ArticleZinfandel: ‘America’s’ grapeWritten by Chik BrennemanWe all are familiar with White Zinfandel, the rosé style that enjoyed immense popularity in recent years and led to the emergence of a rosé boom with other varieties.Already a member? Log InYou'll Also Like Article MEMBERS ONLY Malvasia Bianca: A Greek grape that has gotten around A grape of Mediterranean origins, Malvasia grapes spread throughout the region under the umbrella name. Get the scoop on this unusual family of grapes and the variety brought to North America under the title Malvasia Bianca. Article MEMBERS ONLY Classic Catawba: America’s first true wine grape Some people have called Zinfandel “America’s grape,” others say it should be Concord. Chik Brenneman is here to make the case for the first true North American wine grape variety: Catawba.