Fast Facts on Grapes

Interesting facts about grapes

  • Grape domestic cultivation started about 8.000 years ago in the Near East.
  • Ancient Greeks believed that god Dionysus brought the first vine to them.
  • The Greek god Dionysus was most of the time depicted holding a grape cluster or a glass of wine.
  • Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics also depict grapes.
  • In many cases, grape producers understand that the plants may need irrigation by the orientation and curling of the top tendril. 
  • One of the traditional dishes of the Mediterranean cuisine (dolmades) is made of vine leaves.
  • A fungal disease called noble rot may lead to the production of sweet wines with unique and desired organoleptic characteristics. In a few words, it does so by causing water to evaporate and thus increasing the sugar content in the remaining juice. 
  • Red grapes and wine have high antioxidant capacity.
  • Vein products include table grapes, dehydrated grapes (currants), wine, grape juice, concentrated must, distillates, leaves, and vinegar. Different varieties are used for each of the above purposes.

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