Exotic grapes from southern Europe
26 Sep 2013 by Jancis Robinson
You may remember my February portrait of Mr Grape Obsessive , a neighbour of mine in north London who roams the world collecting wines from obscure grape varieties. A man after my own heart. Obviously. (See today's article about the brand new ebook of Wine Grapes . ) My notes on wines from a range of vaguely eastern, alpine and Germanic grape varieties he opened in February were published in Exotic grapes - a love story . Last June he opened a magpie collection of wines made from the vaguely southern grape varieties described below. Marvel at how wildly varied they were. I think if Alex were to do one of his graphs of...

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