Exotic grapes from southern Europe


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...