New year, new grape varieties for California after 20 years genetic research at UC Davis

For the first time since the 1980s, University of California, Davis, researchers have released new varieties of wine grapes. The five new varieties, three red and two white, are highly resistant to Pierce‚Äôs disease, which costs California grape growers more than $100 million a year. The new, traditionally bred varieties also produce high-quality fruit and wine. … More New year, new grape varieties for California after 20 years genetic research at UC Davis