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Cabernet Sauvignon – the Leading Red Wine Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon's origin was a little unclear because there are many myths and conjunctures surrounding it. The word "Sauvignon" is believed to have been derived from the French word sauvage, which means wild. It is referred to the grape being a wild Vitis vinifera vine native to France. The grape used to be rumored as having ancient origins. more
Cabernet Sauvignon grapes

How to Make Cabernet Sauvignon

The grapes used for this type of wine are also unique. They are round, small, very dark with a very rough skin. The roughness of their skin actually protects them from being damaged especially when the autumn rains start to pour in. This also prevents them from being contaminated. more

Cabernet Sauvignon Grape Vine Growing

The Cabernet Sauvignon grape is grown in nearly every wine producing country. This grape produces the most widely recognized red wine in the world. The Cabernet Sauvignon grape vine is grown in all types of climates from Canada's Okanagan Valley to Lebanon's Baqaa Valley. During most of the 20th Century the grape was the most widely planted premium red wine grape until it was surpassed by Merlot in the 1990s. more