Did you know there’s a grape variety called ‘Foxtail’ (‘Coda di Volpe’) or that Riesling was Queen Victoria’s favourite grape? Welcome to the endlessly fascinating world of grapes.

Great wine starts with great grapes, so we’ve lined up our favourite grape varieties – most of which you’ll find in the shop – and found you some juicy little grape-sized facts…or ‘grap-toids’ (sorry!)

As well as our ‘grap-toids’, you’ll see our suggestions for grape varieties to try alongside your favourites. For example, if you always reach for a Merlot but want to try something different, see which grape varieties we suggest to broaden your drinking pleasure.

Just click on a grape variety to start your grape voyage of discovery.