Giumarra showcases varietiesNEW ORLEANS — At the recent Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit 2013, Giumarra Vineyards displayed proprietary grape varieties.

John Giumarra, owner of Giumarra Vineyards, Bakersfield, Calif., said Sweetie and Sweet 16, large, white varieties, are in limited quantities this season.

Sweet 16 is harvested at about the same time as sugraones and Sweetie comes in about the same time as thompson seedless. Giumarra Vineyards, which developed the varieties, licenses growers throughout the world to produce them.