A true aristocrat – loyal subjects must wait in the hot summer sun for this fancy grape to show up. Elongated deep purple berry – this grape is a prince among table grapes.
Grapes continue to ripen after being picked—refrigerate them to slow down the ripening process. You can tell freshness by examining the stems. Fresh grapes will have green and pliable stems, while grapes that have been stored for a while will have twiggy and woody ones.