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Wine grape

Term for grapes of those grape varieties that are used to make wine. It is derived from pressing (cr ushing). Within the EU, cultivation is bound to the vineyard area quantities specified in the vineyard register for wine production. Only grape varieties that have been classified as such by the wine-growing countries - in Austria, the federal states - may be planted for wine production (see Quality wine grape varieties). The picture shows the six most common wine grape varieties worldwide: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo, Airén, Chardonnay and Syrah.

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