Inside Wine: In the Vine Gene Pool

Vintners seek the finest clones
Daniel Sogg
Issue: March 31, 2007

You can't make good wine from bad grapes. But it's just as accurate to say that the best grapes come only from the best vines. Vintners around the world are faced with myriad options when it comes to which clones of which grape varieties (and which rootstocks to graft those clones to) are best-suited to their vineyards.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 15, 2007.

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