quality wine
The Italian replica of Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio is a white mutation of the Pinot family, sharing its genetic fingerprint with Pinot Noir and Pinot Blanc. Most commonly found throughout the northern regions of Italy, Pinot Grigio is strongly associated with light bodied wines with a zestful acidity.
Chardonnay is arguably the most famous and successful of all white wine grapes, found in vineyards all over the world, from Beaune and Bendigo to Napa and Neuquén
Nebbiolo – the grape behind Barolo and Barbaresco – is famous for its distinctive scent, its aggressive tannins, and its evocative, brick red color Within just a few years of vintage, Nebbiolo wines begin fading to a beautiful brick orange