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Thursday, Mar. 13, 2008

Siegerrebe

This white grape is best known in its native Germany, where it produces wines of great character. This grape has little trouble ripening and, in fact, produces as much sugar as just about any European wine grape variety.

The wine was introduced to North America by the owners of Bainbridge Island Winery near Seattle. It’s now grown in small amounts in Washington’s Puget Sound region and British Columbia.