Muscat is one of those chameleon grapes that you’ve probably consumed unknowingly. Truth be told, it’s everywhere! The Muscat grape is old enough to be called ancient (or vintage a few hundred times over!). Wine scholar Jancis Robinson’s hypothesis is that Muscat was once the most common vine imported into southern Gaul by the Romans. To give you an idea of how long ago this was…Gaul existed in the Bronze Age! The Romans then transported and replanted this grape all across Europe where it then eventually traveled across oceans to be grown worldwide. Since it’s so old and well-traveled Muscat is grown under many names including: Moscato, Brown Muscat, Muskatellar, and Moscatel. Read on here!