Common Grape Facts
Almost all Grapes in the world come from cultivars of Vitis vinifera, or Common Grape vine, native to the Mediterranean and Central Asia. Relatively minor amounts of Grapes come from American and Asian species including Vitis labrusca, or Fox Grape, that includes the famous Concord Grape cultivar, Vitis riparia, the wild Riverbank Grape or Frost Grape, native to the Eastern U.S. and up to Quebec, Vitis rotundifolia, or Muscadine, native to the Southeastern United States, and Vitis amurensis, the Amur Grape, the most important Asian species.
Common Grape Farms
It may be possible to find any common grape farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!
Common Grape Stories
Weather pushes wine grape harvest
Wine grape harvest is 80 to 90 percent done in Washington and pickers are trying to beat the rain and lower temperatures in the forecast. Washington's harvest appears to be relatively normal compared to Idaho's freeze damage from last winter and Oregon ... Capital Press [ story ]
Pacific Trellis, Brazilian grape company ink deal
Pacific Trellis Fruit will be importing a wide variety of grapes from Brazil starting in late October, through a new partnership with Labrunier, Brazil's largest table grape grower. Varieties Pacific Trellis will be marketing through the deal include ... The Packer [ story ]
St. Joseph Vineyard pouring wine made from ancient grape, the Saperavi
... to many wine aficionados because Georgia, bordered by Russia to the north and Turkey to the south, seems as if it would be too cold to grow good red grapes. The natives fermented their grapes in a tear-shaped underground terra cotta cask called a ... News-Herald.com [ story ]