Vitis Vinifera
Vitis vinifera is a species of grape originating in Europe and with a long history of winemaking. The so-called noble varieties have been established worldwide in wine producing countries including Canada and included the much recognized Chardonnay, Riesling, Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Shiraz, Merlot, Gamay and hundreds of others.