Muscat

Common synonyms: Moscatel, Müskateller, and many, many offshoots including but not limited to Orange Muscat, Black Muscat, Muscat Blanc (a.k.a. Muscat à Petit Grains), Muscat Giallo, Muscat of Alexandria.

 
Parentage of the grape: The oldest known grape variety, most likely originated in Greece
 
History of the grape: Muscat existed as far back as the Ancient Greeks. It spread throughout the world as empires grew, through Egypt into South Africa, through Italy into the rest of Europe, through Australia via either South Africa or Europe, and lastly into the Americas by way of Spain. 
 
Characteristics of the grape: golden yellow to dark amber in color, orange blossom, orange peel, white flowers. Other variants of the grape produce lighter to darker wines depending on the hybrid and region, but all share that aromatic orange characteristic. 
 
Regions where the grape is currently important: Almost any European country produces Muscat in some form Read more »

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  • Italy

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  • California

    Viticulture in California began in the 1700s as Spanish missionaries worked their way north fro...

  • France

    Perhaps no country evokes such strong associations with fine wine as does France. Its reputatio...

  • Rutherglen

    An area steeped in history, vines came to Rutherglen with the gold rush of the 1850s. When the re...

  • Alsace

    This region, wedged between the Rhine River and the Voges Mountains, is the product of a fascin...

  • Australia

    The history of wine-making in Australia dates back to the late 1700s when the first European se...

  • Languedoc-roussillon

      This incredibly diverse region produces about a quarter of all the wine made in France, bu...

  • Piemonte

  • USA

    "American Wine" has existed since the first Europeans brought their vinous heritage and tradition...

Popular Wineries using Muscat

  • Cantina Terre Del Barolo

    The wine cellar “Lands of the Barolo“ The “Terre del Barolo“ winery ‘s distinguished range of pro...

  • Giordano

    The Family Business: Our History The Giordano family has been producing wine in Valle Talloria...

  • MASI

    The Boscaini family have been the owners of the Masi vineyards for six generations. Sandro Boscai...

  • Fattoria Il Poggio

    The history of the farm “Il Poggio” is nearly as ancient as its land, which has always rewarded m...

  • Villa Jolanda

    It was back in the post war period when the Santero brothers Leopoldo, Renzo, Aldo and Adelio, fo...

  • Dezzani

    Dezzani company has taken the path drawn by the first generation. Luigi. Franca and Giovanni, the...

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Muscat on Snooth

  • Il Conte d'Alba Stella Rosa Moscato d'Asti D.O.C.G NV

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    Wine review by Cherrycat


  • Pio Cesare Moscato d'Asti 2006

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    Wine review by blackmanathome


  • Bottega Platinum Moscato

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    Wine review by drastyk


  • Castello del Poggio Moscato d'Asti 2012

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    Wine review by kkhall


  • Incognito White 2010

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    Fruity with light acidity. Heavily oaked finish. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


  • Luccio Moscato d'Asti 2012

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    Wine review by ladymiko


  • Cupcake Moscato d'Asti White 2010

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    Oh yaa! Scrumptious! This wine is imported from Italy by Cupcake Vineyards Livermore, but they don't make it. This Moscato D'Asti is D'lightful. Slight fizz, not overly sweet, notes of pineapple on the finish. I'm goin back for more. Read More

    Wine review by StukNlodi


  • Electra

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    Sweet and zippy, it wakes your whole mouth with ripened fresh flavor You will be glad you found this one! Read More

    Wine review by hillery


  • Elio Perrone Moscato d'Asti Sourgal 2011

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    Wine review by BrettTheWise


  • Robert Mondavi Moscato d'Oro 2012

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  • I'm no connoisseur but this wine is heaven. I am desperately searching for "2011 Muscat California" by V. Sattui Winery in the Atlanta, GA Metro area.

    Comment by 1373999Jennysips 1373999 Jennysips


  • The best Sparkling Muscat Wine is Medio y Medio from Uruguay ! you must try it and will love it forever. VISIT www.medio.us

    Comment by 1147639Bacco Uruguayo 1147639 Bacco Uruguayo


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  • I have a bottle of Muscat Amabile 1980 anyone have any idea of value ??

    Comment by 678136threeriversjim 678136 threeriversjim


  • Haven't really enjoyed wine until I tried Muscat over the holiday weekend at a family get together. I enjoy it greatly now.

    Comment by 539983Quietstorm 539983 Quietstorm


  • I am trying to find Muscat Vin De Glacier, White, by Bonny Boone Vineyard, California, 2005. Thanks, Jenn

    Comment by 377674Jennjim 377674 Jennjim


  • Looking for Dolceoro Moscato d'Asti

    Comment by 314140Johnnie Mancil 314140 Johnnie Mancil


  • Also near Mt. Vernon, WA?

    Comment by 314140Johnnie Mancil 314140 Johnnie Mancil


  • Where can I buy Dolceoro Moscato d'Asti in or near Tulare, CA jfmancil@aol.com

    Comment by 314140Johnnie Mancil 314140 Johnnie Mancil


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