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Types of Wine

Use this dataset to learn about the most popular types of grapes and wines.
a data set by the_gourmet
created June 15, 2017
ImageGrapeOriginMost Notable Wine(s)TasteSweetnessStyleGrape ColorFood pairingAlso Grown In
ReislingRhine, GermanyIce WineHigh level of acidity with crisp, floral aromasDry, semi-sweet or sweetWhiteBlancThai or Chinese foodWorldwide
ChardonnayBurgundy, FranceChampagneWarm climates: Tropical and sweet; cool climates: tart, green apple flavorsDry, semi-sweet or sweetSparklingBlancRoast chicken or turkeyWorldwide
Sauvignon blancBordeaux, FranceSauternes, SancerreLime, green apple, passion fruit, white peachDry, semi-sweet or sweetWhiteBlancFish, cheeseCalifornia, Chile, France, New Zealand, South Africa, Ukraine
MerlotBordeaux, FranceSaint-Émilion, PomerolWarm climates: fruit-forward, with notes of raspberry, cherry and mocha; cool climates: rich, earthy flavors like tobacco and aniseDryRedNoirGrilled meats, salmonAustralia, California, Chile, Long Island
Pinot NoirBurgundy, FranceGevrey-Chambertin, Nuits-Saint-GeorgesRed berries, black cherries, mushrooms, wet leavesDryRedNoirSalmon, roast chicken, pastaAustralia, California, Germany, New Zealand, South Africa
ZinfandelCroatiaWhite ZinfandelJam, fruitDry, semi-sweet or sweetRed, RoséNoirLight meats, curryCalifornia, Croatia, Italy
Syrah/ShirazRhône, FranceCôte-Rôtie, HermitageBerries, pepper, tobaccoDryRedNoirDark meat, barbecue, dark chocolate, fruitAustralia, California, Oregon, Texas
MalbecBordeaux, FranceRed BordeauxBlackberries, garlic, raisinsDryRedNoirDark meat, barbecueArgentina, Chile, France
TempranilloRioja, SpainGran ReservaOak, cherry, plum, tomato, leatherDryRedNoirMeat, strong cheesesArgentina, Australia, Portugal
Pinot GrisBurgundy, FranceVendange Tardive, AlsatianWarm climates: spicy and tropical; cool climates: crisp and cleanDry, semi-sweet or sweetWhiteRoseFish, shellfish, raw vegetablesFrance, Italy, Oregon
PalominoJerez de la Frontera, SpainSherrySweet, nutty, freshDry, semi-sweet or sweetWhiteBlancTapas, mild cheeses, almonds, olivesSouth Africa
SangioveseTuscany, ItalyChiantiSavory, earthy, rusticDryRedNoirTomato-based sauces, herbal seasoningCalifornia, Italy
BarberaMonferrato, ItalyBarbera d'AlbaOak, plum, sour cherry, spicyDryRedNoirDark meat, mushrooms, herbaceous cheesesArgentina, Australia, California
MuscatWorldwideMoscato d’AstiApricot, peach, orangeSweetSparklingVariedDessert, Thai food, cheeseWorldwide
GrenacheAragón, Spain Banyuls, RivesaltesJuicy and floral; berry tones with white pepperBothRed, RoséNoirSpiced and herbed meats and vegetablesAustralia, California, France, Italy
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