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More than 90% of all quality white wine comes from these grapes. Where do they grow best?

Riesling - Alsace in Germany and France, New York, Washington State. Sauvignon Blanc - Bordeaux and Loire Valley, France; New Zealand; California (Fumé Blanc). Chardonnay - Burgundy and Champagne, France; California; Australia.

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What are the major red wine grapes and where are they grown best?

Gamay - Beaujolais, France. Pinot Noir - Burgundy and Champagne, France; California; Oregon. Tempranillo - Rioja, Spain. Sangiovese - Tuscany, Italy. Merlot - Bordeaux, France; Napa California. Zinfandel - California. Cabernet Sauvignon - Bordeaux, France; Napa, California; Chile. Nebbiolo - Piedmont, Italy. Syrah/Shiraz - Rhône Valley, France; Australia; California.

3

What color is Albariño and where does it grow best?

white; Spain

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What color is Assyrtiko and where does it grow best?

white; Greece

5

What color is Chenin Blanc and where does it grow best?

white; Loire Valley France, California

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What color is Furmint and where does it grow best?

white; Hungary

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What color is Gewürztraminer (aka Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris) and where does it grow best?

white; Alsace France

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What color is Hárslevelű and where does it grow best?

white; Hungary

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What color is Grüner Veltliner and where does it grow best?

white; Austria

10

What color is Macabeo and where does it grow best?

white; Spain

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What color is Moschofilero and where does it grow best?

white; Greece

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What color is Olaszrizling and where does it grow best?

white; Hungary

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What color is Pinot Grigio (aka Pinot Gris) and where does it grow best?

white; Italy, California, Oregon, Alsace France

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What color is Roditis and where does it grow best?

white; Greece

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What color is Sémillon and where does it grow best?

white; Bordeaux (Sauternes) France, Australia

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What color is Szürkebarát and where does it grow best?

white; Hungary

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What color is Torrontés Riojano and where does it grow best?

white; Argentina

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What color is Trebbiano and where does it grow best?

white; Italy

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What color is Verdejo and where does it grow best?

white; Spain

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What color is Vidal and where does it grow best?

white; Canada, New York

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What color is Viognier and where does it grow best?

white; Rhône Valley France, California

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What color is Agiorgitiko and where does it grow best?

red; Greece

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What color is Blaufränkisch and where does it grow best?

red; Austria

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What color is Barbera and where does it grow best?

red; Italy, California

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What color is Carñina and where does it grow best?

red; Spain

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What color is Carménère and where does it grow best?

red; Chile

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What color is Cinsault and where does it grow best?

red; Rhône Valley France

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What color is Concord and where does it grow best?

red; United States

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What color is Cabernet Franc and where does it grow best?

red; Loire Valley and Bordeaux France

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What color is Dolcetto and where does it grow best?

red; Italy

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What color is Grenache/Garnacha and where does it grow best?

red; Rhône Valley France, Spain

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What color is Kadarka and where does it grow best?

red; Hungary

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What color is Kéfrankos and where does it grow best?

red; Hungary

34

What color is Malbec and where does it grow best?

red; Bordeaux and Cahors France, Argentina

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What color is Monastrell and where does it grow best?

red; Spain

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What color is Petite Syrah and where does it grow best?

red; California

37

What color is Pinot Meunier and where does it grow best?

red; Champagne France

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What color is Portugieser and where does it grow best?

red; Hungary

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What color is St. Laurent and where does it grow best?

red; Austria

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What color is Xinomavro and where does it grow best?

red; Greece