Most Famous Wine Varietals

The list is based mostly on Johnson & Robinson's "The World Atlas of Wine", Wine Folly and personal experience.
Hints consist of country of origin or country's reputation for a particular grape wine varietal.
Alternative names for each varietal are accepted.
Names are in alphabetical order.
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White Grape Varieties
Country in which is most popular
Answer
Spain
Airén
Spain & Portugal
Albariño
Greece
Assyrtiko
France, USA, Australia & New Zealand
Chardonnay
France & South Africa
Chenin Blanc
Hungary & Slovakia
Furmint
France & Germany
Gewürztraminer
Austria, Slovakia & the Czech Republic
Grüner Veltliner
Spain
Macabeo
Worldwide
Muscat
Argentina & Bolivia
Pedro Giménez
Spain
Pedro Ximénez
France, Germany & Austria
Pinot Blanc
France, Australia & USA
Pinot Gris
Germany, France, Austria & Australia
Riesling
France, New Zealand, USA & Chile
Sauvignon Blanc
France & Australia
Sémillon
Spain, Argentina & Bolivia
Torrontés
France, Italy & Australia
Trebbiano
France & USA
Viognier
Red Grape Varieties
Country in which is most popular
Answer
Italy
Barbera
France
Cabernet Franc
France
Cabernet Sauvignon
Spain & France
Carignan
France & Chile
Carménère
France, Algeria & South Africa
Cinsault
Spain & France
Grenache
Italy
Lambrusco
Argentina, France & USA
Malbec
France, Italy & USA
Merlot
Italy
Montepulciano
France, Spain, USA & Australia
Mourvèdre
Italy
Nebbiolo
USA, Israel
Petite Sirah
France, USA, Australia
Petit Verdot
France, USA, New Zealand & Australia
Pinot Noir
Italy
Sangiovese
France, USA & Australia
Syrah
France, Uruguay & Bolivia
Tannat
Spain, Portugal & Mexico
Tempranillo
Portugal
Touriga Nacional
Portugal
Touriga Franca
Croatia, Italy & USA
Zinfandel
Austria
Zweigelt
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Level 47
Sep 16, 2016
Montepulciano not Montelpulciano
+1
Level 47
Sep 19, 2016
fixed!