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Night of the living red: How Nerello Mascalese made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this first instalment, we look at Nerello Mascalese from Sicily.

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Night of the living red: How Baga made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this first instalment, we look at Portuguese Baga.

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Chianti winegrowers call for experimentation with disease-resistant hybrid grape varieties

Giovanni Busi, president of the Chianti Wine Consortium, has stated that it's time winegrowers are allowed to work with resistant hybrid grape varieti

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Sicily rediscovers six indigenous grape varieties previously thought to be extinct

Six indigenous Sicilian winegrapes previously deemed lost have been rediscovered and added to the Italian National Register of Grape Varieties. The si

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Austria adds new grape hybrids to QbA wine for organic and sustainable winemaking

Do you know your Muscaris from your Souvignier Gris? Can you tell the difference between Blütenmuskateller and Goldenmuskateller? Well, if you don’t,

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Waltzing Touriga: Mediterranean grapes making it big down under

Italian, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese varieties are attracting a growing band of followers Down Under.

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Austria adds new grape hybrids to QbA wine for organic and sustainable winemaking

Do you know your Muscaris from your Souvignier Gris? Can you tell the difference between Blütenmuskateller and Goldenmuskateller? Well, if you don’t,

Wine

Waltzing Touriga: Mediterranean grapes making it big down under

Italian, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese varieties are attracting a growing band of followers Down Under.