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Vespaiola grapes

by | Apr 10, 2017

Vespaiola is considered as a famous variety of white wine grape that hails from the region of Italy.


The vines of this white wine grape variety are mainly planted in the Veneto region located in the northeastern Italy, where it is mostly dry in order to produce the dessert wines in the Passito style.

Not only this, this white wine grape variety is also used as an important component in the Denominazione di Origine Controllata white wine of Breganze along with the famous grape of Friulano.

The most popular incarnation of this white wine grape variety is Breganze Torcolato which is nothing but a sweet wine that is made around the town of Breganze, located at the foot of the famous Vizentine Alps.

This white wine grape variety is considered to be the best example of a grape variety that is concerned with the production of the famous sweet wines of the world.

These grapes entertain a natural as well as intense level of acidity in them and therefore they are mainly used as to the production of dry sweet wines.

The vines of this white wine grape variety ripen by increasing themselves very high in terms of the levels of the sugar along with a characteristic of a golden hue.

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The grapes of this white wine grape variety are very much concentrated in terms of the levels of sugar.

The level of sugar present in these grapes is also indicated by the name of this grape variety Vespaiola that comes from Vespa which refers to nothing but the wasps which are attracted to all the sugary fragrances in the vineyards.

This presence of wasps in the vineyards could be considered as a viticultural hazard because they entertain a propensity to destruct these grapes in order to gulp the sweet pulp inside them. At the same time, these wasps also harm the workers working in the vineyards.

The vines of this white wine grape variety ripen in the month of January and they perform really well in all the regions where the climatic conditions are very favorable for them.

The vines of this white wine grape variety are also harvested earlier and they are further left to dry in the special rooms where they are particularly hung from the ceilings and are further spread on the mats to dry.

This white wine grape variety is known under a number of synonyms such as Bresparola Bianca, Vesparola, Vespera, Uva Vesera, Bresparola, Vespaiolo, Vespajola and many others.

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The vines of this white wine grape variety are considered to be originated in the regions of northern Italy.

The plantation and cultivation of this white wine grape variety are limited to the regions of Italy only.


The grapes of this white wine grape variety are mostly known for its sweet sugary characteristics and the levels of sugar present in the pulp of the grape are very high.

In fact, the sugar levels present in this white wine grape variety are considered to be highest. The grapes of this white wine grape variety are picked, dried and then later prepared into the wines of Passito style.

These wines are furthermore sweetly spiced. Thus, the resulting wines so produced create wonders on the tastebuds of the wine lovers.

The Passito style wines prepared out of this white wine grape variety appear to be golden as to their appearance.

These wines exhibit the aromas similar to honeysuckles, apricots as well as spices. The levels of acidity present in this white wine grape variety are considered to be very high.

The wines produced out of this white wine grape variety are mostly the dry wines that are best paired with the desserts.

Food pairing

All the wines produced out of this white wine grape variety are best paired with the food items such as cinnamon-spiced rice pudding, coconut milk jelly as well as Pesche al Vino Bianco.


Michael Bredahl

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