Grapes are a type of fruit which is normally like by everyone because they are very delicious to eat. Grape culture is also known as viticulture. It is probably as old as civilization itself. Archeological evidence suggests humans began growing grapes as early as 6500 B.C. during the Neolithic era. By 4000 B.C. grape growing extended from Transcaucasia to Asia Minor and through the Nile Delta of Egypt.
How many types of grapes are available ?
There are normally 12 types of grapes are available in the world.
These types are as follows-
1. Moon Drops
Moon Drops grapes have have a dark blue-hued skin, a pale green flesh and an oblong and tubular shape. These grapes are full of vitamin C , vitamin A and vitamin k. We can find these grapes in Central California.
The Concord grape is a cultivar derived from the grape species Vitis labrusca that are used as table grapes, wine grapes and juice grapes. They are often used to make grape jelly, grape juice, grape pies, grape-flavored soft drinks, and candy. We can find these grapes in Newyork.
3. Pinot Noir
Pinot noir is a red wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. The name may also refer to wines created predominantly from Pinot noir grapes. The name is derived from the French words for pine and black. The word pine alludes to the grape variety having tightly clustered, pine cone-shaped bunches of fruit. We can find these grapes in New Zealand, France and California.
Lemberger is also known as Blaufränkisch.Blaufränkisch is a dark-skinned variety of grape used for red wine. Blaufränkisch, which is a late-ripening variety, produces red wines which are typically rich in tannin and may exhibit a pronounced spicy character. These grapes are mainly find in Germany, Austria, Canada and New York.
5. Sweet jublie
Sweet Jubilee is a seeded black grape. The berries are medium to large in size with an oval-elongate shape. The berry colour is a deep purple-black, often with attractive striations evident. The flesh colour is a translucent pale green, while the texture is firm and reasonably crisp. These grapes are mainly find in Central California.
Valiant Grapes produce medium sized fruit on well-filled 4" clusters. This grapes flavor is rich and tangy with a beautiful blue color. It can be enjoyed for table use, juices and wines. This variety of grape was developed by South Dakota State University, bred especially for Northern Growers.
No, this isn’t the grape that the French make sparkling wine out of, though we understand how that might be confusing. Actually, this teeny-tiny grape’s official name is the Zante currant and is sometimes also called the black corinth. They are thought to have originated in Asia and Greece, but now are mainly grown in Europe and the United States.
8. Crimson seedless
Crimson Seedless red grapes are known for their late-season harvest, which means you can enjoy this red table grape in fall and winter—and there's a lot to enjoy. The Crimson Seedless boasts a crisp-juicy texture and an excellent, sweet flavor. It is available from February to March.
Kyoho grapes are a Concord-like cross popular in East Asia. The fruits are blackish-purple, or almost black, with large seeds and juicy flesh with high sugar content and mild acidity. They are mainly find in Japan.
10. Cotton candy
Cotton Candy grapes are a variety of sweet table grapes whose flavor has been compared to cotton candy. The grapes were developed by horticulturist David Cain and his team at Bakersfield, California-based fruit breeder International Fruit Genetics.
Riesling is a white grape variety which originated in the Rhine region. Riesling is an aromatic grape variety displaying flowery, almost perfumed, aromas as well as high acidity. It is used to make dry, semi-sweet, sweet, and sparkling white wines. Riesling wines are usually varietally pure and are seldom oaked.
Gewürztraminer is an aromatic wine grape variety, used in white wines, and performs best in cooler climates. In English, it is sometimes referred to colloquially as Gewürz, and in French it is written Gewurztraminer.