https://onthewineroad.us/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/20180922_130152.jpg 3024 4032 Jeff Davis https://onthewineroad.us/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Podcast-Logo-for-website-copy-300x138.png Jeff Davis2019-07-03 15:30:232019-08-02 14:38:28Bordeaux to Allow Seven New Grape Varieties
Blame it on Climate Change
Following last week’s heatwave in France that scorched many vineyards, Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur have approved to allow seven heartier grape varieties to be planted in the tightly controlled region.
The varieties are Arinarnoa, a Tannat/Cabernet Sauvignon cross; Touriga Nacional, one of Portugal’s finest; Marselan and Castets, an older Bordeaux variety from the past; and three whites, Alvarinho, Petit Manseng and Liliorila.
A Sign of the Times
For the full story in Meininger’s Wine Business International click here.