Wine-grapes Sentence Examples
Dry wine grapes do best in the counties around San Francisco Bay, on unirrigated lands; while sweet wine stocks do best in Yolo, San Joaquin and the counties of the raisin grape, and on irrigated lands.
It was officially estimated that in the spring of 1904 there were some 227,000 acres of vineyards in the state, of which exactly five-tenths were in wine grapes and four-tenths in raisin grapes.
About 50 major white wine grapes are grown around the world, with 24 grown in California alone.
Emperor and king Charlemagne originally planted white wine grapes on the Corton hillside sometime in the 8th century.
The key to growing wine grapes successfully in Oregon is that they need to be cold tolerant.
Originally, the 5th century Romans cultivated red wine grapes in the Champagne region, making them into red wines.
In 2009, only Spain outproduced France in acreage of wine grapes grown.
The Sonoma County wine industry is one of the largest in the United States, and the county is California's top producing wine region, with nearly 1800 square miles and 60,000 square acres of wine grapes planted each year.
Sonoma County has been growing wine grapes since the early 1800s.
So ideal are grape growing conditions in Sonoma County that wine grapes make up 73 percent of the region's agricultural output.Advertisement
What types of wine grapes grow in Sonoma County?
Columbia Valley is just one of the AVAs in Washington and Oregon where Duck Pond Cellars owns the vineyards from which they source their wine grapes.
Wine grapes posters-On these posters you will find pictures of fifteen different red or white wine grapes with a description of the characteristics that belong to each of the different types of grapes.
Terroir is a French that term refers to the soil and climatic conditions of the geographic regions in which the wine grapes are grown.
Residual sugar is unfermented, natural sugar from the wine grapes.Advertisement
If it were not for this cooling influence, chances are you would see table grapes being grown instead of wine grapes.
Bordeaux ranks second in France to the Languedoc region as far as acres of land (approximately 300,000 acres) dedicated to wine grapes.
Port is a fortified wine made from red wine grapes.
Other grape growers replaced their wine grapes with those used for juice or eating.
The New York State Farm Winery Act of 1976 encouraged other grape growers in the region to add wine grapes to their vineyards once again.Advertisement
In the 1950's, the lakefront area underwent a renaissance and interest in growing wine grapes was renewed.
Alsace - Largely produces white wine grapes, but also produces rose and red wine grapes as well.
Bordeaux - Largely produces red wine grapes, but also produces white wine grapes as well.
Burgundy - Also known as Bourgogne, produces red and white wine grapes in almost equal proportions.
This region produces grapes for both white and rose champagnes as well as red wine grapes.Advertisement
That's because the flavors in the wine tell you much about the growing conditions of the grapes - from the type of soil that they grow in to the climate of the area and the cultivation traditions used to grow the wine grapes.
In 1989, Fred decided to leave the dairy farm behind and tried his hand at growing wine grapes.
Most wine grapes are red, purple or yellow/green while pinot gris grapes are tawny brown.
Notes indicate that Baron de Brane ordered all his white wine grapes removed and the vineyards replanted with a grape variety called Vidure.
Starting in the 1600s, grape blights and diseases hit many of the wine grapes hard, decimating many of the best vineyards in southern France and throughout Europe.
The principal reason for this is that the name "Champagne" refers not just to the composition of the wines but to their terroir, which encompasses all aspects of the climate and the soil in which wine grapes are grown.