Pinot Noir Grapes on Stamps – USA 2017
USA issued a 5 cent definitive stamp on Pinot Noir Grapes on 24 Feb 2017 in sheets of 20 stamps.
Two clusters of deep purple Pinor noir grapes are depicted growing on vines among several green leaves on stamps designed by Derry Noyes. Grapes have been grown for thousands of years and can be eaten as table fruit,dried to produce raisins or crushed to produce Wine and Juice. The Pinot noir grape can produce one of the most highly prized and elegant wines in the World.
Burgundy in France was earlier home to this variety but now grown in Northern California ,Oregon and New York.