Top 10 fastest growing ‘alternative’ grapes in Australia

1. Mataro

MourvèdreAKA Mourvèdre or Monastrell, this Franco-Spanish variety – again with a strong Rhône connection – is doing well in Australia, in no small measure because of the success of the ‘GSM’ blends of which it is a part.

Plantings as of 2015 stand at 751ha and production at 7,399 tonnes – rises of 3% and 21% respectively.

4 Responses to “Top 10 fastest growing ‘alternative’ grapes in Australia”

  1. nick kenos says:

    need toprint thenext page

  2. nick kenos says:

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  3. Paul Chandler says:

    I am surprised Peti Verdo does not get a mention

  4. Dick Friend says:

    Australia has over 170 grape varieties planted for wine production under various different names. Each of the 170+ unique varieties is detailed in the App “Grapes 101”

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