An early ripening and productive grape that originated in France and which is now grown widely in many areas including California and Northern Italy. The grape produces a rich fruity non-astringent wine that, because of its softness, is often blended with many of the world’s finest red wines.
The Rioja valley in Spain produces excellent red wines (where Beaverdale get their grapes from). To be called a Rioja they have to be made in this area. About a dozen different varieties of grapes go into the making of Rioja wines. All commercially produced Riojas will spend a year in fermenting tanks
First launched in 1988, the House of Beaverdale began producing a pure grape concentrate of such high quality that it allowed home wine-makers to emulate fine wines from the chateaux of the world’s great wine regions. Grape juice is now shipped from high quality wine regions the world over.
Fragrant and crisp wines derived from Chardonnay are rich and well balanced with wonderful body and finesse and a lingering after taste.
This reddish, musky-flavoured grape, widely planted in Alsace and Germany, produces a very spicy white wine with a pronounced and sometimes heavily-perfumed bouquet. The wine is generally dry, but with a slightly sweet taste.