A grape is a fruit, botanically a berry, of the deciduous woody vines of the flowering plant genus Vitis. Grapes can be eaten fresh as table grapes, used for making wine, jam, grape juice, jelly, grape seed extract, vinegar, and grape seed oil, or dried as raisins, currants and sultanas. Grapes are a non-climacteric type of fruit, generally occurring in clusters.
The cultivation of grape plant began 6,000 to 8,000 years ago. The oldest known winery was found in Armenia, dating to around 4000 BC. By the 9th century AD, the city of Shiraz was known to produce some of the finest wines in the Middle East.
They grow all around the world, white/green, table/wine grapes come in different size, flavor and appearance. Some well-known and popular types are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo, Chardonnay, Syrah, Grenache Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Riesling Grapes, Cotton Candy Grapes, Thompson Seedless Flame Seedless, Kyoho Grapes
Grapes are rich in health-protecting antioxidants, they are also low in calories and free from fats. Grapes also contain resveratrol, a natural plant compound that helps in burning body fats. That is why they are used by people wanting to lose weight.
Eat them fresh or make wines, vinegars, jellies, jams, juices, oils, raisins etc.
While playing the personification game we realized this historic fruit truly does resemble who we are and what we do.
So whether you've been with us since the beginning or are just stopping by for a glass we want to say Thank You! We're so happy you're here!