Wine is made with grapes, but not typical table grapes you’ll find at the grocery. Wine grapes have thick skins, are small, sweet, and contain seeds. There are many different kinds of wine grapes (over a thousand) but here are a few of the most-commonly planted varieties around the world.

Trying all 8 wines will give you a good example of the potential range of flavours found in all wine. Each wine listed below also includes alternative varieties that taste similar. So, if you prefer a particular wine, you might also like its alternatives. Try them side-by-side to learn your preferences!


Taste: Black Cherry, Black Currant, Baking Spices and Cedar (from oak)