ArticleFoxy Concord: Finding the sweet spot with this American classicWritten by Chik BrennemanThe grape of North America, Concord has come to dominate the grape juice and jelly markets, but making a solid wine with it can require a little more care than most vinifera grapes. Chik Brenneman digs deep to come up with a solid game plan to making a worthy wine from this grape variety.Already a member? Log InYou'll Also Like Article MEMBERS ONLY Merlot: Noble grape of Bordeaux . . . Merlot is the most common grape variety grown in France with about 280,000 acres. Article MEMBERS ONLY Tempranillo: Spanish nobility Tempranillo is the predominant black grape variety from the northern wine region of Spain we know as the Rioja, and other regions of the Iberian Peninsula.