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Wine in numbers

We have (since April) drunk wine from the following places:
  • France, 46 (of which, Rhone, 11, Loire, 9, Burgundy, 9, Languedoc, 6, Bordeaux, 4)
  • Italy, 23
  • Spain, 17
  • Australia, 14
  • Chile, 10
  • New Zealand, 10
  • South Africa, 8
  • Portugal, 5
  • Argentina, 3
  • Austria, 3
  • Hungary, 3
  • UK, 3
  • Romania, 2
  • US, 1
  • Germany, 1
  • Greece, 1
  • Lebanon, 1
  • Slovenia, 1

We have drunk the following grape varities (counting only bottles which are solely or mainly from the grape named):
  • Airen (blend only)
  • Albarino, 1
  • Arinto (blend only)
  • Assyrtiko, 1
  • Barbera, 1
  • Cabernet Franc (blend only)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon, 2
  • Carmenere, 1
  • Carignan, 1
  • Catarratto, 1
  • Chardonnay, 10
  • Chenin Blanc, 5
  • Cienna, 1
  • Falanghina, 1
  • Fiano (blend only)
  • Flora (blend only)
  • Furmint (blend only)
  • Gamay, 1
  • Garnacha/Grenache, 2
  • Gewurztraminer, 3
  • Greco, 1
  • Gruner Veltliner, 3
  • Harslevelu (blend only)
  • Loureiro (blend only)
  • Macabeo (blend only)
  • Malbec, 2
  • Mencia, 1
  • Merlot, 3
  • Muscat/Moscatel, 4
  • Muscadet, 1
  • Nebbiolo, 1
  • Nero de Troia, 1
  • Parellada (blend only)
  • Pedro Ximenez, 1
  • Petit Verdot (blend only)
  • Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, 5
  • Pinot Meunier (blend only)
  • Pinot Noir, 9
  • Primitivo, 1
  • Prosecco, 1
  • Riesling, 3
  • Sangiovese, 4
  • Sauvignon Blanc, 11
  • Semillon (blend only)
  • Shiraz/Syrah, 8
  • Tarrango, 1
  • Tempranillo, 4
  • Touriga Nacional (blend only)
  • Trebiano/Ugni Blanc, 1
  • Verdejo (blend only)
  • Vernaccia, 1
  • Viognier, 2
  • Xarel-lo (blend only)
  • Zinfandel, 1 (may be the same as Primitivo)

Comments

robert_jones
Sep. 1st, 2012 12:00 am (UTC)
The sources seem equivocal, e.g. Wikipedia redirects Primitivo to Zinfandel and states that they're genetically equivalent, but goes on to say that they have different tastes and growing characteristics.

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