Generally only common sage is commercialy available. However, also good are Pineapple Sage and Red Sage.
Selection and Storage
With fresh younger leaves are generally better, with more mature leaves having a stronger, more overpowering flavour. Sage keeps for a few days in covered in the refrigerator. Dried sage is very strong and should be used in small quantities.
All year round.
Sage is delicious fried in butter with the butter and sage used as a sauce for veal, filled or ravioli. Sage good with chicken, pumpkin, leeks, peas, artichoke and duck.