I stumbled across this article on CNN this morning and had to share it. I found it quite interesting and was slightly surprised, but after reading through the article it really does make sense on why this particular grape is the most planted grape in the world.
“Thank you, University of Adelaide. It turns out that a researcher there, Professor Kym Anderson, has been engaged in a lengthy project analyzing the world’s grape-growing regions and has determined – among many, many other things – that Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted wine grape in the world.”
Here is the link to the full article: http://eatocracy.cnn.com/2014/01/13/most-popular-wine-grape/?hpt=hp_bn11