Muscat of Alexandria (Zibibbo, Gordo, Moscatel de Setubal, Muscat of Limnos, Moscatel de Malaga, Moscatel Graudo, Moscatel Romano; Hanepoot) WIDESPREAD white

Widespread in Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, France, Morocco and Spain

Possibly hailing from North Africa, Muscat of Alexandrias was planted in Greece in the early 20th century. Its predilection for warmth helped it in adapting perfectly to the country, subsequently yielding sublimely sweet wines.Still, in recent years, a large percentage of its production has increasingly gone towards producing dry, aromatic white wines and a few sparkling ones.  (Source:;


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Countries grown: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, France, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Uruguay