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Müller-Thurgau: grape variety with global influence
Müller-Thurgau is a remarkable grape variety that has gained worldwide recognition. Originally bred in Switzerland, it has spread rapidly due to its unique characteristics and adaptability. In this article, we will take a look at Müller-Thurgau, both on a global level and with a special focus on the variety from South Tyrol.

Müller-Thurgau internationally
Müller-Thurgau has gained a global reputation for its versatility and pleasant taste. It is grown in numerous wine regions around the world, including Germany, Austria, Italy, New Zealand and the United States. The grape variety is known for its early ripening and ability to thrive in cooler climates. This makes it an attractive choice for grape growers in regions with short growing seasons.

Müller-Thurgau from South Tyrol
South Tyrol, which stretches across the alpine regions of northern Italy, is known for its top-quality viticulture. Here, Müller-Thurgau has acquired a special significance. The unique combination of alpine climate, cool nights and sunny days creates ideal conditions for growing this grape variety. Winemakers in South Tyrol take advantage of the terroir to produce wines with fruity aromas, lively acidity and refreshing lightness.

Müller-Thurgau from South Tyrol is characterized by delicate floral aromas, notes of citrus and a balanced flavor. The wines are often fresh, crisp and easy to drink, making them a popular choice for everyday enjoyment. In recent years, winemakers in South Tyrol have refined their growing methods and cellar techniques to realize the full potential of this grape variety and produce wines of the highest quality.

Müller-Thurgau is undoubtedly a fascinating grape variety with global influence. While it is grown worldwide, it has taken on a special role in South Tyrol. Winemakers in this region have managed to take advantage of the unique terroir to produce wines that perfectly reflect the characteristics and charm of Müller-Thurgau. Although often considered an everyday wine, Müller-Thurgau from South Tyrol is definitely a delight for any wine lover who appreciates subtle aromas and a refreshing lightness. - Gerardo [TS06/23]

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