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Grapevines

U.K. Vineyards are now home to over sixty varieties of grapevines. From the Channel Islands to the Outer Hebrides, see who is growing which varieties

Sauvignon blanc

Sauvignon blanc Sauvignon blanc is a green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France. The grape most likely gets its name from the French words sauvage ("wild") and blanc ("white") due to its early origins as an indigenous grape in South West France.
UK Area in production 2015 4.4955 Hectares
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Scheurebe

Scheurebe Scheurebe or Sämling 88 is a white wine grape variety. It is primarily grown in Germany and Austria, where it often is called Sämling 88 (English: Seedling 88), and some parts of the New World. Scheurebe wines are highly aromatic, and the variety is often used for sweet wines, although dry Scheurebe wines have become more common in Germany
UK Area in production 2015 unknown
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Schönburger

Schönburger Schönburger, also spelled Schoenburger, or Schonburger is a variety of grape, formally designated Geisenheim 15-114, a crossing developed at Geisenheim Institute for Grape Breeding in Germany, and released in 1979, of Pinot noir x (Chasselas x Muscat Hamburg).
UK Area in production 2015 27.83 Hectares
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Seibel 7053 Chancellor

Chancellor Chancellor is a hybrid wine grape variety produced by Albert Seibel c. 1860.
UK Area in production 2015 Unknown
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Seyval blanc

Seyval blanc Seyval blanc (or Seyve-Villard hybrid number 5276) is a hybrid wine grape variety used to make white wines. Its vines ripen early, are productive and are suited to fairly cool climates Seyval blanc is grown mainly in England and the United States.
UK Area in production 2015 88.31 Hectares
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Siegerrebe

Siegerrebe Siegerrebe (literally "Victory vine" in German) is a white wine grape that is grown primarily in Germany with some plantings in England,Vancouver Island, Washington State, British Columbia's North Okanagan and Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley.Siegerrebe was created by German viticulturalist Dr. Georg Scheu (1879-1949) in 1929 at a grape-breeding institute in Alzey in Rheinhessen, by crossing Madeleine Angevine and Gewürztraminer.
UK Area in production 2015 19.6485 Hectares
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Sirius

Sirius HYBRID OF: BACCHUS X SEYVE VILLARD 12-375 FROM THE GRAPE RESEARCH INSTITUT GEILWEILERHOF/PFALZ IN THE GRAPE VARIETY LIST SINCE 1995
UK Area in production 2015 unknown
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Solaris

Solaris Solaris is a variety of grape used for white wine. It was created in 1975 at the grape breeding institute in Freiburg, Germany by Norbert Becker
UK Area in production 2015 24.25 Hectares
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Syrah

Syrah Syrah or "Shiraz" is a dark-skinned grape variety grown throughout the world and used primarily to produce red wine. In 1999, Syrah was found to be the offspring of two obscure grapes from southeastern France, Dureza and Mondeuse Blanche. Syrah should not be confused with Petite Sirah; a cross of Syrah with Peloursin dating from 1880.
UK Area in production 2015 unknown
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Triomphe

Triomphe d'Alsace The Triomphe d'Alsace vine is fairly vigorous and very robust, growing rapidly even in cool climates. The leaves are not deeply indented and can grow to a very large size, producing a dense canopy which has to be thinned to promote ripening and to suppress mildew.
UK Area in production 2015 10.201 Hectares
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