Vermentino

Vermentino is an important white of Sardinia and Tuscany where producers offer both oaked and unoaked styles. It’s also one of the top white blending grapes included in Provence Rosé (labeled as Rolle).

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Savatiano

Greece’s most planted variety is starting to make a comeback as more winemakers focus on quality producing richer, full-bodied white wines reminiscent of Chardonnay.

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Trebbiano Toscano

One of the top wine grapes of Italy and France (where it’s called Ugni Blanc). That said, you’d never realize it because Trebbiano is mostly used in brandy and balsamic vinegar production!

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Picpoul

A very old French white wine variety that’s recently become increasingly popular for its lip-zapping white wines that pair perfectly with shellfish and fried foods.

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Riesling

An aromatic white variety that can produce white wines ranging in style from bone-dry to very sweet. Germany is the world’s most important producer of Riesling.

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Prosecco

Italy’s number one sparkling wine comes from Northeastern Italy and uses a different winemaking method than Champagne. The best Prosecco wines are noted from the hilly sub-region of Valdobbiadene.

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Melon

Melon or Melon de Bourgogne is the grape of the Muscadet region of France, known for its lean, mineral, and saline driven white wines that pair famously with seafood.

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Furmint

Furmint is one of the most important Hungarian varieties famously used in Tokaji Aszú dessert wines, but also available as a dry wine in a similar in style to Riesling.

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Colombard

This fairly neutral grape, once preferred solely for brandy production (notably Armagnac) is planted globally. Generally blended with other grapes, easy-drinking table wines result.

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