Grape Sexism

Thanks to Dr. Carole Meredith and her team at the University of California at Davis, we know that over the course of two thousand years, pinot noir has been a real Casanova, fathering dozens of other grapes, including chardonnay.  And that sauvignon blanc is the mother of cabernet sauvignon. But is there any scientific basis for thinking of one variety as the “mother” and one as the “father?” Find out in this week’s Wine Clip!

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