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Grapes Galore

rworange | Sep 16, 2011 10:19 AM

Figs may have fizzled this year, but currently there are over a dozen varieties of grapes at Berkeley Bowl.

Saveway has a great grape on sale for 99 cents lb this week. It is a new variety of grape called Pristine. The crunch if fabulous. This site writes

"A new variety of late season seedless green grapes, the Pristine is the result of 20 years of methodical cross-breeding by a grower in Central California. The result is an unusually large grape with good shelf life. This fruit has an altogether unique flavor that starts with a hint of vanilla and finishes with a crisp tart-sweetness, reminiscent of green apples! "

Yeah ... about the green apple finish. I'm not sure about the vanilla, but I really like the flavor.

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