Top 10 fastest growing ‘alternative’ grapes in Australia

5. Marsanne

marsanneRhône varieties, much like on California or South Africa, are increasingly viewed as highly suitable in the more Med-like climates of Australia; capable of withstanding the high heat and lack of rain these regions are often subject to.

Although plantings actually decreased over the course of 2012 and 2015 by 15% to 163ha, production rose 17% to 1,994 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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