If you have been following our blog and social media accounts over the last few years you may be familiar with our continued new variety table grape developments globally
With our Greek grape season in full swing, we thought now would be a great time to focus on the exclusive new varieties flourishing on our Greek vineyards.
ARRA 15 (ARRA Sweeties™)
Now into their fourth year of production, our ARRA 15 are continuing to show superb development in Greece. Cultivated for their signature elongated berries, fantastic shelf life and crunchy eating quality, ARRA 15 also have a sweet, well balanced flavour. Our vineyards look extremely healthy and have used the recent optimal weather conditions to their benefit.
ARRA 32 (Mystic Dream™)
Sought after due to their great taste and XL sizing, ARRA 32, our black variety is thriving in the ideal setting of Northern Greece. Already showing outstanding development, our remarkable late season berries provide a juicy eating experience, an extended shelf-life and huge bunch sizes. We’re excited to share this fourth year production with good commercial volume.
ARRA 19 (ARRA Passion Glow™)
The attractive cherry red colouration and crisp appearance of our Greek ARRA 19 really makes it stand out from the crowd. Naturally sweet with an optimum brix of around 19%, ARRA 19 also have a fantastic hanging ability and excellent vine attachment. Thriving in semi-rainy regions, our Greek vineyards provide exceptional growing conditions.
Working with Grapa Varieties
Our ARRA™ Varieties have been developed through the fantastic Grapa Varieties table grape breeding programme. Grapa are a global family business that specialise in breeding and licensing premium table grape varieties worldwide.
Shachar Karniel, ARRA varieties breeder says:
After four years of experience cultivating ARRA varieties in the Kavala region, we have learnt that due to the cold nights, Mid-late varieties as ARRA Sweeties (ARRA 15) and ARRA Mystic Dream (ARRA 32) deliver very good colour and taste. Therefore, we are making our best efforts to develop a ‘Red ARRA 15’ that will complete the line of white, red and black.