Story: Viticulture

Cabernet sauvignon grapes (1st of 6)

Cabernet sauvignon grapes

Cabernet sauvignon grapes have been grown in New Zealand since the early 1800s, especially in warmer areas. It is a late-ripening variety, and its tough-skinned berries are fairly resistant to fungal attack.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Viticulture - Grape varieties', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18304/cabernet-sauvignon-grapes (accessed 11 August 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008