Top 10 fastest growing ‘alternative’ grapes in Australia

10. Montepulciano

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The Italian red variety is still grown in extremely small quantities, which of course has led to impressive-looking statistics.

The number of hectares planted grew 50% between 2012 and 2015 from 49 hectares to 74ha.

This brought about a corresponding increase in production of 152% over the same period from 178 tonnes to 449 tonnes.

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

  1. nick kenos says:

    need toprint thenext page

  2. nick kenos says:

    need tempranillo

  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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