Course: Understanding Wine

Class 4: Major Regional Varieties


Regional varieties -- varieties that have found niches in their respective regions -- are discussed, highlighting the grape variety as well as its wine, origins and new frontiers.

Gewürztraminer Muscat Viognier Pinot Gris Sémillon
Origin Alsace Alsace, Southern France, Northern Italy Northern Rhône Valley Alsace, Germany, Northeastern Italy Bordeaux
New Frontier New Zealand, Oregon, Washington Australia, California, Washington
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