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Wine Spectator School

Class 3: International Varieties

International varieties -- those grown in many areas around the world -- are discussed, highlighting the grape variety as well as its wine, origins and new frontiers.


Chardonnay Riesling Sauvignon Blanc
Origin Burgundy Germany, Alsace Bordeaux, Loire
Australia, California Australia, California,
New York
California, New Zealand
Apple, pineapple,
vanilla, smoky,
lemon, mineral

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