Wine Grape

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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wine grape, a term used to describe grapes used for winemaking, as opposed to table grapes for eating and drying grapes for use by the dried fruit industry. For discussion about the plant which bears wine grapes, see vine, and for more detail of the fruit itself, see grape.