Top 10 fastest growing ‘alternative’ grapes in Australia

4. Sangiovese

sangioveseBack to the Italian reds. This benchmark Italian variety is making something of a stronghold for itself in Victoria’s King Valley, where producers are currently exploring the best clones to use – Sangiovese famously being extremely prone to proliferation in this regard.

Again, plantings declined 24% to 438ha between 2012-2015 but production rose 3% to 5,210 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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