ArticleBold Brianna: A strong and healthy growerWritten by Chik BrennemanElmer Swenson’s grape breeding program has had a profound effect on the North American wine scene. One such grape to come from his program is Brianna, a grape that required an estimated 93 crosses to produce. Learn about this grape’s heritage as well as how to best work with it.Already a member? Log InYou'll Also Like Article FREE Group Winemaking A group of winemakers create eight wines from the same grapes to explore the impact of each process. Article MEMBERS ONLY Primitivo: The early-ripening varietal Anyone well versed in wine grape nomenclature knows that Primitivo and Zinfandel are genetically identical. Yet test trials have shown there are some differences with grape types. Learn some of the history and best practices when handling Primitivo.