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Have you ever sat in a restaurant dazed by wine lists with a confusion of wine varieties and styles?
What are the differences between Chardonnay, Pinot Gris; or Pinot Grigio? If you don’t know the answers you’re not the only one; there are countless names for varieties and styles of Australian wines.
How do you pronounce these names? Where do they come from? Why does one variety have different names?
With Grapes 101 you can find 171 grape varieties and their names; cross-indexed with 7 main wine styles and countries of origin. Grapes 101 lists the countless names for varieties and styles presented in an easy to navigate database. So next time you’re gazing at the wine list scratching your head, Grapes 101 will provide the answers.
Grapes 101 will deliver the grape or wine style you want quickly, without embarrassment and will even teach you how to say it!
Variety Descriptions: The A-Z listing under the 196 most common variety names makes finding your grape easy. Enjoy the descriptions and impress your friends with a world of grape knowledge at your fingertips.
Say It: Choosing a variety is one thing, saying it is another! Don't worry, there’s a guide to each variety’s pro-noun-see-ay-shon.
Country Of Origin: From Australia, to Italy, to the USA ... 19 countries are flagged, and varieties are cross-indexed under each.
Vineyards, Cellar Doors & Wineries:
Location, Location, Location! Is your grape prolific in Australia? Shiraz has 2580 producers and Shalistin just one! The answer will be revealed, along with a good regional example.
Varieties can be used for White wines, Rose-Styles, Red wines, Sparkling wines, Dessert wines, Fortifieds and are used in Cask wines (affectionately known as “Goon Bags”). Styles and varieties are cross-indexed and shown with the appropriate glass shape.
All information in this application is sourced from the rich VineFinders wine industry database.
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