Giumarra showcases varieties - The Packer

Giumarra showcases varieties

11/05/2013 02:25:00 PM
Vicky Boyd

click image to zoomJohn Giumarra, owner of Giumarra Vineyards, Bakersfield, Calif., stands next to a display of proprietary grape varieties, some of which were recently introduced and some of which are nearing introduction. Sweetie and Sweet 16 are large white varieties that were available 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.NEW 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.



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