Obscure grape varieties set to go global

on 16/09/10 at 12:29 am


“California winemaker Randall Grahm often calls them his “lovable orphans,” or a similar term of endearment. He is speaking of the obscure grape varieties of the world that are his passion.

The wines of Bonny Doon have long been a road map of sorts for curious wine enthusiasts, crafted as they often are from grapes no one ever heard of outside of the old country — mostly the south of France, Italy, and remote regions of Spain.”

{Full story via Reuters}