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November 10, 2020
The Bacchus grape variety is becoming quite well known in England now but less is known of our other wine, Ortega. Our Feedback Global intern Rachel was curious and did a little bit of research to find out about the origins of the variety and its name.
The 'Ortega' grape variety was invented in 1948 by Hans Breider in Germany, who named it after the Spanish philosopher José Ortega y Gasset. Interestingly, the Spanish surname 'Ortega' has etymological roots in the latin word 'urtica' meaning 'nettle'. This ties in nicely with our ethos of organic and sustainable growing methods, and the prevalence of stinging nettles in the English climate and their rich but often unacknowledged nutritional profiles.
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