How A Nearly Extinct Portuguese Wine Grape Was Rescued By A Soccer Player

May 26, 2021Forbes

Just as a bird or animal species can come close to the brink of extinction, so too can wine grapes. Currently there are over 1300 vine varieties in the world, but most people are only familiar with the commonly produced ones, such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, or Cabernet Sauvignon.