There are plenty of grape varieties in the world of wine and some are easier to recognise than others. But let us focus on those from Provence such as: Mourvèdre, Grenache, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah… Of course, listed like that, these various grape varieties can seem daunting but with some simple guidance, learning about grape varieties really will enrich your wine culture. It’s also a great way to expand your knowledge all whilst learning which styles of wine you prefer.  Some grape varieties are tannic and sharp, some are soft and smooth and it can be a great surprise tasting wine from different regions or countries and comparing their origins.  Provence wines are delicate with a kick and there really is a grape variety to suit everyone. So if you’re keen to know more about grape varieties from Provence then why not contact Planet Provence and organise a guided tour of the Provence vineyards?