Number of new Peruvian grape varieties identified by researchers in the desert province of Caravelí in the Arequipa region of Peru. DNA tests were used to confirm the 6 varieties, which will be registered with the Vitis International Variety Catalogue (VIVC), a global database of grapevines. At least two of the varieties are considered contenders for wine grape propagation.

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