Emperor (grape)

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Emperor is a red Australian wine grape variety that is mainly grown as a table grape in South Australia and New South Wales but can be a blending component to fill out red blends. It is particularly well suited for hot climate viticulture.[1]


Various synonyms have been used to describe Emperor and its wines including Emperado, Genova, Genova rosa, Red Emperador and Red Emperor.


  1. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Guide to Wine Grapes pg 67 Oxford University Press 1996 ISBN 0-19-860098-4