Red Wine Grape Variety: Petite Sirah (aka Durif) This bold red wine grows mostly in the United States even though it's true origins are in Southeastern France. It's for those of us who love a bold red wine.
Vermentino ("vur-men-teeno") is a light-bodied white wine that comes from Italy. What's exciting about Vermentino is it tastes similar to Sauvignon Blanc and is often much more affordable for quality wines.
Viognier ("Vee-own-yay") is a full-bodied white wine that originated in southern France and is most loved for its perfumed aromas of peach, tangerine and honeysuckle but can also be oak-aged to add a rich creamy taste with hints of vanilla.
Nebbiolo The grape of Barolo, Barbaresco which are 2 of the most important wines of Italy (in terms of collectability). This red wine smells like roses and red fruits but upon tasting it you will be surprised by it's bold tannin.