- Common Name: Calmeria Grape
- Scientific Name: Vitis vinifera
- Specimens From: USA
- Specimens Weight: 636 gm (specimen's brunch)
There are several species of grapes but more than 90% of the cultivated grapes are from "vinifera" species (also known as the European grapes), which is native to the Mediterranean and central Asia. The minority of several other species, comes from the America continent.
Grape production is mainly divided into 4 uses:
Wine grapes: For wine making
Table grapes: For eating as fresh fruits
Dried grapes: For drying and eaten as snacks, known as raisins
Juiced grapes: For canning as grape juice, jam and preserves
There are several thousands of cultivars but most of those, we probably never get to see it as almost three-quarters of the production, went into wine making. France, Italy, Spain, Turkey and the USA are consistently among the top few countries leading in the production of grapes, mostly for the wine industry but China is the top producer of table grapes, mainly of the "red globe" variety.
Calmeria grape is primary used as table grapes and belongs to the green/white group as it has light green skin. It is also known as "lady finger" grape because of its distinct elongated shape. This variety of grape is well-known and considered as good quality grape even though it is seeded. It is sweet with only a slight tart taste.
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