Grapes are the fruit of the vitis vinifera which translates to "the vine that bears wine". Grapes are actually berries and can be used for making wine or for eating as a fresh fruit. This ancient fruit comes in a myriad of varieties with the wine making varieties being different from table grapes.
In addition to an out of hand snack food grapes can be added to fruit salads, cakes, tarts and preserves.
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