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Grape Varieties in Canada

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Grape Varieties in Canada


Agria: is an early ripping grape suited to cool climate vineyards
Agria is also known as Turan. Agria's chief attributes are its dark color, high vigour growth, cool climate friendly and ripens early with good sugar content. It grows well in the Pacific Northwest.

Carbrea on Hornby Island of the Coast of British Columbia grows Agria.
Cherry Point has a blend using Castel, Agria and Zweigelt grapes


Grape Varieties in Canada


(ox-er-wah) Produces a white table wine sometimes referred to as Pinto Auxerrios.

Pinot Auxerrois another of the various clones of Pinot Noir, Auxerrois Blanc is a light white grape with qualities that range from neutrality to honey to asparagus, all dependent upon production method and oak aging.

Gray Monk (BC) grows Pinot Auxerrois as does Gehringer Brothers. Little Straw has grown Auxerrois since 1974. Their white blends Tapestry and Cuvée Blanc using Auxerrois are well known. They also make Auxerrois icewine.

In Ontario it is Viewpoint winery's most popular white. Auxerrois Crops well (4-4.5 Tones/acre). Cold hardy to about -22 C. Early harvest ,cheongsamwine

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