Recently I had the pleasure of attending the Montreal Passion du Vin tasting event. The event is conducted by the SAQ; Quebec’s provincial wine and spirits monopoly. I was delighted with many of the wonderful tastings, but one stood out as a real surp...Read more »
Main Regions: New York State, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Washington, Ohio.
Description: Niagara is usually grown to produce table grapes, white grape juice and jelly but wines are also made from this grape.
Characteristics: Body: (Light-Med); Flavors & Smells Of: (Grapey, “foxy”).
Wine Styles: Dry, Sweet.
Origin: A cross between Concord and Cassady.
- Niagara grapes take their name from the county in New York where they were created in 1868.
– Description from Craig Donofrio
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