Vitis vinifera, commonly known as the European grapevine or common grapevine, is native to the Mediterranean region, specifically in areas that include modern-day Turkey, Iran, and the countries surrounding the Caspian Sea.
Vitis vinifera is the species of grapevine that is most widely cultivated for wine production and table grapes. It has been cultivated and used for winemaking for thousands of years, dating back to ancient civilizations in the Mediterranean and Near Eastern regions. Ours is sourced from various countries.
The scent of grape can bring a juicy, refreshing, and slightly tart note to perfumes. It is often used in combination with other fruity or floral notes to create complex and appealing fragrance profiles.
Grape can be used in perfumery to add a fruity and sweet aroma to fragrance compositions. It is a Top/Middle note found in our Fruity family.
Overall, the use of grape in perfumery adds a fruity and vibrant element to fragrance compositions, contributing to the overall olfactory experience and the desired mood or concept of the perfume.
Grapes have been cultivated and highly valued in Mediterranean cultures for centuries. In ancient Greek and Roman civilizations, grapes were associated with fertility, abundance, and the god of wine, Dionysus/Bacchus. The grapevine was considered a sacred plant, and the consumption of wine made from grapes was an important part of religious rituals and social gatherings.
In Christianity, grapes symbolize the blood of Christ and are often associated with the Eucharist or Holy Communion. The use of wine, which is made from grapes, during religious ceremonies is a representation of the blood of Christ shed for salvation.
Grapes, particularly in wine-producing regions such as France, Italy, Spain, and California, hold cultural and economic significance. Wine production and consumption are deeply ingrained in the traditions, social rituals, and identities of these regions. Grapes are associated with celebrations, harvest festivals, and a sense of terroir and craftsmanship.
In Chinese culture, grapes symbolize abundance, fertility, and good luck. They are often used as decorations during festive occasions like the Lunar New Year. The Chinese word for grape, "putao," sounds similar to the word for "wealth," further enhancing its auspicious symbolism.
Grapes are mentioned in the Quran, the holy book of Islam, and are associated with paradise and blessings. They hold significance during Ramadan, the Islamic holy month, when dates and grapes are traditionally consumed to break the fast.
Grapes were grown and highly valued in ancient Egypt. They were associated with fertility and considered a symbol of prosperity and luxury. Grapes and wine were offered as offerings to gods and were enjoyed by the upper class.
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Please note this product format is a small vial that contains roughly 20 drops of scent concentrate. This can be purchased à la carte but is intended to be used with our Perfume Kit.
Latin Name: Vitis Vinifera
Extraction Method: Isolate
Country of Origin: Varies
We are a natural perfumer; all of the scents in our library are derived from plants.
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