Rewarding harvest: The petit manseng grape adds unique flair to local wine


Petit manseng is resilient on the vine and a natural remedy to boost acidity in a blend. “It does great in the vineyard,” says Jeff White of Glen Manor. “It’s the one grape you don’t have to worry about at harvest.” Photo: Xavier Saubot

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