Be green or purple, raw or ripened even calling it one of the oldest fruit existing on Earth won’t be wrong. Living for at least 65 million years on this planet it has achieved a special position in the heart of inhabitants. Surprisingly it is also on the list of most cultivated fruits in the world. Talking about grapes. Like its age, the berry-categorized fruit holds a bunch of facts to keep in wow.
• The family of grapes holds 8000 varieties including both the table and wine vines.
• 29,292 square miles of land on Earth is being used to harvest grapes which makes it one of the most cultivated fruits in the world.
• Grapes are berries each fruit coming from a single flower in the grapevine.
• Wines are produced from grapes but not from table grapes but from wine variety.
• Grape develops on the vine. It can reach a length of 15 meters (50 feet). One vine generally produces 40 clusters of grapes.
• One cup of grapes contains about 100 calories providing more than a quarter of the daily recommended values of vitamins K and C. Grape seeds, which are edible, are a handful of antioxidants.